Mechanical Testing

Featured Equipment
Based in UK, an eddy current product manufacturer, EtherNDE offers the Vantage Eddy Current Flaw Detector. The Vantage is the first fully featured and portable Eddy Current flaw detector from EtherNDE.
The ElectroForce® 3200 Series III test instrument designed by Bose has the versatility of static to 300Hz frequency response and includes a 225N (450N optional) maximum force.
ElectroForce BioDynamic test instruments offer precise characterization of biomaterials and biological specimens within a sterile cell culture media environment. It is possible to use these instruments for evaluating a range of specimens that include acellular, cell-seeded scaffolds and biomaterials, native tissue samples and tissue-engineered constructs.
The EcoMet 250/300 family of Grinder-Polishers and AutoMet 250/300 family of Power Heads has been designed to meet the needs of the materials analyst requiring the versatility of manual or automated sample preparation.
High flexibility in indentation and scratch testing is offered by Bruker's UMT-1 nano- and micro-mechanical test instrument platform.
TANDEM is an integrated, automated, on-line pharmaceutical tablet characterization tool providing tablet weight, thickness, hardness and NIR content uniformity analysis.
The Instron CEAST 9340 is a floor standing impact system designed to deliver 0.30 - 405 J (0.22 - 299 ft-lb) of energy. The standard model includes basic instrumentation and a conveniently mounted machine controller that enables the operator to run the tower and collect basic data.
The Newage MT91 system is an automatic microhardness testing system, which makes use of the Rockwell hardness testing method. Hardness measurement is done based on the penetration depth instead of using an optical system to determine hardness based on the impression diameter.
Taber Rotary Platform Abrasion Tester (Model 5135 or 5155) is a precision-built instrument designed to perform accelerated wear testing.
The new NanoTest Vantage system from Micro Materials Ltd offers a range of mechanical tests on the nano-scale, allowing the researcher to build a complete picture of material performance. The nanotest Vantage can characterise you samples using numerous techniques including nanoindentation, nano-impact and fatigue, nano-scratch and wear and nano-fretting.
Other Equipment
The ductility of sheet metals can be tested and evaluated with Zwick’s Sheet Metal Testing Machines. Zwick offers BUP testing machines in five models with a maximum ram force of 100, 200, 400, 600 or 1000kN.
An affordable, ultra-accurate, single-column materials table-top testing machine for those low capacity testing needs. Ideal for use in most testing situations including test labs, R&D applications, quality control and production testing.
Manufactured in Taiwan by Hung Ta Instruments, this tester is used to soak specimens in a refrigerant under a given low temperature for 2.5 minutes (3 minutes for rubber) and then test for ruptures, so as to measure the brittleness resistance under low temperature.
Tinius Olsen offers the FH-8 universal hardness tester, which is built on a closed loop load cell. It features a video indent system, an indentor/objective swivel system, and a high resolution touch screen display with an advanced embedded control firmware.
The LR150KPlus advanced materials testing machine incorporates an extensive range of features making it ideal for performing complex aswell as routine testing applications up to 150 kN (33722 lbf). The LR150KPlus is a floor standing machine featuring a twin column design with a crosshead travel range of 1150 mm (45.3 in).
The Nano-Indentation Tester from CSM Instruments has been designed to provide surface mechanical characterization data by indenting to depths at the nanometer-micron scales.
The Bose ElectroForce® planar biaxial TestBench instrument has been spcifically designed for the characterization of soft tissues and biomaterials.
Bruker's UMT-2 Nano and Micro Tribometer is highly versatile. It features a fully computerized, multiple configuration, single instrument platform that uses Bruker’s acclaimed and unique modular design, and can practically perform every common tribological test on nano and micro scales.
The ZCJ2000 series Drop Weight Impact Testing Machine is suitable for performing DWTT or NDT test. The test method is to raise the striker to a specific height then release, free drop striker impacts the specimen and realize dynamic loading. It consists of the model ZCJ2303 and the model ZCJ2304.
The BioTense Perfusion Bioreactor is designed for performing high resolution investigation in mechanobiology by cell biologists and tissue engineers.
Test up to six samples at once for the cost of about two stand-alone units. the United Test Systems MS Series
The Kappa series are versatile high-precision creep testing machines for maximum cost-effectiveness. The test frame has four steel columns for high lateral and axial stiffness.
AMT’s XR50 TEM camera is equipped with a retracting side-mount or mid-mount, a large format sensor with 5 megapixels, and a high performance lens.
The Nordson DAGE 4000HS is a high-speed bondtester designed for shear and pull testing. The bondtester has major differences in the mode of operation for both pull and shear modes with speeds up to 1.3m/s and 4m/s, respectively.
The Compuline FMC series is a medium capacity floor model computer controlled universal testing machine that affords added test space and versatility in material testing applications.
Dectris offers the PILATUS3 S and X detector series that delivers excellent performance for a variety of synchrotron applications.
The PILATUS3 R Hybrid Photon Counting detectors available from Dectris have been designed to accomplish supreme data quality in X-ray detection.
The 600kN (120,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen features their patented dual pressure hydraulic loading system and a rugged four column construction for exceptional load frame rigidity. The machine has an operating range from 240 lbf to 120,000 lbf and maintains an accuracy of +/- 0.5% of the displayed load across this range.
The Wallace Ageing Chamber O14 ages rubber in accordance with international testing standards. In conjunction with the Rapid Plastimeter, it allows the user to determine the Plasticity Retention Index (PRI) of raw natural rubbers
Nordson DAGE has introduced 4000Plus Bondtester, a second-generation system specifically designed for pull and shear testing applications.
The cyberSCAN VANTAGE 2 from cyberTECHNOLOGIES is an optical surface metrology system featuring x- and y-translation stages and a high resolution 3D white light interferometer. Superior height resolution is offered by the interferometer technology. The cyberSCAN VANTAGE 2 has all of its electronic components in a robust housing.
The LT-451 Dielectric Cure Monitor is a versatile compact instrument developed for research and development, quality assurance or quality control and production applications that involve thermoset materials such as resins, composites, paints and coatings.
Non-contact deformation measurements on a variety of materials can be performed with extensometers involving the use of laserXtens systems from Zwick.
Pipe burst tester's measure the burst strength of a pipe by pressurizing it until it bursts.
The FH-31 Rockwell hardness tester supplied by Tinius Olsen is built on the same frame as the FH30 model.
The 8801 servohydraulic testing system meets the challenging demands of a varied range of both dynamic static and static testing requirements. The 8801 provides complete testing solutions to satisfy the needs of advanced materials and component testing, and is ideally suited for high and low cycle fatigue testing, thermo-mechanical fatigue testing and fracture mechanics.
The new fully automatic hardness tester, DuraScan from Struers has an automatic test cycle that is designed to handle load selection, indentation, focusing and hardness assessments.
The Zwick 7140 specimen grinder enables work-hardened areas of the specimen to be ground off quickly and economically. Grinding is performed in the tensile direction so that machining marks have no effect on the test result. The grinder can be used to machine a wide range of specimen shapes.
The tribiology cell is capable of turning the MCR rheometers into a tribometer using the ball-on-three-plates principle.
The Model IT503 from Tinius Olsen is a low energy impact tester for plastic materials. The contained impact tester is designed to meet the specifications outlined by ISO 179, ISO 180, ASTM D256 and ASTM D6110.
Rubotherm’s product line MaxiCLAVE comprises autoclaves for high pressure and/or high temperature applications with different specifications and internal volumes.
The LS test machines are high precision affordable solutions for materials testing applications up to 5kN /1124lbf capacity which, in combination with the company’s wide range of fixtures, grips, extensometers and software to match the company’s application, creates a powerful new generation materials testing system.
