Test & Inspection

Key Industry Expertise

  • Inertial Sensor Testing & Motion Simulation
  • Surface Profiling & Metrology
  • Microscopy Applications
  • Optics Inspection
  • Dimensional Measurement & Verification
  • X-Ray & CT Inspection
  • Ultrasonic Inspection
  • Fatigue, Lifecycle, and Material Properties Testing

Aerotech is the world’s leading supplier of motion control equipment for high-precision test and inspection applications. Since 1970, we have been dedicated to developing solutions for the test, measurement, and inspection industries. Our ability to provide both standard and custom­-engineered motion solutions to end users, integrators, and high­-volume OEMs is unmatched. Aerotech products deliver quality, performance, flexibility, and the highest possible return on investment.

Surface Measurement

Aerotech is the preferred high-performance supplier of ultra-­precise motion control equipment for surface measurement applications. From high-­end, linear-­motor­-driven systems packaged with all control elements in an optimized machine base, to modular systems specifically designed for cost-­sensitive applications, Aerotech can help you choose the best motion solution for your surface profiling, surface metrology, or surface inspection application.


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Sensor Testing

Whether you are testing accelerometers, two_axis_motion_simulation_1000x1000-resize-ffffffinclinometers, position encoders,  inertial measurement units, or other devices, Aerotech can help you with your sensor testing needs. With motion control experience dating to our founding in 1970, Aerotech has the expertise to be your preferred partner when it comes to rotary and linear motion simulation for testing the most sensitive and precise sensors and devices.

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Microscopy & Non­-Destructive Testing

With the emergence of exciting new measurement technologies, coupled with the increased emphasis on quality control standards, many applications call for testing or inspecting a part without physically contacting it. Aerotech has extensive experience providing motion control solutions for the most demanding NDT and microscopy applications.

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Contact & Destructive Testing

Aerotech is also well­-versed in providing motion control solutions for contact and destructive test and inspection applications, such as coordinate measurement and dimensional verification machines, material properties testing, life-cycle measurement, and dynamic shock testing.

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Vacuum Systems

Aerotech’s vacuum-specific application experience, unmatched product scope, and extensive engineering capabilities make us the partner of choice for vacuum-compatible motion systems. Visit our vacuum page for more information. 

Types of testing and examples of how they are applied are shown below.

  • Optics Inspection
  • Discrete Part/Feature Inspection
  • Roughness Measurement
  • Defect Detection
  • Wafer Inspection
  • Thin-Film Measurement
  • Thread Inspection
  • Pipe/Tube Measurement
  • Solder Bump Inspection
  • White Light Interferometer
  • 3D Laser Scanning
  • And more...
  • Accelerometers
  • Inertial Sensors/IMUs
  • Gyroscopes
  • MEMS Devices
  • Position and Angle Sensors
  • Potentiometers
  • Radar/LIDAR/RF Sensors
  • Speed Measurement
  • And more...
  • X­-Ray/CT Inspection
  • RF Spectrum Testing
  • Microscopy Applications
  • Internal Defect Detection
  • Eddy Current Testing
  • Impulse Excitation
  • Weld Inspection
  • Ultrasonic Inspection
  • Nuclear Reactor Component Inspection
  • Vibration Testing and Modal Analysis
  • Ellipsometry
  • And more...
  • Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM)
  • Hardness Testing
  • Shock/Suspension Testing
  • Wafer Probing
  • Fatigue & Life-cycle Testing
  • Material Properties Testing
  • Adhesive, Grease, or Chemical Testing
  • And more...


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