Industry Price Overview

A comprehensive list of estimated prices are listed in the attached PDF. Please contact us with any questions or inquiries. 

Price Overview PDF 

 

Item Code  Description Quantity $ Each
Staff Compensation:      
Center Director Director 1 $72.84/hr
Labor- Research Associate R3 Research Associate 1 $58.65/hr
Labor- Carpenter Carpenter/General Labor 1 $30.00/hr
Labor- Mechanical Engineer Engineer  1 $30.00/hr
Student Worker Student Assistant  1 $20.00/hr
Load Frame (Force Displacement):      
Load or Displacement Control 22 kip servo-hydraulic, 7.42" area 1 $923.07/test*
Load or Displacement Control 110 kip servo-hydraulic, 38.48" area 1 $923.07/test
Configuration Fee (flat) for 110 kip  Mechanical Adjustments necessary to utilize equipment 1 $500
Finite Elemental Analysis  Staff @ $88.23/hr + Operating Expense @ $80.29/day 1 TBD
Tension & Compression:      
Tensile Testing 22 kip, 15 gpm ASTM E8 Metallic Materials EA $64.00/each*
Tensile ASTM B557 Wrought and cast aluminum/magnesium alloy products EA $64.00/each*

Wire Tensile

ASTM B557 Wrought and cast aluminum/magnesium  EA $64.00/each*
Weld Tensile CSA W47.1 fusion welding of steel, CSA W47.2 fusion welding of aluminum, ASME IX QW-150 welding general requirements – tension tests, ASME IX QB-150 welding general requirements – tension tests EA  
Bending and Ductility      
Weld Blend CSA W47.1 fusion welding of steel, CSA W47.2 fusion welding of aluminum, ASME IX QW-160 welding general requirements – tension tests, ASME IX QB-160 welding general requirements – tension tests EA

$64.00/each*

Filet-Weld Bend  CSA W47.1 fusion welding of steel, CSA W47.2 fusion welding of aluminum, ASME IX QW-180 welding general requirements – fillet weld tests  EA

$64.00/each*

Impact      
Charpy Notched bar impact testing of metallic materials  ASTM E23 Notched bar impact testing of metallic materials EA

$40.00/each*

Impact testing of welding procedures  ASME VIII UCS-67 rules for construction of pressure vessels division – impact testing of welding procedures  EA

$40.00/each*

Fusion Welding of Steel CSA W47.1 fusion welding of steel  EA

$80.00/each* 

Steel Products  ASTM A370 steel products EA

$104.00/each*

Optional Vee-notch   EA

$8.00/each*

Hardness      
Rockwell Hardness ASTM E18 – hardness of metallic materials EA

$48.00/each*

Brinell Hardness  ASTM E10 Hardness of metallic materials by portable hardness testers  EA

$120.00/each * 

Vickers – Hardness ASTM E384 micro indentation hardness of materials EA

$120.00/each * 

Profile Harness  ASTM E384 micro indentation hardness of materials EA

$160.00/each *

Case Depth  ASTM E384 – up to 10 hits per component  EA

$160.00/each *

Dynamic Wind Uplift       
12’x24’ wind uplift test Sequence A through E (19- hour average test)  EA $25,000/each *
1-day specimen assembly required  Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation)    
1-day specimen disassembly required Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation)     
1-day test Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation) + daily operating expenses    
Monotonic Wind Uplift       
8’x8’ monotonic wind uplift Static pressure (defined during project scope) held for “x” hours (defined during project scope) during scope  EA $12,500/each* 
½ day specimen assembly Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation)    
½ day specimen disassembly Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation)     
1-day test Hourly rates (charged under Staff Compensation) + daily operating expenses    
Facility Operating Expenses (Daily)      
Facility Operating Expenses  Daily Rate  1 $112.71/day
Equipment Costs       
Equipment Costs (10- year depreciation) Daily Rate 1 $232.53/day 

Above tests entail producing a data set and graphs, no analysis. Tests requiring machining, sample preparation, fixturing, or significant setup time will be charged by the hour at applicable rates plus materials costs. An estimate will be given upon receipt of samples

*specimen preparation and fixturing is additional via Staff Compensation + Facility Operating Expenses