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The Advanced Structures and Composites Center’s laboratories offer companies expertise and resources for:

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  • Prototype development


  • Identification and solution of specific process or product needs


  • Pilot production

The Center’s menus of ASTM standard, as well as custom,  tests offers industrial clients testing of their products for conformance with industry specifications, compliance with safety standards, and meaningful comparison with other products throughout the industry and around the world. ISO 17025 accreditation guarantees that the Advanced Structures and Composites Center testing, services, systems and people measure up to specifications of ISO 17025 standards. The Center has worked with dozens of clients including composites, wood products, paper, and chemical companies and has assisted in the testing and development of products ranging from bridge girders to home construction materials to skateboards.

ISO 17025 accredited ASTM testing offered by the Advanced Structures and Composites Center

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The Advanced Structures and Composites Center personnel have expertise in: 

  • Product Development
  • Engineering Services
  • Wood Products and Materials
  • Composite Materials
  • Embedded Sensors
  • Plastic Materials
  • Adhesives
  • Structural Testing
  • Materials Testing
  • Nano Technology
  • Building Code Reports

For more information, go to The University of Maine’s Department of Industrial Cooperation


An ISO 17025 Accredited Laboratory
(207) 581-2123