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  • Canusa Systems Ltd

    4ward Testing have worked closely with Canusa and our client on all aspects of the work undertaken. Their wide experience, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of international specifications and standards, has helped speed the testing process considerably and their professional,…

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4ward Testing - Independent Composite Testing Laboratory

4ward Testing - Independent Composite Testing Laboratory

4Ward Testing is an independent testing laboratory specialising in the testing and analysis of composites, laminates, GRP, resins, film and adhesives. We work for a range of Industries including, Automotive & Aerospace, Marine, Defence, Medical, Industrial and Consumer.

All 4ward Testing programmes are reliable and cost-effective, whether you are looking at quality processes, safety, compliance or performance. Our comprehensive testing includes:

  • Fast effective test scheduling and preparation of reports
  • Customisation of our test rigs to accommodate unusual materials
  • Continual monitoring and feedback to ensure programme conclusion
  • Certification to a range of National and Internationally recognised Test Standards
  • Post-test evaluation of physical properties, test results and durability testing
  • 3rd Party independent testing for authority and validity of your product reports


4ward Testing offers characterisation services including; Physical and Mechanical Testing, Chemical Resistance testing as well as Environmental ageing. Typical tests include: Tensile, flexural strength, hardness, ashing, density, shear and compression.


4ward Testing Environmental Testing Programmes are conducted in our Laboratory in West Sussex UK, using:

  • Xenon Arc to Industry Standards
  • QUV exposure with scalable condensation & heat
  • Fully equipped environmental chambers ranging from -74°C to 100°C, 0-100% RH
  • Ovens up to 350°C
  • Salt Spray for monitoring corrosion of coatings, membranes, adhesion to metal Etc
UKAS Testing Laboratory
No 0307, Notified Body No 2538, ISO 17025 Accredited

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  • Commercial focus
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