Advanced science.  Applied technology.





The SwRI Machinery Department is internationally known for its expertise in gas turbine technology, rotordynamics, and design audits.

We have helped develop and operate reliable, safe turbo and reciprocating machinery for more than 50 years. The Machinery Department solves fluid and structural dynamics problems, provides root cause failure analysis expertise, designs and tests machines, offers rapid response world-wide field services, and provides design review and auditing services for manufacturers and users of rotating machinery. SwRI combines custom consultations and extensive field experience with world leading analytical, computational, and test capabilities. SwRI has completed contract work for major oil and gas, power generation, and manufacturing companies.

To contract with SwRI, please contact the Machinery Services Hotline at +1 210 522 3000.

For more information, contact Tim Allison or call +1 210 522 3561.

Go to Centrifugal Compressor & Gas Turbine Services

Decades of experience helping clients in the aerospace and energy sectors

Go to Field Services

Providing in-field technical support, troubleshooting, and testing for gas turbines, compressors, and turbomachinery

Go to Machinery Test Facilities

Offering world-class research and testing facilities to support machinery clients in the energy and aerospace industries

Go to Propulsion Technologies

Developing solutions to challenging problems in design and testing of propulsion systems.

Go to Reciprocating Compressors & Pumps

Providing world-class design and testing of reciprocating compressor and pump systems

Go to Station & Pipeline Design for Compressors and Pumps

Provide comprehensive services to help you design and evaluate pipeline systems and compressor and pump stations

Go to Training & Publications

Providing learning opportunities to industry staff and leaders

Rotor Blade Dynamics

Combining multiple disciplines from aerospace engineering, materials science, and mechanical engineering to help you