Colorado Metallurgical Services 

Colorado Metallurgical Services (CMS) specializes in providing the highest caliber of independent, 3rd-party metals and materials testing, nondestructive testing, failure analysis, forensic metallurgical engineering, corrosion analysis, weld testing, and test specimen machining. We strive to maintain the best quality, integrity, and standards in equipment, personnel, and testing results generated in our laboratory facilities. CMS is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accredited testing lab.

The following bulleted points indicate our commitment to serving our role as a certified laboratory testing facility:

  • All testing is governed by: American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International, Aerospace Material Specifications (AMS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Welding Society (AWS), military (MIL) specifications, our internal Quality Assurance or Standard Operating Procedures Manuals, or applicable customer specifications.
  • All test instruments are calibrated by an independent and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accredited source in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ANSI Z540 requirements.
  • Equipment calibration is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Testing (NIST).

Our professional, experienced team is ready to help you identify materials and their properties in accordance with their governing standardized specifications. We also specialize in providing non-destructive testing (NDT) and root-cause failure analysis of components.

Information regarding our different areas of expertise can be accessed via the links on the right and left columns of our website.