Energetic Material Assessment

Testing and consulting for propellants, pyrotechnics and explosives

We provide a comprehensive range of small scale laboratory and large scale testing services
on energetic materials for clients from around the world. Testing is performed on propellants, pyrotechnics and explosives both for research purposes and for classification, packaging and labelling (DoT, UN, etc.).

As well as providing testing services, our expert staff also advises on all aspects of safe handling of energetic materials including the provision of Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Process Safety Management (PSM) services. Over the past 30 years we have conducted numerous inspections, performed extensive process safety audits and specialized safety evaluations of commercial and governmental operations involving chemical, propellant, pyrotechnic and explosives manufacturing in facilities worldwide.

Specialist services...

  • Propellant, Explosives and Pyrotechnics Testing
  • DOT / UN Shipping Classification: testing and analysis for explosives and other hazardous materials
  • ASTM / ANSI standard testing
  • EU-Mark testing
  • Facility and magazine siting data and analysis
  • Maximum Credible Event analysis
  • In-process Safety data and analysis
  • Process Safety Management
  • Hazards Analysis
  • Incident investigation
  • Process Proofing
  • Workstation protection tests
  • Custom testing and analysis
  • Dust hazard testing
  • Refrigerant classification testing (per ASHRAE SSPC 34-2010)
  • Flammable vapor testing
  • Flammable Liquid testing
  • Flammable Solid testing
  • Oxidizers testing
  • Corrosives testing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Improved Process Efficiencies
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Avoidance

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Our services are delivered through local offices worldwide

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Experts in Process Safety Excellence Chilworth Global is an organisation dedicating to helping process industries avoid major fire, explosion and loss of containment events and improve performance to save lives and protect assets.