Firearms require extensive testing before they are suitable for either the consumer market or for use in combat situations. At National Technical Systems (NTS), our Wichita, Kansas facility has been specially designed to meet these testing requirements. NTS Wichita features four ranges equipped with industry-leading monitoring and data acquisition equipment that make both regulatory compliance and general QA simple.
Our team of on-site engineers has an extensive background in firearms safety testing. We can assess your requirements to determine the appropriate sequence of checks and tests that will help you deliver a superior, safer product to the market.
NTS performs firearm function and reliability testing to the following standards:
We also perform comprehensive firearm analysis to include:
NTS performs extensive firearm safety device testing to the following standards:
Comprehensive lock testing performed includes:
To compliment the above capabilities, NTS has invested in the equipment necessary to make our Wichita location the most advanced firearm and trigger safety testing facility in the country. Some of the unique features found on the NTS Wichita campus include:
Tools such as these provide greater insights into firearm performance, which in turn makes it easier to manage safety risks. NTS Wichita also features complete environmental simulation capabilities so that we can perform gun safety testing in a wide range of potential weather conditions.
The faster you can get results, the quicker you can shepherd your product through the certification process and bring it to market. NTS’s firearm safety testing facilities are connected via LabInsight, a secure online server that allows you to access results, reports and other important information online. This helps you improve cycle times, streamline your workflow and reduce redundancies, all of which can save you money.
For more information about firearm safety testing at NTS, contact either our Wichita location or our head office to speak with a representative today.