ESL Technology Inc.'s Simulation Laboratory provides a full range of environmental testing services that will enable your company to meet stringent product qualification, certification, validation and regulatory requirements. Our testing capability validates equipment and products for use in many industries, such as: Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Energy, Medical/Pharmaceutical, Marine Systems and Surveillance.

We provide a wide range of services from customized testing to published industry-standard testing. In consultation with our clients, we design customized testing programs based on specific needs and schedule.

ESL Technology Inc. maintains a Quality Assurance Program and is accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100 D.

August 4, 2014



Valued Clients,


We are writing to you to update you on the status of ESL Technology Inc. (ESL) presently operating under new, independent ownership. Specifically, we wanted to let you know the progress we have made in acquiring a broad range of new industry certifications.

During the past two years, we have worked hard to successfully achieve the full range of certifications noted below.

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Design Qualification

To ensure a product can operate in its intended environment, thus avoiding costly warranty repairs or recalls. Helps you to select the most cost effective sub assemblies and components for your product.

Stress Screening

To uncover hidden defects in materials or workmanship before the product is delivered. The sooner such defects are discovered, the easier they are to correct, and the greater the cost savings.

Reliability Testing

To quantify and enhance operating life, mean time between failures, help to optimize a design and avoid costly over-design.

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ESL Technology Inc. is a multi-purpose test lab capable of simulating a wide range of enviromental conditions, including temperature, humidity, vibration and corrosion.

Benefits of Testing:

  • Avoiding costly recalls and warranty repairs 
  • Improve your design by finding problems or avoiding over-design
  • Control your quality - find weaknesses in processes, workmanship
  • Demonstrate compliance to standarts, specifications and regulations
  • Choose the correct materials for the job
  • Ensure the mechanical properties and chemical compounds of prepreg composite materials agree with supplier specifications

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ISO Business and Quality Management Training

ESL Consultants, a division of ESL Technology Inc. has been servicing the Aerospace and Defence industry in Atlantic Canada for the past twenty five years. Opened in 1989 by the Nova Scotia Research Foundation as a lab to provide testing infrastructure to the fledging aerospace industry, the company is now privately owned. 

ESL Technology Inc. is a Controlled Goods Registered Company.  It is also AS 9100 D as an Independent Laboratory, offering Environmental Testing, ISO training & business consulting.

ESL is a leader in ISO 9001 training and certification for the aerospace and defence industry. An ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) offers a comprehensive framework on which to build processes that help ensure key business objectives are achieved. 

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Product manufacturers in a wide variety of industries use our services, including:

  • Aerospace
  • Defence
  • Medical Devices
  • Coatings
  • Material Handling
  • Automotive
  • Transportation
  • Oil and Gas
  • Marine
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Remote Sensing
  • Consumer Electronics

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Summary of Test Capabilities:

  • High / Low Temperature and Thermal shock
  • Humidity, Blowing Rain, Icing / Freezing Rain, Immersion
  • Hydrostatic Pressure: Internal and External
  • Vibration: Sine, Random, Mixed mode, Loose cargo transport
  • Mechanical Shock: Classical (half-sine, saw tooth, or trapezoidal), Shock response spectrum, Navy high impact (lightweight), Measured transient
  • Solar Radiation
  • Salt Fog / Spray, Accelerated Weathering (Fluorescent UV), Fluid Susceptibility
  • Package Testing: Drop, Impact, Leakage, Fragility, Compatibility
  • Combined Environments: Temperature / humidity / vibration, Temperature / altitude
  • Mechanical Properties: Tension, Compression, Bend, Shear
  • Chemical Testing: Fiber Volume, Resin Content
  • Physical Testing:  Resin Flow, Volatiles Content, Gel Time

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