Fatigue Test Rig

Carson is building a Fatigue Test Rig with blade test capabilities that include a fully integrated dual bay frame for proof, static or fatigue testing up to 200,000 pounds.  Dynamic testing capabilities include constant amplitude or spectrum type testing with MTS controllers and a LabView Data Acquisition System.  The Blade Test Frame is also universally adapted to test any type of blade, Main or Tail Rotor.  Commissioning of the test stand is expected Summer of 2014.

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