MTS Wind Turbine Blade Static Test Solutions

Apply precise, high-force static loading at multiple points along full-scale wind turbine blades to perform stiffness and strength tests required for FEM model validation and certification to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Specification 61400-23. These turnkey solutions employ robust, impact-worthy hydraulic winch and linear actuation technologies capable of testing blades to 150% rated load or failure.


  • Stiffness and Strength Measurement
  • FEM Model Validation

Test Specimens

  • Full-scale Wind Turbine Blades

Test Standards

  • International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Specification 61400-23

Key Product Features

Integrated / Synchronized

State-of-the-art controls, data acquisition and application software comprise an efficient, high-fidelity test and simulation environment


Configurable for both horizontal and vertical pull static tests

Durable / Reliable

Employs fatigue-rated actuator assemblies and winches sized for 50% overload

Advanced Safety Features

Winch and actuator assembly control manifolds feature low-flow/low-pressure manual modes for test setup

Model Comparison

Horizontal Pull

Vertical Pull

Technical Overview

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