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Composites Testing Laboratory (CTL)
Údarás Industrial Estate An Choill Rua


CTL is a leader in the field of mechanical testing of advanced composites. It tests for Space, Aerospace, Renewables Energy, Automotive and Medical Devices Sectors.

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Composite angle bracket being tested under load.


CTL provide a complete service including test planning, panel manufacture, specimen preparation and testing. With 20 years of experience in testing for Space and Aerospace CTL is confident we can provide a solution to your testing requirements. Our laboratory is well equipped with fatigue and static testing machines; ageing and conditioning equipment and other essential tools. CTL’s workshop allows for precise preparation of samples in advance of testing.

Service Domains

  • Launchers
  • Satellite Technology

Technology Domains

  • Materials & Processes
  • Structures & Pyrotechnics
  • System Design & Verification

Main Space related products, services and projects

  • Over the last 20 years CTL have developed custom test procedures and been involved in testing programmes for many ESA projects including ATG Lattice, DTC.
  • We have worked with materials such a PEEK, providing detailed material qualification reports for projects such as FLPP. We are experts in PCP, FPQ and fatigue testing. We have simulated ageing and conditioning for specimens during this process.

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