BAM Logo

CTS Paper and Paperboard Program: Interlaboratory Programs

EPTIS factsheet 138176 | Last revision 2019-05-23 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138176 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138176

PT provider
PT provider Collaborative Testing Services Collaborative Testing Services
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Remarks Collaborative Testing Services (CTS) combines proven knowledge of interlaboratory testing with cutting edge tools to help you quickly and easily monitor your laboratory’s performance. We are committed to helping organizations achieve and maintain excellence in measurement quality. Contact us regarding your questions concerning testing materials and data analyses.
Product groups Consumer products
Pulp and paper
Testing fields Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Paper Optical properties Color and Difference
Specular Gloss
Bursting strength -
Resistance to bending -
Tear Strength -
Tensile properties Z Directional
Physical properties Thickness
Coefficients of friction
Internal Bonding Strength -
Folding Endurance -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards TAPPI T524,T527,T425,T519,T452,T525,T480,T403,T414 TAPPI T494,T511,T543,T566,T489,T541,T569 TAPPI T411,T549,T460,T547,T555,T538,T412,T410,T530
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Prices vary. Visit www.collaborativetesting.com for complete pricing
Regularly operated Yes (Every Two Months)
Year of first operation 1971
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Collaborative Testing Services
21331 Gentry Drive
20166 Sterling, VA
United States

Phone: +1-571-434-1925
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Web: http://www.collaborativetesting.com http://www.collaborativetesting.com
Mr. Christopher Czyryca
Phone: +1-571-434-1925 x 103
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Email: eptis@cts-interlab.com eptis@cts-interlab.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21