Multi-Axial Simulation Table (MAST) Systems

Apply force and motion in six degrees of freedom to components and subsystems to evaluate their behavior under a diverse array of real-world vibration phenomena. Available in a broad range of capacities, MTS hexapod systems employ versatile FlexTest® controls and renowned RPC® software to meet test needs across the automotive, aerospace and civil engineering industries.


  • Durability
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Vibration Transmissibility
  • Ride comfort
  • Modal Evaluation
  • Characterization
  • Thermal Characterization
  • Seismic Certification

Test Specimens

  • Sub-Systems
  • Batteries and Battery Carriages
  • Seats
  • Body Components
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Mounts
  • Dashboards and Electronics
  • Fuel and Storage Tanks
  • Non-structural Systems and Equipment

Test Standards

  • AC156 Earthquake Qualification Testing
  • ISO 12405 Lithium-Ion Battery Testing
  • ISO 13849-1
  • ISO 13090-1
  • ISO 2631-1

Key Product Features

Accurate / Repeatable Results

Employs advanced Degree-of-Freedom Control and Three-variable Control technologies

Industry Standard

MTS has more than three decades of multi-axial testing expertise and maintains the world’s largest installed base of multi-axial simulation tables


Deployed world-wide, meeting test requirements across a diverse range of industries

Advanced Safety Features

Integrates innovative distribution manifold technology to ensure safe, predictable hydraulic flow to the test system

Model Comparison

Model 353.10

  • 1 meter round table
  • Up to 500 kg payload
  • Up to 500 Hz control bandwidth
  • Durability applications
  • NVH applications
  • Environmental chamber integration
  • Anechoic chamber integration

Model 353.20

  • 2 meter round or 2.2 meter square table

  • Up to 1,000 kg payload

  • Up to 150 Hz control bandwidth

  • Durability applications

  • Ride Comfort applications

  • Environmental chamber integration

  • Anechoic chamber integration

Model 353.50

  • 2.5 meter square table
  • Up to 3,000 kg payload
  • Up to 100 Hz control bandwidth
  • Heavy-duty Durability applications
  • Seismic applications

Model 354.20

  • 2 meter round or 2.2 meter square table

  • Up to 2,000 kg payload

  • Up to 100 Hz control bandwidth

  • Heavy-duty Durability applications

  • Seismic applications

Featured Case Studies

CED Caligny
Dynamic Certification Lab (DCL)

Technical Overview

MAST system
  1. Table
  2. Integrated hydraulic control manifold with optional isolation 
  3. Fixed actuator assembly
  4. Close-coupled accumulation
  5. Mounting frame
  6. Optional chamber floor interface
  7. Swivel and strut assembly
  1. Test Cell
  2. Environmental Chamber
  3. Control Room
  4. FlexTest Controller
  5. RPC Pro Software
  6. SilentFlo Hydraulic Power Unit
  7. Hardline
  8. Seismic Mass
  9. MAST System
  10. Lithium-Ion Battery Test Specimen

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