The Starrett FMS1000 Series is a single-column force measurement testing system specifically designed for high-volume production and quality control testing.
Pull-off testing is one of the most widely used test methods in the construction industry. The DY-2 family of automated pull-off testers can be used for all pull-off applications.
Burst Dispensing System developed by Buehler achieves better consistency and productivity in dispensing diamond and final polishing suspensions at regular intervals and configurable rates.
The AbrasiMet 250 Manual Abrasive Cutter features manual cutting action with best in class lighting, visibility and cut capacity.
The LR5KPlus twin column test instrument is microprocessor controlled, incorporating world proven 32-bit technology for highly accurate load measurement and rapid data acquisition. It is ideal for testing applications in the mid force range up to 5 kN (1124 lbf) and is renowned for its ease-of-use, excellent reliability and precision of measurement.
The Rex DD-3 Digital Durometer is the successor to the popular Rex DD-1. The DD-3 is truly state-of-the-art, and is the ideal instrument for lab use. Some of the new features are: a new, larger direct drive LCD display, RS232 data ports for computer compatibility, a locking feature to prevent accidental erasure of tolerances, automatic shutoff, low battery warning, and new accessories such as MTI and SPC type printers, audio attachments and software.
Retsch offers the new Jaw Crusher BB 200, which can be used for quick yet gentle pre-crushing and crushing of brittle, hard and medium-hard materials.
Tinius Olsen's Stiffness tester is suitable to determine the stiffness characteristics of a broad range of products and materials.
HDT/Vicat instruments from Zwick perform testing in a user friendly manner in product monitoring, goods inwards checks research and development, and education and training purposes. Various models are available with up to six testing stations depending on the requirements.
5980 Floor Model Testing Systems are engineered for precision, built for durability, and offer the flexibility for changing requirements. They are designed with standard and optional features that increase testing efficiency and improve the testing experience for the operator.
The Taber Reciprocating Abraser is a test apparatus that can an be configured with optional attachments to assess the relative susceptibility or resistance of a material surface to wear, rub, abrasion, scratch, gouge, mar, scrape, and other physical damage.
The IsoMet® 1000 is a precision sectioning saw designed for cutting various types of materials with minimal deformation. Its low kerf loss capability and great versatility in holding all types of sample shapes and configurations, gives today's laboratory a precision sectioning tool capable of cutting viturally any material including brittle or ductile metals, composites, cements, laminates, plastics, electronic devices and biomaterials.
The 150kN (30,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic compression tension tester designed for critical materials testing up to 30,000 lbf.
The Mecmesin MultiTest-i range of test frames sets the standard in computer-controlled testing, operating through the power of Emperor, easy-to-use yet powerful force testing and analysis software.
The Tinius Olsen FA Series of digital compression testers features strong frames for high stability while testing cubes or concrete cylinders.
The Mortar Grinder RM 200 offered by Retsch is ideal for mixing and homogenizing high-viscosity pastes, powders and suspensions.
Labthink has developed NJY-20 digital torque tester designed for evaluating the lock force and open force of bottle caps, flexible tube packages and spout bags.
The 2,000kN (400,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic tester equipped with the company’s patented dual pressure hydraulic loading system.
The IM10T-30 drop weight impact tester from Imatek features impact energy up to 900J requiring a floor-to-ceiling height of 5.5m (5kg to 30kg impact mass at 1.0m/s to 7.7m/s impact velocity)
The cyberSCAN VANTAGE 50 from cyberTECHNOLOGIES is a non-contact profiling system with smaller footprint. It can rapidly scan any surface or component. The system consists of a base unit integrated with a translation stage, a laser sensor, and a PC or a laptop to analyze data. The sensor generates a high-resolution height profile of objects by scanning over them.
The SilverSchmidt ST/PC is the first integrated concrete test hammer featuring true rebound value and unmatched repeatability. Two factors contribute to the improved performance of this concrete test hammer over its predecessors.
AMT has developed the new XR-81 TEM cooled camera that comes with high performance lenses, high speed and low noise readout, Peltier cooled sensor, GigE interface, and eight megapixel scientific CCD sensor.
Linear Abraser - Model 5750, offered by Taber Industries, has been specifically designed to test both flat and contoured surfaces.
Tinius Olsen offers the 25kN dual column H25kT which is designed using quality engineering and innovative technology which is used in the S Series.
The main use of JJHBT is to determine the resistance of thermoplastics pipes to constant internal water pressure at constant temperature. This applies to thermoplastic pipes used in the conveyance of fluids. It is suitable for a variety of pipe specimens.
A multi-specimen ElectroForce BioDynamic test instrument has been developed by Bose for intervertebral disc and other orthopaedic applications in order to simulate the complex loading that tissues experience in vivo.
The 5kN single column H5kT is developed by Tinius Olsen using quality engineering and technology similar to that of the Series, thus ensuring high convenience, durability, ease of use, and accuracy.
A proper sample preparation is a pre-requisite in all kinds of analysis because any errors will be reflected in the results later on and impact the whole experiment or process. Hence, guaranteed representative subsamples play an important role in today’s applications.
The Clemex CMT.HD line of macro, micro, single or dual hardness testing solutions offers a hardness testing solution that offers consistent, precise and repeatable test results. These field proven systems offer superior capabilities and are fully ASTM E 384 and DIN/ISO 6507 compliant.
The Model 603 HDTM and the Model 303 HDTM are the latest generation of Tinius Olsen’s digitally controlled Automatic Deflection Temperature/Vicat test equipment. The 603 HDTM is capable of testing up to six different specimens simultaneously, and the smaller 303 HDTM can test up to three specimens simultaneously, both with an automated testing sequence that proceeds according to user defined control and configuration parameters.
The Tribology Cell available from Anton Paar is capable of turning the MCR rheometers into a tribometer and is based on the principle of ball-on-three-plates.
The robotic testing system 'roboTest R' (Polar) from Zwick is used for fully automatic tensile tests on metallic specimens (e.g. to EN 10002-1) or tensile and flexure tests on plastics specimens (e.g. to ISO 527-2, ISO 178 or ASTM D638).
The DiffusIR from Pike Technologies is a research grade diffuse reflection accessory with an efficient optical design, which may accommodate optional environmental chambers.
cyberTECHNOLOGIES’ non-contact surface metrology system, cyberSCAN VANTAGE 2 is equipped with a x- and y-translation stage and a high-resolution confocal sensor, enabling measurement of large areas up to 200mm with a maximum resolution in all three directions. It has all of its electronic components in a robust housing, thus eliminating the need for external controllers or cables.
Universal hardness testing machine for Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell, Knoop and Plastic testing.
The DWT100-42 drop weight tear trester from Imatek features impact energy up to 103,000J requiring a floor-to-ceiling height of 7.5m (1000kg to 2500kg impact mass at 4.5m/s to 9.0m/s impact velocity)
Clemex CIR is chosen to meet corporate and industry specifications for inclusion rating. This solution enables laboratories to vastly improve their productivity by studying inclusions automatically with impressive speed, accuracy, and repeatability.
Tinius Olsen offers a range of horizontal tensile testing machines in capacities of 5 kN (1,000 lbf), 25kN (5,000 lbf), 150 kN (30,000 lbf) and 300kN (60,000 lbf) for maximum tensile testing throughput and capability.
The loading rate is one of the factors influencing the fracture behavior of most materials. Constitutive equations and relevant data are required for numerical calculation of crash safety. The HTM servo-hydraulic high-speed testing machines from Zwick enable determining strain-rate-dependent characteristic values over a broad range of speeds.
Direct certification of the hardware calibration with NIST traceability and a one-year indirect calibration for customer specified hardness scales. Along with a user friendly control panel, the tester can be put into operation without the need for an initial on-site calibration or manufacturers assistance!

