All you need to know about a mechanical shock test

ELSTAR Elektronik AG



For any questions and requests, we are happy to assist you personally. Our competent employees provide you with detailed information about our service. Please contact us at any time during our opening hours. We are looking forward to seeing you and we are pleased to assist you.



Our services

Drawing on many years of rotating machinery analysis, our team of experienced international experts provides customised assistance in solution finding. Visit our website, have a look at our services and products.

our machines!

Drop & Vibration Testing

drop & Vibration Testing

A major feature of our shock test machines is the ability to produce high quality highly repetitive shocks. This makes Elstar Elektronik machines popular where accuracy is paramount. Visit our website to find out more, or give us a call.

Background and History!

ELSTAR Elektronik

Elstar Elektronik

ELSTAR Elektronik AG is a Swiss company formed in 1984 that specialising in the field of vibration analysis and testing and mechanical shock. Today it's a company with customers around the globe. Visit our website to find out more.

What is a mechanical shock test?

According to most sources, a mechanical shock test is a process that uses sudden acceleration to access the impact of shock and vibration in its subject matter. In certain industries, it's an essential part of the production or transportation process. ELSTAR Elektronik AG leads the way in mechanical shock testing thanks to its extensive range of flexible and affordable products.

What are the advantages of mechanical shock tests?

As a factory, warehouse or plant manager, you're always looking for ways to cut costs and make your business more profitable. When you conduct a mechanical shock test using high-quality vibration measuring equipment from the ELSTAR range, you're assured of accurate results. Take ASTM transportation testing as an example. Everyone wants to expand their customer base and make their product accessible to clients from a wider area. Mechanical shock testing ensures that the products, containers or packaging are capable of withstanding thousands of shocks or vibrations during transit. Once tested, you can be sure that your goods are safe to travel, and the decrease in breakages or damage will be reflected in your profits.

Where do I find mechanical shock test equipment?

ELSTAR Elektronik AG is a Swiss-based company that specialises in vibration and shock measurement and monitoring. We're considered specialists, and our ELSTAR range of mechanical shock test machinery is known to be among the most advanced in the world. Whatever your individual requirements, we're able to supply machinery that offers a repetition rate of up to 60 shocks per minute and which is capable of half sine shock amplitudes up to 200kg. The ability of our machines to produce high-quality shocks time and time again is what sets ELSTAR Elektronik AG apart, especially where accuracy is of the utmost importance.

Mechanical shock test facts

Mechanical shock test equipment developed and supplied by ELSTAR is used every day in thousands of industries all over the world. Shock and vibration tests play a prominent role in the transportation of finished goods, yet they are also essential to many production lines and manufacturing processes. ELSTAR equipment is a smart choice when accuracy and precision are vital. For example, many of our machines have been purchased by watchmakers and suppliers of high-precision optics who need to ensure that each item is able to withstand the rigours of everyday use. And, of course, each of our mechanical shock test machines can be customised to fit your needs.

Explore our range of mechanical shock test machinery

ELSTAR Elektronik AG offers clients in Europe and overseas a comprehensive range of viable and efficient mechanical shock test solutions. We are committed to establishing mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationships with our customers and our skilled team of engineers is always happy to discuss your personal requirements. You can see some of the most popular mechanical shock test machines now at Or, call us at your leisure for further details.


For any questions, please contact us by phone. Discuss your request with one of our competent employees. We are happy to assist you personally.