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CORD is an innovative protective garment and human factors testing facility located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. CORD is also home of the world’s only commercially accessible immersible thermal manikin. CORD has a variety of facilities, such as a controlled climate chamber, wind tunnel, and a wave pool. With these facilities, CORD is Canada’s leading establishment for approval testing and evaluation of immersion suits, personal flotation devices, lifejackets, and other life-saving devices. CORD also conducts performance testing on rain gear, waterproof-breathable apparel, sleeping bags.

CORD specializes in providing solutions and high quality testing in our unique facilities. Most importantly, we have pride in our ability to provide services to our clients in a cost effective and responsive manner. 

We invite you to browse our site and contact us with any questions.