Press Releases

Test Devices, Inc. introduces optical strain measurement service

July 6, 2016

Test Devices’ customers can now capture strain data over a full component during spin testing. Optical strain measurement can measure and record surface strain at thousands of locations simultaneously. Collected data can act as a standalone resource, or supplement traditional measurements.

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U.S. Navy Awards Test Devices Contract for High-Cycle Fatigue Research

May 29, 2012

The U.S. Navy recently awarded Test Devices, a Hudson, Massachusetts-based rotational testing company, a Research and Development Contract for advanced High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) excitation methods and instrumentation.






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New Frontiers in Precision, Control for Tight Thermal Gradient and Real-Time Spin Testing

September 19, 2011

The research and development efforts that Test Devices has invested in advanced spin testing paid off twice recently when customers presented unique challenges to the firm.






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Test Devices Successfully Conducts High Cycle Fatigue Blade Testing at Elevated Temperatures

September 19, 2011

Test Devices recently bucked convention by demonstrating their unique APG technique to perform HCF tests in high-temperature conditions to evaluate advanced new blade designs.






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High Temperature Spin Testing Validates Turbine Engine Component

August 3, 2011

Component spin testing at engine temperatures offers a method to reliably evaluate components in extreme operating environments.






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Russian and Chinese Researchers Tap Test Devices for $17 Million in Jet Engine Test Equipment

June 20, 2011

Two of the world’s leading Turbine Engine Research Institutions have purchased nearly $17 million dollars in jet engine test equipment from Test Devices






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Jet Engine, Turbine Makers Scramble to Find Testing for Parts, Avoid Production Delays

May 11, 2011

Scientists and engineers creating new fuel-efficient jet engines and gas turbines are challenged to find the appropriate experimental testing needed to evaluate parts designed to run in hotter, harsher mechanical environments. To help meet this urgent need, Test Devices, Inc. has doubled its capacity to conduct high cycle fatigue testing.






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Future fuel-efficient gas turbine get engines run hotter, make component testing more critical

May 11, 2011

Hiroaki Endo Ph.D. has a critical new job and mandate at Test Devices Inc, one of the world’s leading spin testing equipment and services firms. As the company’s new Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Endo is leading a project to develop new ways to test components of future gas turbine engines.






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Test Devices Inc. New Generation Of Spin Rigs Creates Realistic Engine Operating Conditions

December 15, 2008

Dr. Boris Milatovic of Test Devices Inc., a dynamic materials testing company, recently presented his paper “Dynamic Spin Rigs – The Next Generation in Component Test Capability,” at the 2nd Joint EVI-GTI / PIWG International Gas Turbine Instrumentation Conference.






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Patented Dynamic Spin™ Testing From Test Devices Inc. Enables Evaluation Of Static / Dynamic Stress Interaction For Blades In Turbine Engines

June 2, 2008

Test Devices Inc. (TDI), a dynamic materials testing company that provides state-of-the-art materials testing services and products, including its patented Dynamic Spin™ process for evaluating the performance of turbine engine blades and dampers, recently completed resonant spin tests on a series of first stage (R0) compressor blades for an F-Class industrial gas turbine.






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