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What we do
Colorado Metallurgical Services (CMS) specializes in providing the highest caliber of independent, 3rd-party metals and materials testing, failure analysis, forensic metallurgical engineering, corrosion analysis, weld testing, nondestructive testing, and from our machine shop 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 17025:2017 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 the 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 17025:2017 Accredited source in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ANSI Z540 requirements.
Equipment calibration is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Testing (NIST).
Our experts and experienced team are ready to help you identify materials and their properties in accordance with their governing standardized specifications. We specialize in providing destructive testing to provide root-cause failure analysis of components. We utilize non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques when appropriate.