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Mechanical Engineering

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 into reality through advanced 3D modeling, system analysis, and innovative design.

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

Mechanical Design Services

VPI Engineering provides mechanical engineering and design services for military, government, industrial, and commercial clients. 

VPI completes mechanical designs using Solidworks.

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The following lists some of our mechanical engineering capabilities:


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
  • Industrial Design


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

Optical Systems

  • Lenses
  • Mirrors
  • Machined Parts
  • Molded Parts

Mechanical Analysis

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


  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics

Design for ...

  • Testability
  • Reliability
  • Manufacturability

Parts/Components Design

  • Machined Parts Design
  • EDM
  • Plastic Injection Molded Parts

Preproduction Models

  • Field Testing
  • Feasibility Testing

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