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Analyze component and system level fatigue, strength and durability with specialized structural testing and analysis from SGS.

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To verify the static strength or fatigue strength of a particular component, highly specialized testing is required to apply measured loads to the test sample. Our team of industry experts can test the design and manufacturing integrity of your product. We support a wide range of industries, performing structural testing services using servo-hydraulic actuators with and without environmental conditions.

Why choose SGS for your structural testing needs?

Our structural testing data can help you:

  • Determine component or system strength by performing structural testing to failure
  • Identify the relationship between the stress range and the number of times it can be applied before causing failure
  • Fulfil specific engineering requirements
  • Gain support for analytical engineering
  • Validate finite element analysis (FEA) or model predictions

Unrivalled experience from a leading structural testing provider

As the world’s leading testing, verification, inspection and certification company, we offer you extensive expertise and experience in structural testing. We have successfully completed thousands of structural and fatigue tests on items ranging in size and complexity from simple coupons to complex body structures and suspension components.

We have a wide-range of tools and methods available to help test the strength of your product, including:

  • Custom frames
  • Custom fixtures
  • Hydraulic actuators
  • Servo-controlled load applications
  • Pressure-controlled load applications
  • Strain gauge data acquisition
  • 1000-gallons-per-minute (GPM) centralized hydraulic power unit
  • Channels of MTS and Shore Western controls
  • Actuators supporting heavy loads for ultimate strength testing or fatigue testing

We provide a wide range of generic test fixtures that can adapt to your components, reducing fixture cost and expediting test set-up. We also have the engineering and design capability to design and fabricate specialized test fixtures to test nearly any type of component.

To discuss your structural testing requirements, contact us today.