The CT3 is a low cost, but powerful, universal testing machine that offers both compression and tensile testing. It can calculate, through compression and tensile data, a number of physical properties that have proven to be highly correlated to human sensory evaluation of food and other consumer products. With six built-in test modes and ten memory slots for operator-protected tests with administrator rights, a wide choice of accessories and an optional software package, the CT-3 is perfect for most any physical testing requirements. The CT3 performs like a high end texture analyzer but at a fraction of the cost. Its uses can expand with your applications - or your testing imagination! The CT3's easy-to-operate design will have your R&D and QC up and running in no time.

The InfraSORP is developed for users who have a high throughput of samples who want to judge their samples by high and low uptake capacity as an indication for the BET surface area and porosity in a short period of time.
This tester is equipped with a rotary holder to continuously run maximum of 4 tests. The testing condition (test temperature and dip time) for the 4 tests can be set on the touch panel screen, which will enable efficient testing.
Model IT406 Pendulum Impact Tester from Tinius Olsen is a high energy impact testing system designed for meeting the requirements of ISO 148 and ASTM E 23 standards.
An element of consistency is introduced into the PIKE Auto-CrushIR microprocessor controlled automated hydraulic press applications such as thin film and pellet making.
The LTP-350 MicroPress is a miniature thermal pneumatic press developed for curing of SMC, BMC, epoxies, polyesters, polystyrenes, polyurethanes, silicones, laminates and other polymeric materials.
The GladiATR™ is an innovative optical design offering the highest energy throughput, highest available pressure, and offering optional heated up to 300°C or cooled crystal plates. The spectral range spans from mid-IR into the far-IR with a monolithic diamond and all-reflective optics.
The Tinius Olsen model IT 504 is ideal for measuring the impact strength of plastics and continues to set the industry standard for accuracy, versatility, ease of operation,and display of information with high resolution
The CT 350S non-contact profilometer offered by cyberTECHNOLOGIES has a 350mm x-, y-scanning stage with a closed loop 200mm z-axis. Magnetic linear motors and air bearings are used in all three axes. The system is mounted on a granite platform and a vibration isolated floor stand.
Buehler’s SimpiMet XPS1, a type of electrohydraulic automatic compression mounting system, is designed to provide speedy cycle times to the sample mounting method.
MP1200 Extrusion Plastometer is a new melt flow indexer from Tinius Olsen that is designed to meet or exceed all the specifications of Procedure A, B, C and D of ASTM D1238.
The H25K-S UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is built using the latest advanced technology and quality engineering for achieving high usability, durability, accuracy, and convenience.
The XR16-ActiveVu camera from AMT is a high-definition CCD camera that produces 16 megapixels images. Integrated with highly corrected ActiveVu lens, the XR16 camera delivers excellent resolution and high sensitivity.
The Brittleness Tester TM-2100 Series from Ueshima Seisakusho Co. determines the brittleness temperature and the 50% brittleness temperature of vulcanized rubber and plastics in a low-temperature environment.
The High Capacity Force Gauge with PC Interface is a three-range force gauge (tension/compression) with 0.5% basic accuracy
Precitech’s Freeform L with its third linear axis provides adequate flexibility to produce freeform surfaces which was not as easily achievable with the two linear axis machining. The Freeform L with its newly added advanced vertical axis provides users with the largest swing capacity than other currently available tools on the market.
The Vortex-i has been optimized for determining rotary and static torque up to 10N.m, the flexible Vortex-i is suitable for advanced routines for challenging material and product tests.
The pendulum impact tester PSW 750 can be used for tests on metals to Charpy and impact tensile tests to all commonly used DIN, EN, ASTM, ISO and BS Standards.
The United Digital Speedy Tester Model LCH-150KN is a, hydraulic testing machine incorporating a highly accurate, built-in digital information system for the display of test data.
The ADMET eXpert 2600 series dual column testing machines tackle the toughest tests with their superior axial alignment, stiffness, and crosshead guidance. A simple design allows for lower cost, faster delivery, and years of maintenance free operation. All eXpert systems are capable of performing compression tension, and flexure tests.
Designed to study the effects on plastic polymers when subject to impact loads at low temperature. Many materials which are flexible at normal ambient temperature become brittle at low temperatures, which severely affect the material’s impact strength.
The i-Gastra 7100 gas permeability tester from Labthink is designed to analyze gas transmission rate of high barrier materials, aluminum foils, sheeting and films.
The HA Series from Zwick is a line of classical servo-hydraulic testing machines mounted with a testing actuator in the lower crosshead. They are specially designed to determine properties of materials when subjected to cyclic loading, for instance Low Cycle Fatigue and fracture mechanics. DIN 50100 describes the general fatigue test.
DTS is a cost effective torque tester with many advance features. Ideal for testing and setting of small power torque tools or small torque wrench.
HB servo-hydraulic testing machines from Zwick consist of a testing actuator installed on the upper crosshead. This feature makes the machines highly versatile. The integration of the optional T-slotted platform allows the machines to perform component testing, flexure tests, as well as standard fatigue tests.
HTG2 digital torque gauge offers programmable high/low setpoints for go/no-go testing. ORANGE lights up for measurements less than Low setpoint, GREEN for between High and Low setpoint, and RED for over High setpoint.
The new Test-All II, with a windows-based control software, and touch screen display and interface, torque testing is now simple, accurate and affordable. This compact system measures and stores test results at the touch of a button.
The 600kN (120,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic tester designed for critical materials testing up to 120,000 lbf.
5960 Dual Column Tabletop Testing Systems are engineered for precision, built for durability, and offer the flexibility for changing requirements. They are designed with standard and optional features that increase testing efficiency and improve the testing experience for the operator.
ElectroForce Stent/Graft test instruments improve stent testing and offer multi-billion cycle reliability using the proprietary low distortion, high-bandwidth, Bose® linear actuator. Multiple devices are simultaneously tested and crucial speed-to-market is increased.
Zwick’s 'roboTest L' (Linear) robotic testing system can perform tensile tests on metallic samples (for instance JIS Z2201, ASTM E8, and EN 10002-1) and flexure and tensile tests on plastic samples (for instance ISO 178, ASTM D790 (IV), or ISO 527-2 (1A, 1B, 1BA)) in a completely automatic fashion.
Equipped with a power digital closed-loop controller, ADMET’s Micro EP is a mini tester that can also adapt to many microscope stages. Micro EP models are available with force capacities to 5kN (1,125 Lb), optional crosshead strokes, testing speeds, thermoelectric heaters and coolers.
Four models of the H17A Shore 'A' Scale Hardness Tester are offered. Features of all four models are provided.
The 300kN (60,000 lbf) Super L model is a hydraulic tester from Tinius Olsen for critical materials testing up to 60,000 lbf.
Tinius Olsen offers universal hardness testers FH12 series, which are best suited for heavy duty testing.
The H1K-S UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is developed by Tinius Olsen using quality engineering and latest technology for achieving high durability, accuracy, and convenience.
FRITSCH offers the PULVERISETTE 1 premium line jaw crusher that provides safe and reliable operation even in the most demanding applications. With up to 3kW drive power, the system ensures high throughput during pre-crushing of hard or very hard brittle materials.
Dectris’ MYTHEN X-ray detector systems have transformed data acquisition at synchrotron beamlines and laboratory X-ray sources.
The exclusive range of digital functions makes this a highly powerful multipurpose image analysis system available.
The MultiTest 25-i offers an all-inclusive and powerful twin-column tensile test system for increased capacity force measurements up to 25kN.
Semilab offers LST-300A, a powerful system designed for monitoring bulk micro defect (BMD) profile of silicon samples.
