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Core Capabilities

METSS has been conducting contract research and development services for 30 years, providing solutions, creating processes, and developing new products across a broad range of industries and applications. 

METSS 2190-S synthetic hydraulic and lubricating fluid for US Navy submarines

Functional Fluids

Next generation oils/hydraulic fluids

Lubricants, greases, penetrating oils


Advanced anti-wear additives

Corrosion inhibitors

Deicing and anti-icing fluids

Coating removal

Cleaners and degreasers


Dielectric fluids

Alternative fuels

Thermal control fluids

Powder coating removal technology

Advanced Materials

High performance rubbers

Electrostatic Dissipative Materials

Electromagnetic Interference Materials

Chemical protective materials

Packaging/barrier films

Intumescent coatings

Self-sealing materials

Specialty resins

Polymer processing/recycling

Impact-resistant, self-sealing fuel tanks

Propulsion system catalysts

Hydrophobic and hydrophilic coatings

Advanced self-sealing and impact resistant fuel tanks
Rapid runwat repair technology
F-16 fighter jet

CB Defense

Subject Matter Expertise (SME)

Live agent R&D experience (Lab and Outdoor)

Materials hardness and survivability (NBCCS)

Agent-substrate interactions (AFP, PDS)

Agent persistence (AFP, Contact Hazard)

CB protective materials (COLPRO, PPE, Coatings)

CB decontaminants (Liquid, Solid, Vapor)

CB operational analysis (Hardness and Survivability)

Modeling and simulation (AFP, Persistence)

Execute international efforts for AFRL/DTRA S&T

Biological Testing

BSL-2 lab for testing Risk Group 2 bacteria

  • Gram (+) - Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae

  • Gram (-) - Klebsiella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Room-scale (1169 ft3) bioaerosol test chamber used for virus surrogates

  • Non-enveloped - MS2 bacteriophage

  • Enveloped – Phi6 bacteriophage

Surface and bioaerosol efficacy test methods based on established EPA and ASTM standards; used to assess disinfection rates of under varied conditions

  • Inorganic and organic test soils

  • Varied bioload levels

  • Moderate and high relative humidity

  • Ambient to warm temperatures

  • Time-course tests to determine kill rates

BSL-2 laboratory and bioaerosol test chamber
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