Put to the test

Structural and materials tests performed by the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites (AEWC) Center at the University of Maine have received an international stamp of approval that will help companies to develop new products.

The International Accreditation Service (IAS) Inc., has certified AEWC as a laboratory that meets standards for 47 different tests of plastics, wood products, composites, adhesives, and structural panels and assemblies. IAS is a nonprofit subsidiary of the International Code Council that provides the foundation for quality-control functions used by industrial associations and government agencies.

Learn more, here: http://www.umainetoday.umaine.edu/issues/v4i1/insights.html