The 1,500kN (300,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic tension compression tester for critical materials testing up to 300,000 lbf.
Our top-of-the-range Advanced Force Gauge is the most accurate digital gauge in the world. It can be used handheld or fixed to a manual or motorised test stand for optimum testing performance.
The ADMET eXpert 81T series table top torsion testing machines are available in vertical or horizontal orientations. Systems employ a linear slide design for maximum torsional stiffness and minimal axial friction. A reaction torque transducer is attached to a movable tail stock mounted on a linear slide. The tail stock can be left free floating or clamped during testing. All torsion testers feature unlimited rotation in both directions and are suitable for static and fatigue testing.
The MPM Charpy/Izod 9000 Series impact test machines can be used with pendulums in the 100 ft-lb to 700 ft-lb energy capacity range. Since the machine frame has been designed for up to 700 ft-lbs, any lower capacity can be accommodated. Therefore, you can upgrade your machine capacity later by purchasing a higher capacity pendulum without the need to buy an entire test machine. MPM will provide the test machine with the customer-specified energy capacity at the time of purchase.
The FH-30 Rockwell hardness tester available from Tinius Olsen has a sturdy cast frame to provide excellent rigidity and stiffness.
cyberTECHNOLOGIES offers the scanning platform as an integrated solution that performs non-contact scanning of any surface automatically in a production process. The INLINE integrated scanning platform integrates a handling device, computer controlled motion system, high resolution sensor technology, and data analysis software to an innovative in-line non-contact profilometer.
Concrete RH/Moisture Meter Kit with BluePeg Sensor Relative Humidity and Moisture Meter Test Kit for concrete slab provides compliance with ASTM F2170-02 standard. Kit consists of Meter, (1) Reusable RH Blue Peg Sensor, (10) RH sleeves, cable and case.
The 3340 Series Single Column Systems are ideal for tension and/or compression applications where tests are less than 5 kN (1,100 lbf), lab space is limited, and where free access to the test area is desirable. The 3340 Series Single Column Testing Systems provide simplicity, performance, and affordability for quality control and product testing.
Horizontal Tensile Tester is designed for 180° peel force testing and control by computer chip. This machine could make tensile/pressure testing also analyze various testing data by connecting with computer.
The MicroMag™ 2900 Series alternating gradient magnetometer (AGM) is a powerful system for determining the magnetic properties of a vast range of materials. The system includes a personal computer, comprehensive Windows®-based operating software, and a color printer.
TA Instruments’ RPA elite rubber process analyzer (RPA) is an advanced rotorless rotational shear rheometer designed to handle the complete characterization of rubber, rubber compounds, and polymers at every manufacturing stage.
The brinell optical scanning system, BOSS enhances the quality control with sophisticated data acquisition and analysis capabilities and determines the brinell impressions faster, more accurately and consistently than ever.
The materials testing machines of the series Inspekt table blue have been designed for standard applications with a repeated testing task. The series of machines is especially suited for employment in quality assurance and is characterised by a very good price/performance ratio. During simple tests, an external computer is unnecessary, due to the fact that Inspekt table blue machines can work in stand-alone mode. For more challenging tasks, it is possible to connect different load cells and clip-on or long distance extensometers to the controller.
Applied Test Systems electromechanical Universal Testing Machines are capable of performing virtually any test on almost any material when coupled with our unmatched line of standard and custom testing accessories. As with all ATS equipment, any of our standard frame designs can be custom-modified by our experienced Engineering department to suit nearly any application or space restriction.
cyberTECHNOLOGIES offers cyberSCAN CT 100, a non-contact profilometer with smaller footprint and higher resolution. This instrument consists of an x-, y-motion system and a highly accurate chromatic white light sensor or laser with high measurement speed on a granite platform.
The Rockwell 574 Testers are durable, proven, and consistent performers satisfying a wide range of Rockwell testing applications.
Tinius Olsen offers the H50K-T UTM benchtop materials tester which is designed using the quality engineering and advanced technology used in the S Series, thus ensuring high durability and accuracy, and enabling the model to use easily and conveniently.
The United Automatic Carbon Fiber Tester is designed to automatically (without operator intervention) test up to 200 specimens of carbon fiber in one setup. For easy record keeping and generating reports, specimen data are entered into the test software via barcode. The diameter of each fiber specimen is measured by a laser diffraction measuring system.
These hardness testers offer high accuracy, wide measuring range, simple operation, and compact size—all for an economical price! Available with either a separate or integral probe, the testers arrive ready to use. Perform tests and automatically calculate the mean value and convert to Vicker, Brinell, Rockwell, and Shore values.
The cyberSCAN CT 600S non-contact profilometer from cyberTECHNOLOGIES is designed to measure large and heavy parts. The motion accuracy of the gantry system with a 600mm x-, y-motion system and area coverage of 24“ is not affected by the sample weight.
Admet offers the eXpert 8600 Series Axial-Torsion Test Machines which are provided with MTESTQuattro controller, thus ensuring that they can be used for testing several materials and devices which include implant and body fusion devices, screws in torsion, adhesives, luer taper fittings, and biomaterials.
The Crockmeter-Model 418 offered by Taber Industries has been designed to accurately evaluate the amount of color transferred from leather, fabric, yarn and other textile materials to other surfaces.
Buehler’s SimpliMet™ 3000 mounting press is a valuable device in labs as it makes mounting easy with its completely automatic operation and a range of mold sizes.
Zwick’s state-of-the-art universal hardness testing machines use innovative electromechanical technology for high precision testing in a wide range of applications, particularly for quality assurance, production-line testing and in the laboratory.
The United Model SSTM testing machine is a computer inclusive, electromechanical, test system designed to accommodate a variety of testing instruments and accessories to test various types of material including ceramics, plastics, polymers, metals and composites.
The Tinius Olsen 2,000kN (400,000 lbf) Super L model features the patented dual pressure hydraulic loading system and a rugged four column construction for exceptional load frame rigidity. The machine has an operating range from 800 lbf to 400,000 lbf and maintains an accuracy of +/- 0.5% of the displayed load across this range.
Designed to customer specifications, the 177da Horizontal Tensile Testing Machine from A.J.T. Equipment is specifically for proof loading and destruction tests that require data logging
The Rockwell 2000 Series Hardness Testers offer excellent gauge repeatability and reproducibility with precise and repeatable results using a precision depth measurement system and an electronic force monitoring apparatus.
The eXpert 3930 series table top dynamic testing machine is a compact, quiet, and clean electro-dynamic testing system which is used for determining the durability of components and materials.
INTEGRATED HARDNESS TESTER TH170 is an upgraded new model of TH130.
The Equotip 3 is a versatile portable hardness testing solution using the dynamic Leeb rebound technique that was invented by Proceq. Proceq has combined today's technology with its over 35 years of Equotip know-how and customer feedback to create the Equotip 3 - a portable instrument that offers extended capabilities and unmatched ease of operation.
The 5kN single column H5kS is a powerful stand alone unit. It is designed using quality engineering and latest technology to ensure high accuracy, convenience, and durability.
Testing situations that involve large components such as car seats, furniture, wall panels or vehicle bodywork parts require large, flexible test devices. The portal construction of the load frames provides convenient operation and a wide range of adjustment options.
Innovative design and high manufacturing quality and are basic characteristics of the new HIT pendulum impact testers. They are used for the determination of the impact resistance on plastics and other materials up to 5.5 Joules (4 ft lbf), up to 25 Joules (18.45 ft lbf) or up to 50 Joule (36.90 ft lbf).
The Handy Hardness Tester model SH-21 differs completely from traditional hardness testers. Instead of measuring the size of the indentation of the test sample using a microscope, it uses a diamond indenter equipped with a vibrating rod that presses on the test surface at a fixed load and then measures its hardness by applying ultrasonic vibrations and analyzing its damping effect.
