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Product Testing

Our laboratory is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), Certificate Number 1412.01, as an ISO 17025 compliant laboratory. It is a fully equipped, state of the science facility.

We are capable of testing many personal protective products to the standards of the -

  • U. S. Consumer Products Safety Commission - CPSC
  • American Society for Testing and Materials - ASTM
  • National Operating Committee On Standards For Athletic Equipment - NOCSAE
  • Canadian Standards Association - CSA
  • International Organization For Standardization - ISO
  • American National Standards Institute - ANSI
  • Department of Transportation - DOT
  • National Fire Prevention Association - NFPA
  • and other personal protective products standards.


Our equipment is specifically designed to provide precise, accurate test results in areas such as impact attenuation, transmitted force, density, tensile strength, compression deflection, deformation and other mechanical properties. Samples submitted for testing will be destroyed and disposed of unless specific arrangements are made prior to testing.


Product Evaluation

We assist many companies in evaluating personal protective products in a variety of ways so as to improve that product's performance and marketability.


Design Consultation

Frequently clients request our company expertise to assist them develop a new product from scratch or, usually, help them bring an idea to fruition. We offer assistance to them as needed as they finalize their designs and bring the product to market.


Quality Control

SIRC can provide several quality control services, primarily in the areas of risk management, plus third party verification of your product's ability to meet a specific standard.


Litigation

On occasion we have been asked to assist various legal entities when they have questions about a particular product or injury, usually related to the sports world, but with other personal protective products as well.

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