HSL offers comprehensive services for the testing and analysis
of explosive, energetic and hazardous materials.
We can help you to assess the quality and reliability of these
materials, to provide necessary guidance and reassurance in respect
of their safe manufacture, transportation, storage and use.
Our explosive testing services ensure not only that you manage
explosives risks appropriately and avoid workplace accidents, but
also that you are compliant with applicable health and safety
Find out how we can help
you with explosives testing by contacting:
Kate Jeffrey on +44
(0)203 028 2057
Martin Thomson on +44 (0)203 028 2096
Alternatively, you can
send us an email and we will respond to your enquiry
and Explosives Testing
We possess a suite of facilities and techniques that enable our
clients to test, understand and benchmark the properties of
explosive and hazardous materials.
HSL is able to quantify the relative ease with which an
explosive or other energetic material may be initiated or ignited
by mechanical stimuli (i.e. impact or friction).
Our facility comprises a laboratory of testing equipment that
complies with UK, UN and EC requirements, a sample preparation room
and a storage room.
and Tunnel Facility
For the purposes of testing rail transport security and
understanding incident consequence, HSL possesses a section of
railway, a train and a tunnel representative of those found on
underground/metro rail systems.
HSL's outdoor test pads have been approved for use with all
forms of explosives.
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