WE ARE LTI

SINCE 1978, AN INTERNATIONAL PROVIDER OF LASER BASED NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING INSTRUMENT, SYSTEMS AND TRAINING.

We are the pioneers and leaders in shearography and holography NDT. Our systems are used to ensure quality and engineering compliance for military aircraft, missiles, launch vehicles, large liquid propellant rocket engines as well as manned and unmanned spacecraft.

We are a small but highly skilled team of twenty-five specialists in NDT, physics, optics, mechanical and software engineering, manufacturing, and program management.

LTI offers a wide range of proven system solutions as well as custom designed “Turn-key” system to meet your requirements.

COMPANY TIMELINE

1978
Founded by our current President and CTO, John Newman
1980
Developed first high-speed automatic holography camera
1982
Delivered the first ultrasonic holography system for turbine aircraft engines, 42 systems to 8 countries to support military and commercial engine manufacturing.
1986
Developed the worlds first electronic shearography camera
1987
Integrated the first shearography system for USAF B-2 manufacturing
1988
Introduced the first electronic shearography tire testers.
1990
Developed and delivered 40 portable shearography system for aircraft and marine composites
1994
Shearography inspection of the Severn Class Lifeboats in the UK for the RNLI
1995
LTI and industry users establish the ASNT Laser Methods Committee
1997
LTI installs large automated shearography system for Raytheon Premier 1 aircraft production
1998
First shearography systems delivered to NASA in support of the Space Shuttle Program
1998
LTI and industry users establish the ASTM Shearography NDT Sub-Committee
1999
Introduced the first Optical Leak Test system for microelectronics packaging, delivering 350 systems by 2020.
1999
LTI Shearography integrated into the Delta IV Launch Vehicle program
1999
Shearography testing of NASA X-33 engine for qualification tests at Stennis
2000
LTI Shearography integrated into the F-22 aircraft and major helicopter production programs
2004
LTI develops advanced acoustic stress shearography for Space Shuttle TPS applications
2010
Shearography integration into a major rocket engine manufacturing program
2011
Shearography inspection of the NASA LADEE Lunar spacecraft and ground test vehicle
2015
Shearography integrated into the F-35 aircraft production program
2020
LTI delivers our 35th large shearography chamber system for aerospace manufacturing
2021
LTI delivers two XRS-9500 Shearography Rocket Engine Inspection Systems