Modal Shaker Selection Guide

Choose the Right Shaker for Your Test

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.      


4.5 lbf (20 N) pk sine force
0.2 in (0.5 cm) stroke

K2007E01 SmartShaker™*
7 lbf (31 N) pk sine force
0.5 in (1.27 cm) stroke
*with integrated amplifier

13 lbf (58 N) pk sine force
0.7 in (1.8 cm) stroke

60 lbf (267 N) pk sine force
1.4 in (3.6 cm) stroke

100 lbf (445 N) pk sine force
1 in (2.5 cm) stroke