Mechanical Testing

Featured Equipment
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.
Taber Rotary Platform Abrasion Tester (Model 5135 or 5155) is a precision-built instrument designed to perform accelerated wear testing.
The UMT Tribolab has a versatile modular design which allows it to be transformed from rotary to reciprocating motion, from sub-newton to kilo-newton force measurement, or from room temperature up to 1000°C for environmental testing, all within minutes.
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.
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.
TANDEM is an integrated, automated, on-line pharmaceutical tablet characterization tool providing tablet weight, thickness, hardness and NIR content uniformity analysis.
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.
The Versitron is an extremely unique testing system which provides users with the benefits of Top-Loading and Test Surface Referencing technology. The Versitron imparts a level of accuracy, repeatability, speed, reduced operator influence and large part capability not found on any other tester in the world!
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.
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.
Other Equipment
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.
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.
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.
Buehler has developed the CarbiMet™ and MicroCut™ abrasive paper for the preparation and analysis of a wide range of materials.
The new Concavus pan available from NETZSCH has a slight concave bottom geometry that produces an accurately defined contact surface between the pan bottom, sample and sensor, and thus helps in improving the reproducibility of the measurement results.
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 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 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).
Levicron’s ASD-H25 ultra precision air bearing tool spindles are designed for the ultra-precision machining market and for micro and precision metal cutting applications.
Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (FT-IR) spectroscopy is a well-established analytical method. FT-IR spectrometers are used in numerous laboratories.
Pipe burst tester's measure the burst strength of a pipe by pressurizing it until it bursts.
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 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.
The FH-31 Rockwell hardness tester supplied by Tinius Olsen is built on the same frame as the FH30 model.
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).
Universal testing machines for today’s high capacity applications require sturdy load frames along with computer data acquisition and control capabilities.
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.
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the HDX Models feature a dual test space and long test stroke.
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 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.
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.
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 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
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.
HMV-G series of Micro Hardness Testers offered by Shimadzu indents a material and subsequently measures the size of the resulting indentation for hardness determination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Instron introduces the MPX Series of motorized pendulum impact testers ideal for testing metals to Charpy and Izod standards.
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 '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 Chatillon CS series is a digital force tester series optimized for production testing applications, including medical devices, textiles, plastics, rubber, packaging and electronics.
Dectris offers the PILATUS3 S and X detector series that delivers excellent performance for a variety of synchrotron applications.
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.
Linear Abraser - Model 5750, offered by Taber Industries, has been specifically designed to test both flat and contoured surfaces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Tinius Olsen DG Series of digital compression testers features highly robust frames for exceptional stability during testing of cubes or concrete cylinders.
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.
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.
Tinius Olsen's Stiffness tester is suitable to determine the stiffness characteristics of a broad range of products and materials.
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 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 mPulse is the first handheld laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) analyzer from Oxford Instruments. It is designed for swift sorting of numerous metal alloys with a simple press of a button.
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.
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.
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.
The PERSEUS® STA 449 F1/F3 is basically a combination of two well-established instruments - the NETZSCH STA 449 F1/F3 Jupiter® and Bruker Optics’ FT-IR spectrometer.
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 Micro Combi Tester from Anton Paar is a combination of Anton Paar‘s Micro Indentation Tester and Micro Scratch Tester. It is designed for evaluating adhesion, instrumented indentation and the scratch resistance of surface.
The Ceramicomb-1” is designed for use in presses, molds or harsh environments where a rugged, reusable dielectric sensor is desired.
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.
Elastocon has developed a combined low temperature test system that is integrated with three testers: the Gehman-tester, TR-tester, and the brittleness-tester using a single base unit and an easy-to-use rig changing system.
The TGA/STA-QMS 403 D Aëolos® quadrupole mass spectrometer is a new compact mass spectrometer with a heated capillary inlet system for routine analysis of gases and, in particular, volatile decomposition products of thermal analysis.
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 SPR NaviTM 200 from Bionavis is based on multi-parametric surface plasmon resonance. The instrument is equipped with two light sources with wavelength 670 and 785nm, and has an exclusively wide angular range.
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 MMC 274 Nexus available from NETZSCH is a multiple module calorimeter and includes two parts: the base unit with built-in electronics and the exchangeable calorimeter module.
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.
Struers’ DuraJet tabletop hardness tester is equipped with a comprehensive load range for Rockwell, superficial Rockwell testing, HVT/HBT, and plastics testing.
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.
