Tinius Olsen manufactures pendulum impact testers that can be easily changed from a Charpy configuration to an Izod configuration. These testers are available in capacities of 406 J (300 in.lbf) or 542 J (400 in.lbf) of available energy and are designed primarily for metals impact testing.
All testing hardware is fully complemented by Tinius Olsen developed software that turns your hardware into a sophisticated quality analysis system. Be sure to examine the software products to determine which package is right for your application.
The Tinius Olsen Models IT406 and IT542 Pendulum Impact Testers are versatile and reliable machines designed to comply with the specifications outlined by ASTM E 23 and ISO 442. Today, they are widely recognized as the standards of the industry for impact testing.
Digital Display, Motorized Return, "Low Blow" Fixture, Lateral Expansion Gage, Electrical Brake for full-sized and miniature specimens.
Technical References: ASTM E23; ISO 442, ISO 148