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Structural and Component Testing

Primary Industries

Metcut is proud to provide service to a large variety of industries in both the private and government sectors. Here are a few:

  • Aerospace
  • Space
  • Land Transportation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Medical device
  • Emergency Vehicle
  • Military
  • Power generation
Primary Services

Metcut offers services in many different areas of testing and is always willing to help you tackle your current testing challenges. Below are some examples or our primary test services we offer.

  • Static and Fatigue test development and execution
  • Test system design, manufacturing, and assembly
  • Strain gage installation and recording
  • Data Acquisition and handling
  • On-Site test system design, assembly, and operation
Types of Testing

Metcut provides services for general Research and Development, qualification, and certification. Most test configurations can be tested in a destructive or non-destructive manner. Some of these types of tests are included below.

  • FAA Certification Testing
  • Full-scale structural qualification testing
  • FEA certification and comparison testing
  • Axial, Multi-axis, and Axial-Torsion Testing
  • Pressurized Vessel with or without applied external load
  • Digital Image Correlation
  • Ultrasonic A-scan/C-Scan
  • Acoustic Emission
Facilities and Equipment

The laboratory is equipped with the latest MTS AeroPro servo-hydraulic control systems. Metcut is very accustomed to building bespoke test stations for unique demands.

  • 1800 ft2, 600 Ton Strong Floor
  • (3) Strong Walls
  • (5) Large Slotted Test Beds
  • 100 Kip / 1.2 Million Inch pound axial-torsion Machine
  • (50+) Actuators with capacity up to -650,000 / +400,000 lbf
  • Pressure vessel equipment capable of 150,000 psi
  • (4) MTS controllers with 118 Channels for up to 21 stations
  • (4) MTS FlexDAC for recording up to 192 channels of data
  • Availability to 115+ single-axis MTS test frames.
  • 20-ton overhead crane with 20’ spread beam
  • Fork-lifts and other various large rigging equipment
Mobile Testing

Metcut understands that some products that require testing can’t be shipped or sent to the lab due to various reasons, so the solution is to simply bring the lab to you.

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