The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

About Draper

Product Assurance Test Facilities

Climatic Testing

  • Humidity, thermal shock, and altitude chambers available
  • Temperature range of -68°C to +177°C
  • Computer controls on all environmental chambers
  • Able to generate complex temperature and humidity profiles

Climate Tester

Microscopy, Metallography & Radiography

  • Variety of instruments for printed wiring board evaluations and other applications
  • Up to 1000x magnification of specimen
  • Digital imaging in multiple formats with file sharing for presentations
  • Real-time X-ray analysis


Precision Mechanical Laboratory

  • Laser, optical, and pressure-based systems provide a wide array of size measurement options
  • Millionth-of-an-inch accuracies
  • Linear, curvilinear, and complex surface characterizations available
  • Fully automated measurement systems with computer-aided design (CAD), digital display, and digital image outputs