Vibration Test Equipment Pictures
Aircraft seats are tested on a T2000 with a round head expander
GPS and avionics testing on the slip table of a H560B-24
An entire electronics rack weighing hundreds of pounds is vibrated on top of a T2000 with large head expander
Hospital patient table vibration testing on low profile K170-16 with guided head expander
Railroad lighting is tested for durability on a T2000 shaker
A massive semi-truck trailer refrigeration unit undergoing rigorous transportation tests on a T5000
Satellites must be vibration tested on large shakers like this T4000 to ensure they can survive the violent launch into space
Countless satellites, space probes, rockets and other pieces of space hardware have been tested on UD shakers before launch
Four small engines are simultaneously tested on a horizontal slip table
High performance UD shakers with large slip plates make it possible to test oversize aerospace equipment
The STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) takes a ride on a T4000 before launch in 2006
UD designed the T208IAR shaker specifically for high frequency testing of turbine blades like this
A large head expander on a low profile shaker provides a large mounting area for items like this ultrasound machine while taking up minimal lab floor space
A T5000 is perfect for testing huge payloads like this rocket
ICESat-2 satellite being lowered onto an Unholtz-Dickie shaker for vibration testing at NASA Goddard
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie McCallum
Ground vibration tests at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center on an F/A-18 test aircraft
A low profile shaker connected to a temperature chamber enables Environmental Stress Screening with simultaneous vibration/shock and temperature testing
Vibration testing computer hardware on horizontal Slip Table Assembly
Electronic component vibration testing
A technician inspects a fuel cell undergoing vibration tests on a R16 shaker
A motorcycle frame mounted on an S202 shaker for vibration tests
Railroad components are vibration tested before being installed on a train
An Unholtz-Dickie electrodynamic shaker and slip table integrated with climatic temperature chamber
An AGREE temperature chamber on wheels next to a UD shaker enables easy vertical and horizontal vibration testing in a controlled temperature/humidity environment
Jet engine vibration testing requires the high performance level of Unholtz-Dickie shakers
A throttle assembly gets a workout on an Unholtz-Dickie electrodynamic shaker
A ship’s helm and controls tested on Unholtz-Dickie shaker to ensure it can withstand the shock and vibration at sea.
Red-hot catalytic converter vibration testing on a low profile UD shaker
The Orion spacecraft Crew Console undergoing vibration testing on two T2000 shakers mounted horizontally at the Acoustic Vibration Lab at Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company headquarters in Littleton, CO
Critical instruments such as this defibrillator are tested on UD shaker systems
Earthquake simulation performed on LS12H Seismic Test System
Before launching in 2004, the MESSENGER spacecraft is vibration tested at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. After traveling for nearly 7 years, MESSENGER orbited planet Mercury from 2011 to 2015
Hundreds of sensors record data from this satellite test
Vibration and shock tests are an integral part of product reliability testing
Loading a T5500 onto the truck for delivery
Test labs such as Experior Labs (shown here) rely on Unholtz-Dickie shakers to meet their customer's demanding vibration test needs
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is shaken on a T4000 at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. During and after launch aboard a Delta IV Heavy, the world's largest launch vehicle, Parker Solar Probe will undergo immense shaking and vibration.
CHEOPS - CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite - is the first mission dedicated to searching for exoplanets. The vibration test of the structural model at RUAG Space in Zurich in 2015 simulated the high vibration launch of the satellite into the earth orbit
Blue Canyon Technologies S5 Spacecraft being tested on their new H560B-16-3 Vibration Shaker.
Dual T4000 Shakers performing a rail transportation PSD profile on a Third Rail Current Collector Unit manufactured by TransTech (Piedmont, SC) for the Long Island Railway. (Photo courtesy of Experior Labs www.experiorlabs.com)
Temperature and humidity controlled chamber can slide over the shaker system at JTL America.
The S202 shaker is an integral part of Total Quality Systems' Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System
Unholtz-Dickie electrodynamic shakers are used for vibration testing around the world.
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