From coupons to full-scale tests: Our structural testing laboratory specializes in high-load tests, up to 15 MN.

LARGE AND VERSATILE FACILITIES TO TEST THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF COMPONENTS AND SUBCOMPONENTS

  • Uniaxial static and fatigue tests on universal hydraulic machines up to 15 MN
  • Multiaxial static and fatigue tests on structural elements on a 12m x 12 m strong floor
  • Testing under controlled thermal conditions, from cryogenic temperatures to high elevated temperatures

STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY FOR DATA ACQUISITION AND TEST MONITORING

  • Instrumentation with numerous data acquisition channels
  • Advanced metrological equipment and digital image correlation (DIC)
  • Impact equipment to induce controlled structural damage
  • Online tools to test remote monitoring and data post-processing (eTesting)
  • NDT tear-down activities
 
 

Responsive capabilities to meet aerospace programmes delivery times

  • Robust organizational and flexible workforce capabilities
  • Project management expertise in international testing programmes
  • Test tooling: In-house design, simulation and manufacturing to requested load boundary conditions
 

A reputable lab, qualified by the major aerospace, helicopter and aero-engine manufacturers

  • Global leader in large carbon-fibre panels, with over 50 wing-panels tested
  • Certification testing campaigns for aeroengine parts
  • Complex testing campaigns for different helicopter programmes
  • Expertise in tests with complex mechanical loads (HTP, VTP, etc.)
 

A testing partner for R&D and certification programmes

  • A trusted lab with experienced teams in certification testing helicopter programmes
  • We collaborate and support research and technology programmes through our firstclass facilities
  • Active participants in government-funded research programmes