146  S. Cities Service Hwy.
Sulphur, LA   70663

Providing Quality
Non-Destructive Testing &
Welder Qualification
for over 50 years!




Central Testing Company is the oldest NDT company in the Lake Area, having performed non-destructive testing with a variety of methods for over 50 years. Today, our services are offered 24-hours every day, 7 days a week.

Whether only a single weld, or complex projects requiring various techniques and equipment,
Central Testing Company provides inspection services under a strict guideline of procedures and practices for quality assurance. All work is performed to the following standards: 

  • ASME
  • ANSI
  • ASTM
  • AWS
  • API
  • And to any other customer specification.
Our Welder Qualification Shop has enough room to test more than 20 welders at a time.
Each booth provides ideal conditions for testing, including windscreen curtains, shielding gas dispensers,
sliding positioner with a sliding surface and angle iron, and powerful Miller Dialarc welding machines!


Carol Temple
(CEO / Owner)

  • Bachelor's in Education
    (Sam Houston State University)

  • Master's in Education
    (Texas A&M)

  • Bachelor's in Accounting
    (McNeese State University)
Kermit Babaz
(President / Quality)

    • AWS CWI

    • API 510

    • API 570

    • API 653

    • ASNT Level III
Chris Caldarera
(Operations Manager / RSO)

  • Bachelor's in Accounting
    (McNeese State University)

Kathryn Caldarera
(Office Manager / Safety Officer)

  • Bachelor's in Business
    (Montreat College)