Boeing Technology Services - Materials Testing & Material Processing Technologies
BTS - Materials testing

Boeing has over 95 fully staffed facilities dedicated to performing a broad range of materials testing and process development work. These Boeing organizations:

  • Assist in the technical qualification of new materials, processes, and equipment
  • Assist Boeing suppliers and global partners in developing and improving their processes
  • Support The Boeing Company's airline customers in improving inspection and maintenance processes for their fleets
  • Improve Boeing processes to meet or exceed safety, airworthiness, and environmental protection requirements

We have the expertise to study any material used in aerospace and related industries. Whether we're testing metals, advance composites or lubricants, our materials testing laboratories can deliver accurate, reproducible results.

When our facilities have available capacity, they can be made available to qualified companies through a Boeing Technology Services (BTS) contract. Contact Boeing Technology Services for information on availability and specific characteristics and capabilities of these labs.

Here are some types of capabilities and facilities available:

  • Advanced Equipment Design Engineering
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Processes Development
  • CMM Systems Analysis
  • Cutter Inspection/Analysis
  • Digital Radiography
  • Damage Tolerance Testing
  • Electrical Systems Testing and Analysis
  • Environmental Conditioning
  • Fasteners and Bearings Testing
  • Fatigue Testing
  • Finishes and Corrosion Testing
  • Flammability Testing
  • Fluids and Lubricants Analysis
  • Image Analysis
  • Interiors Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Dye Penetrants Inspection
  • Microscopic and Metallurgical Analysis
  • Modal Analysis
  • Non Destructive Investigation (NDI)
  • Mechanical Properties Testing (Metallic and non-Metallic materials)
  • Robotic Systems Evaluation
  • Static Testing
  • Super Plastic Forming
  • Vision/Sensors Optical Measurement / Metrology

Our test facilities and capabilities are constantly being upgraded, so contact BTS to learn whether Boeing has the capabilities expertise or facility you need.

To join the many companies using testing resources available at The Boeing Company, contact the Boeing Technology Services Marketing Manager at 206-662-1478, request a quote online, or e-mail us for more information about our test capabilities.