MIL-STD-810 Dust Testing

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MIL-STD-810 Dust Testing

Applied Technical Services provides MIL-STD-810 Dust Testing utilizing our cutting-edge environmental testing laboratory.

What is MIL-STD-810 Method 510?

The MIL-STD-810 Method 510 is a military standard that tests the long-term survivability of devices in sandy and dusty environments such as deserts. The test evaluates potential mechanical issues that may arise due to sand and dust penetrating cracks and crevices, obstructing opening, and disrupting bearings and joints. This method tests two types of materiels; sand and dust. The military standard defines a dust particle as less than 150 micrometers in diameter and sand particles as 150-850 micrometers in diameter.

How does Method 510 work?

MIL-STD-810 Sand Testing breaks down into two procedures:

Once both procedures are complete, ATS technicians examine and evaluate the device for any potential issues such as electrical and thermal performance, visual damage such as abrasions and paint chipping, as well as overall device performance to respective standards.

ATS Environmental Testing Lab

Applied Technical Services’ Environmental Testing Lab is a state-of-the-art facility that utilizes the latest technology to provide dependable results with quick turn-around times. ATS experts perform environmental testing daily and meticulously adhere to industry standards.

Quality Assurance

For more than 50 years, Applied Technical Services has been committed to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service. In doing so, our labs are certified and accredited with the following:

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