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Safety Management Services, Inc. chairs the ET Users’ Group consisting of multiple national laboratories, government facilities, and private entities. We meet annually to accomplish the objectives of the Charter given below. The ET Users’ Group is open to accepting new members who can collaborate with us and the other members to accomplish the below objectives. Please contact Bob Ford of Safety Management Services, Inc. for further information or visit the ET Users’ Group Website at


The Members of the ET Users’ Group will collaborate to systematically minimize the variability associated with energetic materials testing to enable consistent/repeatable test data and interpretation of test results. This will be accomplished by:
1) Developing procedures and methods
2) Applying technologies
3) Reaching consensus
4) Performing periodic “Round Robin” test series on standard materials