Mechanical Testing & Consulting Services

Our skilled engineers diagnose machinery faults, support failure investigations, and measure modeling parameters and validate simulation results.


For over 30 years, the SimuTech Group has combined experimental and simulation techniques to validate finite element models and update modeling parameters such as loads, material properties, damping, and boundary conditions with real data.



Popular Testing Requests:





Strain Gauge Testing

Measure static strain due to relatively constant loads.


Ground Vibration & RAP

Modal test techniques specifically for aircraft spacecraft.


Vibration Diagnostics

Identify the root cause of noise and vibration problems in machinery.


Torsional Vibration

Determine the natural frequencies and mode shapes of a rotor train.


Campbell Testing

Measure the natural frequencies and mode shapes of rotating turbine blade (bucket) rows.


Blade Frequency Testing

Measure blade frequencies with various boundary conditions.


Wind Turbine Testing

From power curve measurements to power performance testing.


Modal Testing

Determine the natural frequencies, mode shapes, and damping ratios


Moment Weighing

Optimize stacking order to minimize unbalance, and measure the mass and CG location of parts.




What our Customers Say:

« As we strive for lighter weight, optimized heat exchanger designs, it becomes more and more important to know the product’s ultimate design limitations.  SimuTech Group has provided us with strain instrumentation expertise that coupled with our traditional testing procedures has allowed us to better understand our product design limitations. »

– Karl K., Senior Test Engineer at Delphi Automotive

“Analysis software is written by its developers to satisfy a broad range of industries. Best Applying the programs for applications in a particular industry such as ours requires insights into the nuances of the software for performing those specialty tasks.  SimuTech Group has the know-how in helping us optimize use of the technology for our work. They’re really up on the applications and problems we face every day at Hatch.

– Ted Barrette, Supervising Mechanical Engineer in the Hatch Autoclave Group

« We just would like to say SimuTech Group did an excellent job regarding that 7-meter FEA study. We consulted with a lot of other companies before finding SimuTech Group. None of the others could not figure it out. »

– Stanley Widmer, President of Stanley Widmer Associates Inc.

“SimuTech Group is a valuable partner in our regular business of building blades for the turbo generation industry. We can always count on SimuTech Group to support our efforts in meeting or exceeding our customers’ expectations.”

Brian Meyers, Production Manager at Stork H&E


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