Digital Image Correlation Applications by Industry

Our Digital Image Correlation DIC systems cover a wide range of applications from automotive to biological, and size scales from microscopy to large structures.  All DIC systems are sold as turn-key solutions, which are customized to your measurement needs.  Our systems include all hardware, software, technical support, onsite installation, and equipment training.  We are dedicated to providing our customers with quality technical support and free software upgrades for one year after the date you receive your system. The video below outlines some of the many applications in which our systems have been used.

There are many applications possible with DIC, so please contact us if you have any questions about your specific measurement needs. Please also visit our YouTube channel to see more application examples.

Below is a list of popular DIC applications, sorted by industry, where DIC systems are currently deployed to obtain data.

Automotive Aerospace (aviation and space flight)
Component testing (gear example) Wing deflection
Material testing Fuselage pressurization
Tensile/compression/buckling Tensile/compression/buckling
Vibration analysis Composite analysis
High-speed crash testing High-speed bird strike
Composite testing Vibration analysis
Glass/ceramic testing Brake and landing gear testing
Metal forming Engine vibration frequency analysis (ODS of blades)
Thermal deformation analysis Wind tunnel
Tire testing Fuel system component testing
Brake system vibration analysis Compressive buckling
ECU/PCM deformation testing Light-weight material testing
Suspension testing Epoxy/glass testing


Biological Industrial / Civil
Skin and muscle deformation measurements Oil pipeline testing
Deformation on eyes Wind turbine deflection
Tendon testing Three point concrete beam bending test
Artery deformation (stents) Earthquake/building analysis
Cancer research Contaminated waste containment testing
Implants, orthotics, & prosthetics Hopkinson bar (high-rate) testing
Bone testing Brick and mortar wall compression test
Academic (educational and research) Government and Military
Material testing Ballistic
Kolsky / hopkinson bar high-speed testing Explosive
Shock tube impact Dynamic tensile testing
Microscopy Defense armor testing
Barrier & barricade explosive testing

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