Mechanical Testing Facility

A 13 MN (3,000,000 lb) tension–compression testing machine housed in Talbot Laboratory is used year-round for proof and failure testing, calibration services, and instruction. The NIST-traceable facility is maintained and operated by the Aerospace Engineering Research Machine Shop. Services include:

Mechanical Testing Facility Contacts

Gregory S. Milner
AE shop supervisor
+1 (217) 333-3515

James W. Phillips
Faculty Supervisor
+1 (217) 333-4388