Mechanical/Drop Testing

Mechanical Laboratory Testing
For Many Industries
Medical Device
Shipping and Transportation
Metals Processing
Chemical Manufacturing
Standard and Customized Mechanical Testing

RTI conducts both standard and customized mechanical tests for many industries, including Aerospace, Construction, Medical Device, Petroleum, Shipping and Transportation, Metals Processing, and Chemical Manufacturing. Metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites are tested to a variety of industry specific standards. In addition, RTI has a full in-house machine shop and can manufacture and test samples in a variety of sizes and configurations.


All testing is subjected to rigorous review by our quality control personnel, which assures reliable results and accurate interpretations. The mechanical test capabilities at RTI include the following:

  • Tensile, Compression, Flexural, and Shear
  • Cryogenic and Elevated Temperature Test Conditions
  • Hardness and Microhardness (Rockwell, Vickers, Knoop, Brinell)
  • Bend
  • Charpy V-Notch Impact
  • Weld Procedure Qualification
  • High Strength Bolts, Nuts, and Washers
  • Fixture Design and Custom Techniques
  • Component Testing