Alden Component Testing

Component Testing

Alden maintains comprehensive facilities in Holden, Massachusetts and Redmond, Washington for fluid component and fluid system testing.  

For over 100 years, Alden has conducted independent testing for gas, liquid and multiphase flow systems in support of our clients' R/D, qualification, acceptance and performance verification activities.  Of particular advantage to our clients is Alden’s ability to custom design test rigs and programs to precisely meet their needs.

Flow component and system testing activities at Alden are extremely diverse, a sample of our testing expertise include:

  • Valves  
  • Piping Systems
  • Seals  
  • Pumps
  • Flow Meters  
  • Nuclear ECCS Suction Strainers
  • Nozzles  
  • Nuclear Fuel Components
  • Traveling Screens  
  • Hydrokinetic Devices
  • Erosion Mitigation Devices 
  • Manufacturing Components 

Alden testing activities follow applicable codes and quality standards including:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME
  • American National Standards Institute  - ANSI
  • International Organization for Standardization – ISO
  • National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program – NVLAP
  • NQA-1 and Appendix B Part 50 Nuclear Grade Quality Assurance Program