Close up of strength testing equipment with guages and wires

Strength testing is a fundamental materials science test to examine how a material will react under force. It is vital you test your product strength to ensure it withstands the forces it will be subjected to.

Three strength tests will determine the physical performance of your material; tensile testing looks at how much a material can be stretched, impact testing records a materials resistance and flex testing demonstrates how easily your material bends.

Hand holding a ruler beside metail in clamp as part of strength testing

Three men operating pressure testing device in laboratory

There are many more specialist facilities that can test your materials from temperature chambers and vibration plates to wind tunnels, pressure chambers and wave simulators.

If this sounds like the type of equipment and expertise you are looking for this map shows where in Scotland you can find strength testing facilities.

Contact Us and we can introduce you to the specialist teams.

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