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Modal Shaker Selection Guide

The Modal Shop’s Modal Shakers are a proven solution for your testing applications.  With force ratings of 4, 7, 13, 60 and 100 lbf, these shakers are suitable for a wide range of modal analysis applications. But before testing can begin, select a modal shaker suited to your needs by evaluating the graph below.  The arrow ranges show the types of testing that can be accomplished with a particular shaker model.      

 Modal Shaker Selection - Shaker Weight

4.5 pounds (20 N) pk sine force
0.2 inch (0.5 cm) stroke

7 pounds (31 N) pk sine force
0.5 inch (1.27 cm) stroke

13 pounds (58 N) pk sine force
0.7 inch (1.8cm) stroke

60 pounds (267 N) pk sine force
1.4 inch (3.6 cm) stroke

100 pounds (445 N) pk sine force
1 inch (2.5 cm) stroke


Please contact us with any questions about shaker selection at 513.351.9919 or email us your test requirements at