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    SDC Certified for FAA Testing

    SDC Certified for FAA Testing

    San Diego, CA, April 15, 2013 - San Diego Composites, Inc. (SDC) is performing certification testing on composite fittings for the aerospace industry. With full conformity required by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), SDC provides testing with Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) sign-offs and Authorized Representative (AR) witnessing. The FAA reviews and certifies every test installation, including environmental conditioning and thermal cycling of hundreds of test specimen prior to testing. SDC started with customer IGS models of the fittings and designed mounting fixtures and frames to match customer defined loading vector requirements. Three independent actuators with an MTS controller are utilized for multi-axial loading applications where each vectors' proof loads must be achieved simultaneously and continue until failure. Data acquisition records real-time load, displacement, and temperature data to verify the test parameters are achieved.

    Testing serves as the bridge between design and analysis, gives support to model predictions and substantiates engineering designs. With first class data acquisition and testing capabilities, SDC is dedicated to producing quality results the first and every test. Our trained personnel can help with the planning, set-up and conduct to your testing requirements. SDC is ISO 17025 compliant and conducts testing from rapid materials characterization databases through proof testing sub-components and full-scale systems. SDC's continues to expand their facilities to accommodate customer testing needs and the FAA certification testing is a perfect example of that. For more information about SDC's testing and evaluation, please contact Kenny Kenzel at

    SDC Certified for FAA Testing
    SDC's Multi-Axial Load Facility with Independent Actuators
    and Digital Controller

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