The increasing power output from today’s wind turbines, enabled by taller towers and longer rotor blades, put materials and systems to even stronger tests. To ensure turbine integrity and maximize uptime, Element provides materials expertise, testing, inspection, and calibration services supporting Wind Turbine OEMs and the Wind industry supply chain from early R&D and production to maintenance and failure investigations.

Harsh operational conditions accelerate the demands on turbine mechanical strength, aging properties, and corrosion resistance. We offer a wide range of services to make certain that these quality requirements are met throughout the wind turbines and across their life-cycle. 


Wind turbine testing services 

Element provides comprehensive testing for onshore fundaments and anchors, offshore monopile and transition piece materials and coatings, tower materials and fasteners, transmissions and lubricants, as well as blades. 

Our testing services for the wind energy industry include materials testing and characterization, structural mechanics testing, coatings, and corrosion testing, product qualification testing, concrete and anchor testing, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electrical safety, laser tracking, fire and life safety programs, asset integrity management, calibration, and assessment of environmental impact.


Windmill materials testing


Windmill components testing


Field services for wind turbine testing


Wind energy maintenance services


The Element advantage

Element's expertise ensures the correct installation of wind energy, optimizing the output and productivity of the wind parks and maximizing the wind turbines' life in situ.

For more information about our wind turbine testing services, or to request a quote, speak to an expert today

Collapsed Wind Tower - A root cause investigation

Wind turbines are designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions - and do so most of the time. Case study on the failure investigation of a collapsed 185 meter wind tower.

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Webinar: Criticality of Failure Analysis in the Energy Industry

Element’s experts for Failure Analysis in the Energy industry explain during the on-demand webinar how Failure Analysis is being performed, and its benefits by providing real-life case studies from around the world. 

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Smart architecture: Using numerical modeling to calculate the danger of channeled wind on an urban development

Efficient use of space in urban environments can lead to wind being channeled in a potentially dangerous way for pedestrians and cyclists. Element has created a model to predict wind flow patterns between buildings.

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Services for the wind industry

Materials Testing

Materials Testing

Find out more about Element's comprehensive ranges of materials testing services available in the TIC sector, covering materials selection, application and performance testing as well as failure analysis testing services.

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Metallurgical Testing

Metallurgical Testing

Find out about Element's range of metallurgical testing services, including microscopy, corrosion evaluation, hardness and on-site services.

Metallurgical Testing
Calibration services


Element is a leading provider of metrology services, with over 70 years’ experience in delivering a  complete range of measurement technology and calibration services to a diverse range of industry sectors.

Weld Testing Services

Weld Testing

Our team includes Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI), Certified Welding Engineers (CWEng), and industry-dedicated technical staff to assist with projects across sectors and applications.

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Digital Engineering Services

Modeling and Simulation

We specialize in modeling and simulation to accelerate your research and development initiatives, optimize your designs and support safe, efficient operations.

Climatic and Environmental Simulation Testing

Product Testing

From environmental & dynamic testing to highly specialized tests such as bird strike and hydrodynamic ditching testing, we're the trusted testing partner to the world's most recognized component and system manufacturers.

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Acoustic Camera Survey

Environmental Impact Assessments

Element’s industry experts provide environmental impact assessments for air quality, noise, and vibration, which must be closely considered through the planning process.

Windblade. Courtesy of LM Wind Power

3D Scanning by Laser Tracking

Element offers laser tracking and 3D laser scanning services for dimensional inspections of large components.


Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.