Multi-Axial Subassemblage Test System (MAST)

Conduct high-force, six degree-of-freedom (6DOF) quasi-static and dynamic testing of beam-column frame systems, walls, bridge piers, abutments and more to the point of failure in controlled laboratory settings. This high-capacity test system provides researchers the data needed to improve design codes and develop next generation building materials, components and structures.

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Civil Testing

Deployed and supported at civil engineering labs worldwide including Swinburne University of Technology, École Polytechnique Montréal, University of Minnesota

Unmatched Expertise

PhD-level MTS System Integration Engineers provide expert guidance and training

Innovative Technology

State-of-the-art control methods such as Degree-of-Freedom Control and Hybrid Simulation provide unique testing capabilities

Integrated / Synchronized

Solution includes MTS high-force structural actuators, fatigue rated swivels, hydraulics, controls and software

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University of Minnesota: Debugging Design codes

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These large multi-degree of freedom systems are semi-custom and can be tailored to your needs and facility requirements. MTS can provide high force structural actuators and controls or be involved in full turn-key integration.

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