7447 West 33rd Street NorthT: 316.832.1600 | F: 316.832.1602
Wichita, KS 67205
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NTS Wichita (formerly United States Test Laboratory USTL) is an independent test facility providing expert testing of body armor, helmets, and firearm locking devices, as well as stab testing.The expert staff at NTS Wichita, KS has practical experience in both law enforcement and military test specifications.
We utilize modern test equipment and innovation to provide accurate and confidential test procedures and reporting of test results.
At NTS we utilize the latest in technology and innovation to maximize test accuracy and confidence. Our Wichita, KS facility boasts:
NTS Wichita is part of the vast NTS Defense Group, which includes six other laboratories across the country. NTS Wichita provides testing to a wide variety of test standards including NIJ 0101.06, MIL-STD 662F, UL 752 and a variety of military and international test specifications.
NTS Wichita was the first independent ballistic test laboratory to utilize FARO Arm and Geomagic Qualify software, capable of making precise measurements up to 0.0006” (0.016mm), as well as Doppler radar. Two high speed cameras are utilized to capture test data up to 500,000 frames per second.
The fully adjustable test fixtures at NTS enable the provision of support to a variety of test samples:
NTS Wichita test services can be tailored for any test scenario; First Article Testing (FAT), Lot Acceptance Testing (LAT), Internal Research and Development (IR&D), Qualification, and Research and Development. NTS knows you can’t wait months for testing. Test data can be delivered in the required format within 24 hours of test completion. Our environmental test set ups, from temperature and humidity to vibration and shock, are co-located with our ballistic testing services, ensuring expedient and efficiently run programs.
NTS Wichita was the first NIJ approved, NVLAP-accredited laboratory to perform on-site conditioning according to NIJ 0101.06. We have a Russell’s 12’x9’x8’ walk-in chamber capable of - 60º to 150º C and 10-95% RH which can condition up to six models of body armor at the same time. NTS Wichita has a 23”x31”x33” ESPEC Chamber capable of - 70º to 150º C and 10-98% RH and a 20”x20x”x20” Thermotron chamber capable of 177º C.
Click here to download the NTS Wichita, KS fact sheet for more details on specifications, tests, and capabilities. Contact us today to discuss your next program!
Updated May 20, 2016