Machining & Fabrication


The APV Tech Centre has workshop facilities for hot and cold working to fabricate simple or complex jigs and fixtures to facilitate dynamic and static testing for automotive, aerospace, military, commercial vehicle, and rolling stock applications.

In addition to vehicle crash and sled testing, APV undertakes novel testing on all kinds of structures for a multitude of industries. This work requires test protocols to be developed and suitable test jigs and fixtures to be designed and manufactured.

We have a fully equipped workshop to fabricate the most complicated structures to support our test work. Materials used range from low carbon steels to aircraft grade aluminium to ultra-high strength super alloys that can withstand the 150G decelerations that we commonly experience during a test.

Fabrication Workshop Machine Tools

All fitting and fabrication manufacture is undertaken by highly skilled and experienced Master Craftsmen.