The LTF-631 High Speed Dielectric Cure Monitor is designed for the study of rapidly reacting materials in Research and Development, Quality Assurance or Quality Control, and Production applications involving thermoset materials such as resins, composites, paints and coatings.
Mecmesin range of twin column, high capacity top load testers offer the ideal solution for testing large heavy samples.
The MultiTest-xt is suited to most routine production and Quality Control testing. If your needs change, it can be upgraded to use test programs written with Mecmesin’s powerful Emperor™ Software with a large selection of analysis options.
Model IT542 Pendulum Impact Tester from Tinius Olsen is a high energy impact testing machine designed for fulfilling the requirements of ASTM E 23 and ISO 148 standards.
DuraVision from Struers is a new load-cell based hardness tester with a varying level of automation. It provides excellent flexibility and simplicity in performing rapid testing of Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers hardness, with 100% testing repeatability.
The Tinius Olsen MU Series of automatic digital compression testers features rugged frames for high stability while testing concrete cylinders or cubes.
Instron introduces the MPX Series of motorized pendulum impact testers ideal for testing metals to Charpy and Izod standards.
Vibrophores are used for determining component and material durability with respect to fatigue life and fatigue limit, for example via fatigue testing to DIN 50100 (S-N curve) under tensile, compression, pulsating and alternating loads.
Tinius Olsen offers the 50kN dual column H50kS which is developed using quality engineering and advanced technology in order to enhance accuracy, convenience, usability, and durability. It is a powerful stand alone unit.
Four models of the Wallace Instruments H12 Micro Hardness Testers are offered. The differ in that they come with printers, imput terminals or PC control.
The 300kN (60,000 lbf) Super L model features our patented dual pressure hydraulic loading system and a rugged four column construction for exceptional load frame rigidity. The machine has an operating range from 120 lbf to 60,000 lbf and maintains an accuracy of +/- 0.5% of the displayed load across this range.
Buehler has developed the CarbiMet™ and MicroCut™ abrasive paper for the preparation and analysis of a wide range of materials.
The AbrasiMatic 450 automatic abrasive cutter is a floor standing cutter featuring four cut types, offering the best options for a wide range of applications. With an excellent accessibility and visibility, this solid durable machine offers the power to get through each cut, with precision controls, laser alignment and convenient time saving features such as sample and wheel detection.
The Instron® CEAST HV500 is the latest instrument design to perform HDT and VICAT tests at high temperatures, up to 500°C, making this instrument ideal for research and quality control applications as it is ensuring the capability to test the new generations of techno-polymers, characterized by their excellent properties at high temperature.
Robust Push/Pull Force Gauge for simple measurement
For maximum torsion testing capability and versatility, Tinius Olsen provides a complete range of torsion testing machines in capacities from 1,000 to 30,000 Nm.
The Pundit PL-200 is an excellent ultrasonic pulse velocity (UPV) test instrument for examining the concrete quality and other materials such as wood, rock and ceramics.
The CEAST 9050 impact pendulum is designed for determining the resilience of thermoplastic materials to impact. Tests conform to internationally recognized standards belonging to Charpy, Izod, Pipe and Tensile Impact methods, ranging in energy from 0.5 - 50J. Plastics, composites and metals can be tested using various configurations of the 9050 pendulum.
This hardness tester can be used in variety of applications and is readily adjustable to a wide range of sizes and shapes which are difficult to test in a standard table model hardness tester.
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the Fixed Height KN Model offers an economical solution while still providing the versatility of the KN design.
One Push operation with high-precision measurements.
Multi-Finger Scratch/Mar Tester-Model 710 available from Taber Industries has been designed to evaluate the relative susceptibility or resistance of a material surface to physical damages, such as scratching, scraping, gouging, marring, engraving, etc.
The Penetrometer PNR 12 is an advanced instrument designed for lubricant testing, penetration and texture testing.
Tinius Olsen offers the FH-2 hardness testing instruments, which are closed loop systems built on a precision load cell that provides excellent gauge reproducibility and repeatability results in contrast to other Rockwell hardness testers.
The 1,000kN (200,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic testing machine for critical materials testing up to 200,000 lbf.
The Instron ElectroPuls™ E1000 is a state-of-the-art electrodynamic test instrument designed for dynamic and static testing on a wide range of materials and components.
TestBench instruments are specifically designed for component testing, and their modular design enables users to select the components and configurations to suit their specific testing needs in a compact, space-saving package.
The PMI Liquid-Liquid Porometer is designed for pore structure characterization of materials such as membranes, filter media, ceramics, paper, textile, etc., having very small pore sizes. It is capable of measuring pore diameters, pore distribution and liquid flow rates of materials having very low permeability.
AMT’s XR280 camera is equipped with a CMOS sensor that combines high NA optics to attain fast readout speeds, high resolution, high dynamic range and sensitivity, and low noise levels for diffraction and imaging studies.
The H1K-T UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is designed using the quality engineering and advanced technology used in the S series.
The advanced and popular DWTT-API-30/40/50K series Drop Weight Tear Impact Testing Machines can test 10 samples consecutively, utilizing a user-friendly and automatic feeding and control system. By initiating the test process by the operator, th
ADMET offers ExPress servo hydraulic testing machines which are suitable for testing concrete, metals, webbing, and other materials at low cost.
Struers’ DuraJet tabletop hardness tester is equipped with a comprehensive load range for Rockwell, superficial Rockwell testing, HVT/HBT, and plastics testing.
The RKA-5 instrument includes a microprocessor technology integrated with a smart jog-shuttle operation system.
HMV-G Micro Hardness Testers are developed by Shimadzu for performing automatic length measurement without any error.
The BGI Force / Torque Gauge is a unique product designed for working in conjunction with a variety of interchangeable remote force and torque sensors listed below. The sensors do not require calibration or setup - the BGI automatically recognizes any sensor. All configuration and calibration data is saved in the sensor's connector. Simply plug and play!
The control of friction and wear in moving machine parts is a critical issue facing all manufacturers. It can be crucial to have quantitative data obtained at varying humidity and temperature and in the presence of lubricants. CSM Tribometers have proven their reliability in over hundreds of laboratories worldwide, for studying:
The MetaServ® 250 single and twin grinder-polishers offer a combination of performance, economy and reliability for most microstructural analysis applications. Designed for manual or semi-automatic grinding and polishing, the base can be combined with one of two power heads.
The 'roboTest B' (Compact) robotic testing system from Zwick is designed for performing fully automatic flexure tests (for instance ISO 178) and tensile tests (for instance ASTM D638 and ISO 527-2 on plastic samples.
The M51 and M52 portable handheld hardness testers are ideal for testing stacked sheets, rod and tubing on racks and in areas where clearance is limited.
The mPulse is a portable, handheld scrap metal analyzer. It integrates an incredibly fast 1s analysis speed together with ease of use and rugged reliability. The mPulse is the world's fastest scrap metal analyzer, which has been designed such that it can simply, quickly and consistently identify scrap or recycled metal and determine its value, reducing time and maximizing profits.
The Grit Feeder available from Taber Industries is a freestanding instrument that needs a Taber Rotary Platform Abraser to perform testing.
The MultiTest-d range is a basic motorised test system, which combines with Mecmesin's digital force gauges to ensure repeatable, accurate results. Though simple to operate, the MultiTest-d range benefits from many advanced test features to meet common testing requirements.
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.
The Wallace Rapid Plastimeter measures the plasticity or viscosity of unvulcanised rubbers. The test is simple, clean and quick. The instrument is used in conjunction with the Wallace -MRPRA Ageing Chamber to determine the Plasticity Retention Index (PRI) of raw natural rubbers.
