Who We Are

Innovative Test Solutions, Inc. is a full service mechanical engineering and testing laboratory specializing in the mechanical behavior of structures and structural material with a particular emphasis in the areas of thermal barrier coatings (TBC's), vibration, fatigue, fracture mechanics, creep/rupture, and friction & wear.

Innovative Test Solutions, Inc. (ITS) was founded in 2004 by the management and personnel of the former Materials Characterization Laboratory (MCL) in Schenectady, New York.  The management and personnel are engineers of all disciplines, leaders in their prospective fields, and also bring years of industry experience and insight to ITS. The services at ITS range from standard ASTM test protocols to the development of custom, one of a kind, test rigs coupled with advanced analytical testing procedures that allow the true complex real world fatigue and component properties of various metal alloys and composites to be evaluated.  The ITS personnel are experts at designing tests to meet unique stipulations by using computer aided fixture design, computer controlled testing, and automated data acquisition. Industries serviced by ITS include: power generation, defense, aerospace, transportation and biomedical systems.