Decorative Hardwoods Assn. / Capital Testing

Sterling,  VA 
United States
http://www.capitaltesting.org
  • Booth: 1547

Formerly HPVA Laboratories, Capital Testing has been a leading provider of product certification, laboratory testing, and inspection of building products since 1954. Capital Testing offers formaldehyde emissions testing, US & Canadian fire testing, and special product performance evaluations to ANSI industry standards. Founded in 1921, the Decorative Hardwoods Association® (formerly the HPVA) represents the hardwood plywood, hardwood veneer, and engineered hardwood flooring industries.


Decorative Hardwoods Association / Capital Testing

Capital Testing and Certification Services

Formerly HPVA Laboratories®, Capital Testing has been a leading provider of product certification, laboratory testing, and inspection of building products since 1954. Capital Testing is a reputable resource for formaldehyde testing, US & Canadian flame spread testing, and specialized product performance evaluations according to ANSI industry standards.  Ask us about our new physical property testing capabilities for engineered wood flooring!

Decorative Hardwoods Association

Founded in 1921, the Decorative Hardwoods Association®, formerly known as Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association®, represents the hardwood plywood, hardwood veneer, and engineered hardwood flooring industries. Together we produce 90% of the hardwood plywood stock panels and hardwood veneer manufactured in North America. We are the premier source for industry publications: Where To Buy Membership Directory, American National Standard for Hardwood and Decorative Plywood, American National Standard for Engineered Wood Flooring, American National Standard for Due Diligence in Procuring / Sourcing Legal Timber, and more.


 Show Specials

  • Mention "NWFA2020" in your quote request submitted through www.capitaltesting.org for 10% off your next test project!  Valid through May 31st, 2020.  Discount is applied to the full, standard price of all tests in your next quote issued by Capital Testing.  Excludes certification-related testing and subcontracted tests.  One discount per company.

    The following Test Methods are included in this discount offering:

    -ANSI/HPVA EF Engineered Wood Flooring Standard (delamination / three cycle soak testing; moisture content testing; Table 3 Evaluation for thickness tolerance, width tolerance, flatness, crook, overwood, etc.)  
    -ASTM E84 Tunnel Test

    -ASTM E648 Critical Radiant Flux - Flooring 
    -CAN/ULC S102.2 
    -ASTM E1333 Large Chamber Formaldehyde Emissions
    -ASTM D6007 Small Chamber Formaldehyde Emissions
    -ASTM D1037 Physical Properties (hardness, static bending, etc.)

    and much more!