The DynaGen Bioreactor instruments set a new benchmark for 3D cell culture and tissue engineering research.
The H10K-T UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is developed using quality engineering and technology used in the S Series, thus offering high convenience, durability, and accuracy. It has same features as that of the S series.
The Pundit PL-200PE deploys advanced pulse echo technology to extend the ultrasonic application to objects where access is restricted to a single side.
DECTRIS has introduced EIGER R 1M, an advanced Hybrid Photon Counting detector that integrates high resolution with popular single-photon sensitivity. The EIGER R 1M is a versatile tool and features a mega-pixel sensor with just 75µm pixel size. This ensures ultimate resolution and makes the detector system suitable for X-ray detection in a wide range of laboratory applications.
AMT has introduced the XR401 sCMOS camera with a Peltier cooled sCMOS sensor. These sCMOS sensors have fast readout speeds, high resolution and non-blooming characteristics which make them suitable for applications such as diffraction studies.
The Profometer PM-630 advanced cover meter available from Proceq is a high-tech instrument designed to extend the application scope of the Profometer PM-600 cover meter with the Line and Area Scan Modes and a wide range of statistical views.
The Chatillon CS series is a digital force tester series optimized for production testing applications, including medical devices, textiles, plastics, rubber, packaging and electronics.
Testing of medical devices and biomaterials often requires simulation of the physiological environment in which the device will be used. This is often achieved by submersing the specimen in a fluid bath, heated to 37° C during testing.
The FH-5 series available from Tinius Olsen is a digital tester that features an excellent loadcell-based force feedback control loop to enable rapid, consistent and repeatable measurements and also to allow a large selection of test rates and test loads for nearly any type of test condition.
The new RSA-G2 is the most advanced platform for mechanical analysis of solids. The separate motor and transducer technology of the RSA-G2 insures the purest mechanical data through independent control of deformation and measurement of stress.
MTII/Fullam offers a unique, compact test system specifically designed to fit inside scanning electron microscopes. Capable of performing fatigue, compression, bending and tensile testing, they are ideal testers for researchers and material scientists. During testing, crack propagation, grain rotation and other effects of mechanical stress can be observed under high magnification in an electron microscope.
Admet offers the eXpert 5950 series table top dynamic testing machine which suitable for use in determining the durability of components and materials.
The 3360 Series Dual Column Tabletop Testing Systems from Instron are ideal for tension and/or compression applications where tests are less than 50 kN (11,250 lbf). The 3360 Series Dual Column testing systems provide simplicity, performance, and affordability for quality control and product testing. Models are available in load force capacities of 5, 10, 30, and 50 kN.
TA Instruments offers the advanced Q800 dynamic mechanical analyzer (DMA) that uses non-contact, linear drive technology to provide excellent stress control. It also features unique air bearings for low friction support.
DS2 digital force gauges feature a large, easy-to-read LCD display and simple push-button operation. An ergonomic metal housing protects the highly accurate loadcell and electronics in tough industrial environments.
Shimadzu offers AGS-X Universal Tensile Tester which is very easy to use. It can be used as a standalone tester to test specimens using test methods.
The 5kN top-load testing model offers an economic solution for top-load testing on a variety samples.
The ultrasonic test equipment Pundit Lab features online data acquisition, waveform analysis and full remote control of all transmission parameters. Along with the traditional transit time and pulse velocity measurement, the ultrasonic test equipment Pundit Lab offers path length measurement, perpendicular crack depth measurement and surface velocity measurement. Optimized pulse shaping gives greater transmission range at lower voltage levels. This, coupled with automated combination of the transmitter voltage and the receiver gain, ensures an optimum received signal level, guaranteeing accurate and stable measurements of the ultrasonic test equipment.
The cyberSCAN CT 300 non-contact profilometer from cyberTECHNOLOGIES is equipped with a 315 mm x-, y-motion system, enabling scanning of large substrates (up to 12” wafers) and components. It performs flatness measurements with an accuracy of submicron level over the entire 315mm travel.
The CT R200 non-contact profilometer from cyberTECHNOLOGIES features a rotary stage with a 200mm x-axis and an automated z-axis. The rotary stage holds the samples of round parts, and the sensor is moved by the x- and the z-axis near the surface of interest. The sensor is then positioned at the optimal distance to the surface by the autofocus routine.
The HIT230F Drop Weight Tester from Zwick is designed for multiaxial impact tests on plastics to ISO 6603-2, ASTM D 3763, ASTM D 3029 (Method B) at room temperature and in expanded temperature ranges and for pre-damaging composite plates for standard aerospace industry CAI (compression after impact) tests to Airbus AITM 1- 0010 /6-2005, Boeing 7260.
Clemex Vision Lite is suited to repetitive applications that can be analyzed easily with the optional application modules.
These Tinius Olsen dual column materials testing machines are floor mounted and have frame capacities of 100 kN, 150 kN, 200 kN, and 300 kN (20,000 lbf, 30,000 lbf, 45,000 lbf, and 60,000 lbf respectively). These machines are designed to test a vast range of materials, including, but not limited to: rigid and reinforced plastics, composites, geotextiles, sheet metal, welded specimens, adhesives, and medical products and components, in tension, compression, flexure, shear, tear, and peel.
Bruker's UMT-3 high-load tribometer is a fully computerized, multiple-configuration, single-instrument platform that uses the unique and acclaimed Bruker modular design to offer tribological testing for high-load samples.
The i-Freeball 5100 falling dart impact tester launched by Labthink is a device used for evaluating the material’s impact resistance by ball or free falling dart method.
The Equostat 3 was developed for accurate, rapid and reproducible metal hardness testing. It features excellent sensitivity through small penetration of a few µm and is therefore particularly suited for testing metal hardness of surface layers on scratch-sensitive and polished parts or on thin parts, profiles and pipes with a wall thickness that is below 2 mm (0.08”).
CSM Scratch Testers are ideal instruments for characterizing the surface mechanical properties of thin films and coatings, e.g. adhesion, fracture and deformation.
Semilab’s FPT- series products are specifically designed for flat panel testing and characterization. The product is capable of characterizing LCD and AMOLED TFT panels up to GEN 8.5, and can integrate several measurement probes into a single platform, delivering highly accurate measurements across the entire surface of flat panels.
The VeeMAX III is a high performance and highly versatile specular reflectance accessory developed to analyze a wide range of samples.
The FH-10 universal hardness tester available from Tinius Olsen is built on a closed loop load cell. It features a video indent system, an indentor/objective swivel system and a high resolution touch screen display with an advanced embedded control firmware.
Labthink has developed the i-Meditek 1300 medical packaging tester for analyzing the physical properties of medical packages such as infusion bags, ampoule bottles and blister packs.
Shimadzu offers EZ-X EZ Test Table-top Materials Testers which are suitable for use in a wide range of applications.
The Ceramicomb-1” is designed for use in presses, molds or harsh environments where a rugged, reusable dielectric sensor is desired.
The CT 350T non-contact double-sided optical profilometer offered by cyberTECHNOLOGIES features a 300mm x-/y- scanning stage with a highly accurate z-axis of 100mm range. The lower sensor is fixed within a massive granite construction, whereas the upper sensor is installed on the z-axis.
Precitech’s Nanoform L 1000 is the latest multi-axis ultra precision machining system that is capable of aiding in the manufacture of large parts, meeting demands of the advanced market, and saving precious tool setting time.
The T150 UTM is a sophisticated universal testing machine for the determination of nanomechanical properties. The nanomechanical testing system uses an actuating transducer head to generate a tensile force.
The different instruments in the Rockwell product group are used for classical Rockwell methods (load 60-150kg), superficial Rockwell methods (load 15-45kg) and combinations of Rockwell and superficial Rockwell methods (load 15-150kg).
