TECSI Equipment

Our full service machine shop and testing facility includes everything we need to create  prototypes and provide validation feedback quickly.  TECSI can  prototype and test a concept in the same day that would otherwise take weeks if you outsourced it to a local machine shop and testing agency.


Wood working & Hand Tools:

  • Saws: miter, chop, sawzall, skill saws, table saw, vertical and horizontal band saw
  • Nail guns: roofing, framing, and trim
  • Drills
  • Grinders & sanders

Sheet Metal

  • Punches and presses,
  • 30″ Shear
  • 30″ Press brake
  • 12″ Finger brake
  • Solder & Brazing

Metal Working

  • CNC mill with lathe capabilities
  • Manual mill
  • Drill press
  • TIG welder for steel and aluminum
  • Aluminum Cutting Saws

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Soldering station
  • Lulzbot Taz 6 3d printer – duel head, large capacity heated bed

Testing and Validation

PV Specific Tools

  • UL 61215 Mechanical Load Test Rig
  • Seaward IV Curve Tracer
  • Electroluminescence Imaging

Testing Equipment

  • Shimadzu Universal Test Machine – 50 kN (11,000 lbs) capacity
  • Cincinnati Sub Zero Temperature & Humidity Chamber with 17″ x 17″ x 18″ internal capacity
  • Campbell Scientific data logger, multiplexer, and full meteorological station with extra wind speed sensors (Available to Rent)
  • Full array of first article inspection tools including: Granite block, depth gauges, calipers, micrometers, radius gauges, feeler gauges, pin gauges, gauge blocks, digital torque wrenches,  micro digital camera.
  • 4 Channel – Thermocouple datalogger


  • Dog bones for material strength testing
  • Bolt grade verification testing
  • Difficult to machine stainless tool steel fixtures
  • thread milling stainless tool steel

Equipment Gallery