Bench handling is an essential part of testing for products liable to experience shock and vibration on a work bench, such as during repair, processing or operation. We provide testing to manufacturers in aerospace, transportation and defense, helping to ensure the integrity of products in virtually any environment.
In addition to determining a product’s fragility and ability to withstand mechanical shock, bench handling can be used to qualify the behavior and performance of products under stress. With the ability to test in temperatures ranging from -70 to 150 C and shock profiles, we are the ideal testing partner for bench handling programs.
Our Bench Handling Test Methods
We use multiple bench handling methods to accommodate a wide variety of product types and program requirements, including:
- Bump Testing
- Drop Testing
- Topple Impact Testing
- Freefall Impact Testing
Working with Element
For more complicated projects, our experts can work with you to design shock profiles and environmental conditions that meet your requirements. From defense materiel to consumer products, we have the experience and the expertise you need to ensure your project is a success. For more information about our bench handling services, or to request a quote, contact us today.
- BS EN 60068
- DEF STAN 00-035
- DEF STAN 07-55
- TR 2130C
Vibration and Shock Testing
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