Mechanical Engineering Capabilities

Mechanical engineers at VPI Engineering develop prototypes, analyze product designs, and design mechanical systems for your new or redesigned products and systems. VPI's mechanical engineering team knows how to transform your visions to reality through advanced 3D modeling, system analysis, and innovative design.

We engineer products for proven and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques. Reduce errors and expedite your time to market by employing our rapid prototyping and development skills.

Mechanical Engineering and Design

VPI Engineering provides mechanical engineering and design services for military, government, industrial, and commercial clients. The following list illustrates some of the experience VPI has had in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Design Services

VPI completes mechanical designs using Solidworks.

The following list shows some of our mechanical engineering capabilities:

Mechanical Design and Rendering

Preproduction Models

  • Field Testing
  • Feasibility Testing

Mechanical Analysis

  • Strength Analysis
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Failure Analysis
  • Loads Analysis
  • Human Factors Analysis

Design for ...

  • Testability
  • Reliability
  • Manufacturability


  • Chassis Design
  • Motor Controls
  • Sensor Integration
    • Video/Imaging
    • Radiation Detection and Identification
    • Chemical Detection and Identification
    • Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Robotic Arms

Mechanical Systems

  • Solid Modeling
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Plastics Design
  • Material Selection
  • Enclosure Designs
  • Ergonomic Design
  • Environmental Stress Testing
  • EMI/RFI Shielding
  • 2D Mechanical Drawings
  • 3D Models for Interference Detection and Tooling


  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics

Optical Systems

  • Lenses
  • Mirrors
  • Holographs
  • Machined Parts
  • Molded Parts

Parts/Components Design

  • Machined Parts Design
  • EDM
  • Plastic Injection Molded Parts

VPI Engineering has developed systems based on a variety of micro-processors and micro-controllers. View a list of processors and a list of operating systems for which VPI has experience developing systems.

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