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Environmental and Structural Tests

Safety and efficiency are paramount, therefore Saab has developed an extensive range of products for development tests, verification and validation. Saab has the capability to offer our experience and expertise to customers within a wide range of industries.
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Key features

Mechanical and thermal environment testing
Stratosphere chamber
Rain erosion rig
ISO 9001 certified
AS/EN 9100 certified

Testing capabilities

We have the capability to offer our experience and expertise of Development tests, Verification and Validation within the areas of Mechanical & Thermal Environment and Structure.
Focusing on safety and efficiency, our products have been developed for - and used by - a wide range of industries: Space, Windpower, Automotive and Agricultural among others, besides our own core businesses Systems & Structures for Air, Land and Naval use.

Services and expertise

When customer operations change or expand, we provide the necessary support. We verify that products meet expectations and, should problems be uncovered, present solutions at an early stage to avoid costly replacements.

Provided resources

Our resources include laboratories for general and specialiazed testing of small components up to full-scale systems and structures, as general aircraft system rigs.

Below you find more information of our resources.

Mechanical & thermal environmental testing

Saab test laboratories include a wide range of equipment for mechanical and thermal environment testing.
This includes a stratosphere chamber where we can simulate the conditions of high altitude flying regarding pressure and temperature.
Our Rain Erosion Rig is a unique facility and can test the ability of most materials to withstand rain at high speed.

We provide a complete test resource within mechanical and thermal environment testing

  • According to a wide range of standards
  • From component/equipment to  comlete structure/system level
  • Developing and adapting tests

Structural testing

Gripen E in rig

Saab has extensive experience and well equipped facilities and can readily meet the demanding test requirements of the modern aerospace industry. For 60 years we have performed structural testing of specimens ranging from small components up to complete airframes.

We can quickly setup smaller tests using our wide range of standardized test equipment or design and manufacture tailor made test rigs.
Operations are certified to ISO 9001 and AS/EN 9100.

Our customers are the Aerospace industry such as Airbus and Boeing as well as other mechanical industry such as Defence, Space, Automotive, Marine, Agriculture etc.

We provide a complete test resource within the structural tests area

  • According to a wide range of standards
  • From component to complete structure
  • Develop and adapt test methods
Gripen E in rig

Did you know?

We provide a complete test resource within the structural tests area.

  • According to a wide range of standards
  • From component to complete structure
  • Develop and adapt test methods

Contact us

Can't find the answer to your questions? Don't hesitate to contact us.

Marcus Claseryd

Director – General Engineering

Elin Hess

Flight Test Environmental Engineering

Nina Glansberg

Manager Structrural Testing

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