Failure in service is not an option for the aerospace industry. That’s why Element provides a wide range of aerospace mechanical testing services to make certain your products and materials are safe, quality, compliant, and fit-for-purpose. 

Aerospace mechanical testing/destructive testing

Mechanical testing, also known as destructive testing, ensures your materials and products meet the critical properties required for their end-use.

These test methods include, but are not limited to:


Aerospace mechanical testing you can trust

Our team of highly experienced experts delivers aerospace testing services at our state-of-the-art laboratories across the globe. 

Element’s experience in successfully delivering mechanical testing programs for the world’s leading Aerospace Primes, and their supply chain partners, make us the ideal partner for delivering both high volume, routine testing programs and custom programs that are unique to each customer project.


For more information about our mechanical testing services for the aerospace industry or to request a quote, contact us today.

Our Aerospace Mechanical Testing Services

Element offers comprehensive mechanical testing services for the Aerospace industry.

Tensile Testing

Tensile Testing

Element delivers industry-leading tensile testing services for a wide range of metallic, polymeric, and other advanced materials to the Aerospace and other industry sectors.

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Fatigue Testing

Element's laboratories help customers characterize the properties and behaviors of materials and components using varying loads, speeds, and environmental conditions to create predictive patterns of future behavior.

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Fracture Toughness Testing

Element provides fracture toughness testing to determine material characteristics and longevity of metallic, nonmetallic, and advanced materials.

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Creep Testing

Measuring load over an extended period of time, creep testing programs use continuous load and elevated temperature to test for eventual material failure.

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Hardness Testing Laboratories

Hardness Testing

Element's laboratories use a variety of micro-indentation and macro-indentation testing methods to determine the hardness of a material to deformation.

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Impact Testing

Element's experts subject materials and products to dynamic impact, measuring cushioning, g-forces, and impact failure mechanisms. 

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Fastener Testing


Find out how Element tests individual fasteners and fastening systems in high volumes, with reliable results to consistently meet the exacting demands of the Aerospace sector.

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Aero Engine Spin Testing Services

Spin Testing

Find out how Element tests all rotating components within aero engines to help make certain that they are safe and reliable when in-service.

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Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.