American Research and Testing Inc. is a fully equipped, independent testing laboratory capable of addressing multiple technical needs. We provide laboratory and consulting services, custom chemical analysis, investigative chemical analysis, problem solving, and quality assurance testing of materials and chemical products. We serve the industrial, commercial, entrepreneurial, litigation, and insurance communities with expertise, reliable results, and easy-to-understand reports. Projects range from quality control testing per private, commercial, or government specifications, to custom experimental design for product evaluation or analysis. Materials most frequently tested are plastics, paints, adhesives, coatings, rubber, woven and nonwoven fabrics, composites, solvents, consumer products, chemicals, waxes, and cleaners. Our capabilities are not limited to these examples.
American Research and Testing Inc. was founded by Dr. Rita Boggs in 1982. Dr. Boggs has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and nearly 50 years experience in chemistry. She currently serves as Councilor for the Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society.
American Research and Testing Inc. is managed by Ms. Barbara Belmont, M.S. Ms. Belmont has a Professional Science Masters of Analytical Chemistry from Illinois Institute of Technology, and over 30 years experience in chemistry. She currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society.
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