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Material Specification Testing for the World's Aerospace Industry

AMS Specifications (Aerospace Material Specifications)

These are standards developed by the Aerospace Materials Division under the direction of the SAE Aerospace Council.  Over 1200 AMSs have been adopted by the Department of Defense and are used worldwide by the aerospace industry.

ASTM Specifications (American Society for Testing and Materials)

These standards are developed voluntarily by technically qualified members located worldwide.  ASTM standards are used as reference procedures in most AMS and Military aerospace specifications.

Military Specifications

These are standardized documents developed by the United States Department of Defense.  

Airframe and Engine Manufacturers

These are private industry commercial specifications developed by manufacturers such as Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Pratt & Whitney, GE, Rolls Royce, Lockheed, and AirBus.

Other Test Specifications

SMI performs testing to many other specifications including Transit Authorities and has developed many customized test procedures for individualized requirements.  

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