The AMS 1800 is a fast grinding machine for foundry samples. It has been specially developed for customers whose line of business demands automatic preparation of recurring sample types for spectrometer analysis.
Bluetooth communication and full-color displays are among the new features of a series of updated Chatillon® digital force gauges introduced by AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments.
ElectroForce® multi-specimen fatigue test systems are designed in order to enable tension to tension or compression to compression displacement controlled loading for small soft structures and devices such as stent structures, stents, vena cava filters, stented grafts, septal patch structures or other similar devices.
AT small footprint single column materials testing machine with one metre stroke. Tee slotted column allows easy addition of accessories.
The original Rapid RH® design revolutionized the way the floor covering/coating industry looked at conducting the ASTM F2170 relative humidity test method for concrete slabs. The Rapid RH® 4.0 concrete moisture test carries on this tradition of fast, accurate, easy relative humidity moisture testing in concrete slabs.
Drop weight tear tester (DWTT) offers a specimen breaking of M.S plate as per ASTM-E 436, API-RP 5 L3, ASTM-E 208 and DIN EN 10274. Drop Weight Tear Tester (DWTT) are known as Plate mill and saw pipe plant equipment.
Bluehill 3is the newest version of our widely popular Bluehill Software and is compatible with all Instron® 3300, 5500, and 5900 Series Testing Systems. Bluehill 3 contains enhancements and features that are designed specifically with the end-user in mind.
The system is capable of storing up to 600 test results from a choice of 10 programmable test set-ups. For enhanced performance, the TA1 can be used with Lloyd Instruments NEXYGENPlus data analysis software. The software contains an extensive library of pre-programmed texture test set-ups based on international standards. Test information can easily be exported to Microsoft® products such as Word, Excel® and Outlook®.
ProLine products were developed for customers who want high quality testing systems to carry out routine or standard quality control tests. Most tests are carried out on components and for basic materials testing. The benefit of these products lies in their ease of use.
The Agilent Nano Indenter G200 is the world’s most accurate, flexible, and user-friendly instrument for nanoscale mechanical testing. Electromagnetic actuation allows it to achieve unparalleled dynamic range in force and displacement. The G200 Nano Indenter enables users to measure Young’s modulus and hardness in compliance with ISO 14577.
Labthink’s i- Strentek 1100 Auto Tensile Tester is a device used for evaluating physical properties such as seal strength, compressive strength, tensile strength, and peeling of adhesives, composite and plastic films, medical plasters, release paper and foils.
The Sheen Instruments Protimeter Surveymaster SM & SME dual mode moisture meters are used primarily for diagnosing dampness problems in buildings.
DWT high-energy drop-weight testers from Zwick are designed to perform testing and evaluation of fracture surfaces of ferritic steels as outlined in standards, including ASTM-E 436 EN 10274, and API-RP 5L3. Different versions are available with sizes of 20, 30, 40, 60, 80 and 100KJ. During the test, weights fall on to a sample secured at both ends and break it.
The zwicki-Line is a stiff, flexible yet affordable solution for a very wide range of materials and component testing both in research and development environments as well as for routine quality control. Using alternative configurations it is possible to test plastics, elastomers, papers, cardboard, textiles, foam materials, wires, foodstuffs or components.
The CSI-153 Low Temperature Brittleness Tester is the most suitable apparatus used in the industry for the determination of the temperature at which plastics and elastomers exhibit brittle failure due to controlled impact.
The MultiTest 50-xt from Mecmesin can be programmed at mid-range and is a self-contained force testing system with 50kN rating.
The fully automatic ZHV30/zwicki-Line hardness testing machines from Zwick feature closed-loop technology. They offer reduced testing costs and require minimal operator influence, guaranteeing effective and cost-efficient low load hardness testing.
Pacer provides a range of red and near infrared Laser Diode Modules from Monocrom, with output powers in the range of 1mW to 3W. Typical wavelengths range from 405nm to 1550nm, enabling the modules to cover a wide field of applications including industrial and medical applications, imaging and laser lighting.
Tensile and compression deformations can be performed on all types of materials with high resolution and in a non-contact manner using the videoXtens extensometer. The materials include foils, films, composites, rubbers, metals, and plastics.
DECTRIS has launched the new EIGER X detector series that delivers excellent performance for the most complex synchrotron applications. The combination of continuous readout and frame rates in the kilohertz range opens new horizons in X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy and time-resolved experiments.
The IsoMet® 4000 Precision Saw was designed for cutting various material types with miminal deformation. 1 micron sample postitioning allows for precise sectioning of specimens. User selectable feed rate allows for ultimate versatility.
Peripheral arteries have higher bending, stretching and twisting motions when compared to coronary arteries so stents placed in peripheral arteries undergo higher stresses and strains.
The Tinius Olsen DG Series of digital compression testers features highly robust frames for exceptional stability during testing of cubes or concrete cylinders.
Admet single column electromechanical testing systems are ideal for determining the mechanical properties of a variety of materials in a divers set of applications. Systems are ideal for measuring the tensile, flexural, shear, creep, and compressive properties of materials, components, and devices.
Zwick has designed the 'roboTest F' (Clamp) robotic testing system for non-rigid samples such as non-wovens, textiles, foils, and films. It is also possible to test plastic and metallic samples wires using the appropriate sample grips.
The Taber Oscillating Abrasion Tester, also known as the oscillating sand tester, is used to measure a material’s relative abrasion resistance to surface abrasion and/or marring.
Taber’s V-5 Stiffness Tester - Model 150-B or 150-E has been specifically designed to determine materials’ stiffness and resiliency properties of up to 10,000 Taber Stiffness Units.
Solartron Analytical, specialists in the design of precision impedance test equipment, has joined forces with cryogenic experts Janis Research Company Inc., to produce an advanced cryogenic materials characterization test system
AllroundLine System offered by Zwick is ideally suited for all fields of applications.
The ElectroForce® Series II 3330 test instrument is suitable for a range of tests that include ISO and ASTM standards tests for medical devices, materials characterization, and long-term durability studies.
The Ames Hardness Tester for Rockwell testing has been giving repeatable accurate measurements in large and small plants around the world for over 50 years. The light weight and portability of the Ames hardness tester saves time and money by providing Rockwell test results quickly, anywhere.
The Vortex-d range is a fundamental motorised torque test system used to measure rotary and static torque up to 10N.m, and integrates with Mecmesin's universal display to ensure precise and consistent results.
With the help of specimen blanking machines, test pieces from metal foils and steel sheets are economically produced and also accurately using specimen blanking machines.
This force and torque display unit offers the best accuracy and flexibility within a digital instrument. The Advanced Force & Torque Indicator works in conjunction with Mecmesin 'SMART' sensors and can be used handheld or fixed to a test jig for optimum measurement performance.
The H10K-S UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is developed by Tinius Olsen using quality engineering and latest technology for providing high accuracy, durability, usability, and convenience.
ElectroForce® test instruments from Bose provide exceptional fidelity, precision and versatility for a variety of test applications. Our newest ElectroForce 3550 test instrument features a 15 kN dynamic force capability, using two linear motors in tandem, and has the largest range of displacement of all the ElectroForce instruments. Dynamic performance is dependent on test specimen characteristics, fixturing and test specimen configuration.
The Zwick Aflow extrusion plastometer was developed especially for laboratories with high specimen throughput and therefore features robust design and convenient operation. The instrument supports all common worldwide standards, including ISO 1133 and ASTM D 1238. The Aflow extrusion plastometer is used for the determination of melt mass flow rate (MFR) and melt volume flow rate (MVR).
