Welcome to the NASA Ames Balance Calibration Laboratory. Operations at the lab include calibrating balances for the Ames Wind Tunnels as well as for approved outside projects. Ames has a large inventory of TASK multi-piece and semi-span balances, which range in size and capacity. Find out more about the Ames Balance Calibration lab by looking through this site. For additional information or requests please contact us.
Ames is always looking to further technologies in wind tunnel force transducer science with the expressed goals of improving accuracy, repeatability and flexibility and reducing cost. We welcome partnering efforts in research, testing and production to meet these goals.
Michael Wright, Michael.F.Wright@nasa.gov, 650-604-6262
Scheduling use of balances:
Forms and Tools for Balances and Instrumentation:
Balance Description and Applications:
Frank Kmak, Frank.J.Kmak@nasa.gov