Test rig design, science and research support

By applying our expertise in research, engineering and design, we can take your ideas and concepts and simulate their capability and performance in the real world.

At Frazer-Nash, we support innovation and research across a wide range of sectors.

From hot gas turbine test rigs, nucelar fussion experiments, and advanced material science equipment, to also supporting train vehicle test facility development, and cycling and rowing ergometers prototypes – our expertise has helped deliver cutting edge technologies that have helped de-risk programmes, deliver value, and ensured that our clients’ ideas and concepts meet the stringent criteria they established at the start of their programme.

By combing our expertise, we have delivered successful outcomes for a wide range of applications. For example, our experts in material science, nuclear physics, electromagnetics, robotics – to name just a few – have all worked together to deliver for our clients. And with a wide range of core engineering, systems and technology skills, combined with a wide range of niche expertise – we can deliver for you too.

We understand how to develop effective research programmes – and can support you in planning, feasibility studies and organisational setup. And we can apply our thinking and your objectives to design and develop of test rigs and their supporting facilities.

Our ISO accredited, tried and tested design processes can be applied to small, large or full scale commissions or to entire facilities.

Our expertise and know-how has been applied to:

  • materials testing equipment
  • full-scale vehicle and power system rigs
  • automatic mechanical handling lines
  • model-based design facilities
  • trials, test and measurement support
  • research funding and management.

Woking with a leader in the rolling stock industry, we provided the UK rail industry with cutting edge capability to efficiently integrate, develop and validate train electrical and control systems. And we can deliver similar results for your business