Facilities and Equipment


Drop Tester

The drop tester was donated by Whirlpool Corporation and installed in the winter of 2005. It pneumatically driven and is triggered with a foot pedal. It is used for package testing and has an electric hoist to assist in lifting heavy packages.


See the Drop Tester in Action

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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