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Sand & Dust Testing – Everything But….

Posted on Jun 29th, 2010 by admin
Cascade TEK sand and dust testing

An interesting article caught my attention last week. A military wife was sharing her soldier’s dismay over how the Velcro that is supposed to hold up his cammo pants, seal pockets and keep him in uniform does not work in a dusty, sand ridden environment like Iraq or Afghanistan. Funny, Cascade TEK performs the military standard (MIL-STD 810) sand and dust testing on all types of military and civilian gear. These tests insure components in the field can withstand sand and dust bombardment. We’ve seen all types of hardware, electronics, but never velcro…

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