Test Fixtures

Test Fixtures

Thorough understanding of qualification processes ◾ Build test articles ◾ Affordable ◾Manufacturable test fixtures

Our team understands testing from a systems point of view and always keeps an eye on end-customer expectations.  Testing can be a daunting requirement in aerospace or other high-technology design programs.  We can provide “menu pricing,” which means you only buy those services that you need to fill out your team or program. We can build your test articles such as qualification hardware, prototypes, and models. If you have questions, call our San Diego office at 858-537-6260 or request a quote.

Rock West Composites provides services through the entire qualification process including:

  • Design and build test fixtures to meet integrated goals
  • Early planning and establishing demonstration processes based on end-customer requirements
  • Coordinate final qualification with testing houses
  • Building your test article

Requirements for test fixtures

Requirements for Test Fixtures are frequently complex, intricate, and highly-coupled.  We can address many of the following:

  • Strength
  • Stiffness
  • Weight
  • Balance
  • Surface smoothness
  • Thermal conductivity
  • RF transmission and dielectric characteristics

Important Considerations for test fixtures and test articles

Some important things we always consider in our designs:

  • Affordability
  • Manufacturability
  • Transportation of the test article or fixture to its destination