The completely new, entry-level TH-1100, offers a very affordable but accurate hardness testing solution for on-site testing in workshops and in field operation. The unit assures accurate and reliable measurement.
Taber's Shear/Scratch Tester can be used to study resistance to scratching, gouging, shearing, marring, scraping and engraving on a range of rigid flat specimens. It may also be used to test the homogeneity of materials, the adhesive qualities of protective coatings and the impact of age on similar materials.
The Poroscope Plus from NDT James Instruments is suited to the field test for air and water permeability of concrete using the Figg technique.
The Impressor is a convenient tool for testing the hardness of aluminum, aluminum alloys, copper, brass and other materials including plastics and fibreglass. The instrument is designed for use on fabricated parts and assemblies as well as on raw stock.
The PIKE MIRacle™ is a universal ATR sampling accessory for analyzing liquids, solids, pastes, gels and intractable materials. The commonly used configuration includes a single reflection ATR accessory with high IR throughput making it ideal for sample identification and QA/QC applications.
Princeton Applied Research offers a ruggedized multi-channel electrochemical testing platform called PARSTAT MC.
Available in both floor and table model configurations, these test systems incorporate advanced computer technology and user-friendly software providing an extremely efficient, reliable approach to any materials testing need.
Lake Shore’s new 8500 Series CW-THz material characterization system makes use of non-contact, non-destructive THz energy to determine important phenomena in novel electronic and magnetic materials being explored for high-speed computing, storage, imaging and communications applications.
The AMH Series supports both microindentation and Macro/Vickers hardness testing in fully automatic and semi-automatic configurations for greater precision, accuracy, and efficiency. A patented method allows you to create a path for indentation patterns directly on an overview image of the part, creating a single "panoptic view". The software also features a configurable user interface, report designer, and optional macro language.
The CEAST MF20 and MF30 available from Instron are single weight systems that can perform consistent tests on commodity materials and also on special grade materials that are sensitive to moisture and temperature.
TQC has introduced a low voltage pinhole detector that uses the wet sponge method to detect defects on different types of coatings applied on ferrous substrates.
The 3,000 kN (600,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a static tension compression testing machine. The equipment has been considered as the standard for versatility, accuracy and reliability in hydraulic universal testing machines.
The new LTT is the next generation of torque analyzer. It offers “EZ-Plug & Play” with instant auto recognition with transducers. The LTT offers tool testing, graphing capabilities and a graphical menu for easy navigation. It also featured USB connectivity.
The LTBT instrument is designed to determine the “TEMPERATURE” at which plastics and elastomers exhibit brittle failure under specified impact conditions.
Universal testing machines for today’s high capacity applications require sturdy load frames along with computer data acquisition and control capabilities.
The M150 from Ardic Instruments is a MEMS Analyzer used for characterizing microstructural mechanical properties. Using a simple point-and-shoot laser optical system, the user can quickly obtain resonance peaks of a microstructure through wide bandwidth frequency scanning and real-time Fourier transform (FFT).
Model 899 Impact Specimen Notcher from Tinius Olsen easily and accurately machines a notch in a plastic sample according to the specifications outlined by ASTM 6110, ASTM D256, ISO 180 and ISO 179 for Charpy and Izod testing.
CSM Instruments offers Ultra Nanoindentation Tester, a high resolution nanoindentation system with low thermal drift. The Ultra Nano Hardness Tester provides an accurate data of instruments when used according to ISO 14577 test methods.
Olympus’ BondMaster® 600 comprises of multi-mode bond testing software coupled with highly advanced digital electronics, which together are able to provide reliable, clear and high-quality signals.
The high-speed option is available for any of the Imatek range of impact testers, to greatly enhance understanding of the behaviour of a specimen as it undergoes an impact. Imatek offer a fully integrated system under the control of the ImpAcqt software. This is used to both control the camera and analyse the resulting video sequence.
Torsion drives can be installed in zwicki-Line materials testing machines such as the Materials testing machine zwicki-Line Z2.5 TX or Z5.0 TX to carry out single and multi-axial loading tests (tensile or compression combined with torsion) during materials and component testing.
The LR30KPlus twin column universal materials testing machine from Lloyd Instruments offers simple operation, high accuracy measurement and flexible control. Our extensive range of grips and fixtures support virtually any type of test. Designed for testing applications up to 30 kN (6744 lbf), the LR30KPlus is equally well suited to routine quality control testing and for performing complex multi-stage tests. Its load measuring system exceeds the requirements of all recognised international standards.
Presently test pieces from metal foils and steel sheets are economically and accurately produced using specimen blanking machines. Standards such as ASTM A370, EN 10002 and BS 18 stipulate that test results must not be influenced by any material change caused by work-hardening in the specimen edge zone.
The 60kN (12,000 lbf) LoCap mechanical testing machine provides durability, speed, convenience, accuracy and ease of use. Its precision interchangeable straingage loadcells allows quick change of machine capability from as little as 0.02 lbf up to 12,000 lbf.
Tinius Olsen offers the 75kN dual column H75kS which uses quality engineering and advanced technology to provide high accuracy, durability, and convenience.
The GladiATR Vision™ is an innovative sampling tool which couples small area infrared analysis with simultaneous viewing. Samples are placed face down and positioned on the diamond crystal while its image is projected in real-time on the LCD screen.
These high impact polystyrene cased Push-Pull Force Gauges are low priced and simplified in construction yet accurately measure push pull forces.
The Proceq Profoscope is a versatile, fully-integrated rebar detector and cover meter with a unique real-time rebar visualization allowing the user to actually “SEE” the location of the rebar beneath the concrete surface to a maximum depth of 180 mm. This is coupled with rebar-proximity indicators and optical and acoustical locating aids.
The compact Zwick HC table-top fatigue testing machines are great space-savers. With the testing actuator mounted in the upper crosshead and the series-standard T-slot platform, flexure and component tests can be performed in addition to standard tests.
The series 1800 Pressure / Pipe Testing System from Applied Test Systems Inc provides continuous and short-term hydrostatic pressure testing of pipes to meeting the required standards of ASTM D1598 and D1599.
The ElectroForce® 5500 BioDynamic® test instrument enables usage of customer-supplied saline baths or sterile testing fixtures/chambers for biomaterials testing and tissue engineering.
The FH-1 series available from Tinius Olsen are closed loop systems, which are based on a precision load cell and offer excellent gauge repeatability and reproducability results when compared to other Rockwell hardness testers.
Admet offers fatigue testers which are compact, quiet, and clean electro-dynamic testing systems. They are designed for determining the durability of components and materials.
The Unique Force One™ FDIX is a low cost digital force gauge with many useful features beginning with interchangeable Plug 'n Play Force Cell Modules. Select any capacity from 2 to 200 pounds, attach it to the Force Display Module and start testing.
The Wilson VH3100 automated Knoop or Vickers Hardness tester is an excellent precision instrument, featuring a powerful load application range of 50gf - 10kgf.
The Cogenix Dead Load Hardness Tester, Model H14, is a digital, fully automatic bench mounted instrument which is designed to conform to international standards for testing rubber and elastomers. Simply press the start button and the H14 will function automatically allowing accurate and repeatable results to be recorded.
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the HDX Models feature a dual test space and long test stroke.
AbrasiMet™ 250 is a bench-top abrasive cutter from Buehler that has manual cutting action. The device provides excellent cut capacity, lighting, and visibility.
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the superior design of the KN Model provides the ultimate in versatility.
The ModuLab MTS is a new concept in testing the electrical properties of materials. The system uniquely combines time domain tests (I-V, pulse, ramp), and AC tests (C-V, Mott-Schottky, impedance, permittivity), together with a wide range of modules providing high voltage, high current resolution, sample / reference measurements. Temperature control and sample holder accessories add to the capabilities of the system.