Vibration Testing - Nanosatellite

The Higgs Centre for Innovation offers services in nanosatellite testing including vibration testing. We also provide relevant expertise to support your work and provide advice around the subsequent data analysis to assist your understanding. Suitable for anyone new to testing or experienced.


Sine vibration (40kN, 116G)
Random vibration (40kN rms, 82G)
Shock (80kN, 233G)
600mm head-expander and slip-table for vertical or horizontal operation
20-channel vibration controller/DAQ
A range of accelerometers available
Located in an ISO 7 (Class 10,000) cleanroom
Separate (acoustically-isolated) control-room
Engineering support available to help design testing
Full technician support included for operation

The Higgs Centre for Innovation is a collaboration between UK Research and Innovation's Science and Technology Facilities Council (UKRI STFC) and the University of Edinburgh.

Type: Service
Available standards (e.g. ASTM, MIL): Various
Keywords: Vibration, Nanosatellite, Cubesat, Cleanroom, STFC, Higgs Centre