DigiView from EDAX is a high-resolution digital camera designed for a wide range of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) applications.
Non-contact deformation measurements on a variety of materials can be performed with extensometers involving the use of laserXtens systems from Zwick.
The new GHP 456 Titan® is the ideal tool for researchers and scientists in the field of insulation testing. Based on the well-known, standardized guarded hot plate technique (e.g. ISO 8302, ASTM C 177 or DIN EN 12667), the system features unrivalled performance over an unmatched temperature range.
The LFA 467 HyperFlash® from NETZSCH is a light flash apparatus offering unique dimensions in the measurement of thermal diffusivity and conductivity.
The new DMA 242 E Artemis combines ease of handling with the user-friendly Proteus® measurement and evaluation software. This makes it fast and easy to characterize the dynamic-mechanical properties as a function of frequency, temperature and time.
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.
Thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity are the most important thermophysical material parameters for characterizing the thermal transport properties of a material or component. The Laser Flash technique is currently the most widely accepted method for precise measurement of the thermal diffusivity and the LFA 427 is the number one instrument on the world market. High precision and reproducibility, short measurement times, variable sample holders and defined atmospheres are outstanding features of LFA measurements over the entire application range from -70°C to 2800°C.
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.
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.
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
Controlling wear and friction in moving machine parts is a major issue faced by all manufacturers. Obtaining quantitative data at different humidity and temperature and in the presence of lubricants is critical.
Precitech’s Nanoform® 700 ultra is a multi-axis ultra-precision machining system that has the quality of a small frame lathe and the flexibility of a large frame lathe.
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.
CSM Scratch Testers are ideal instruments for characterizing the surface mechanical properties of thin films and coatings, e.g. adhesion, fracture and deformation.
The accelerating rate calorimeter 244 (ARC® 244) is designed for safe and accurate measurement of the quantity and rate of heat release relating to the processing or storage of chemicals. The instrument was earlier named as TIAX ARC 3000.
The DSC 204 HP Phoenix® is a high-pressure differential scanning calorimeter. The thermal effects in a sample can be tested based on the type of gas. The atmosphere in the sample chamber can be dynamic or static.
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.
The Vion™ plasma focused ion beam system (PFIB) delivers excellent milling and imaging performance and considerably improves lab capacity. In comparison with traditional gallium-based FIB, the single, easy-to-use instrument increases throughput over 20 times for site-specific, cross-sectional milling and large region of interest preparation for other analytical methods.
The Precitech Planoform® 650 ultra precision diamond flycutting system is a heavy-duty machine intended for diamond flycutting of plano optical surfaces in non-ferrous materials where flatness and optical quality surface characteristics are required.
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.
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.
The Precitech Nanoform® 250 ultra precision diamond turning lathe is an ultra precision machining system designed for producing optical mold inserts, mirrors, optical lenses and small precision mechanical components.
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.
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 DiffusIR from Pike Technologies is a research grade diffuse reflection accessory with an efficient optical design, which may accommodate optional environmental chambers.
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.
The SPR Navi™ 210A from BioNavis is built using Multi-Parametric Surface Plasmon Resonance (MP-SPR) technology.
Nordson DAGE has introduced 4000Plus Bondtester, a second-generation system specifically designed for pull and shear testing applications.
Four models of the H17A Shore 'A' Scale Hardness Tester are offered. Features of all four models are provided.
The 5kN top-load testing model offers an economic solution for top-load testing on a variety samples.
The PILATUS3 X cadmium telluride (CdTe) series are one of a kind large area, single-photon counting detectors. They combine the advantages of the PILATUS3 X hybrid photon counting (HPC) detector model with the outstanding high-energy detection potential of the CdTe sensor material.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.
Tinius Olsen offers the 75kN dual column H75kS which uses quality engineering and advanced technology to provide high accuracy, durability, and convenience.
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
NETZSCH’s SBA 458 Nemesis has a unique measurement setup, which accommodates more sample geometries than usual for this method.
Princeton Applied Research offers a ruggedized multi-channel electrochemical testing platform called PARSTAT MC.
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)
NETZSCH’s STA 2500 Regulus features a highly reliable, fully equipped instrument package for STA measurements up to 1600°C.
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 Hikari EBSD Camera Series available from EDAX are advanced electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) cameras that provide excellent performance across the whole range of EBSD applications.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 FH-30 Rockwell hardness tester available from Tinius Olsen has a sturdy cast frame to provide excellent rigidity and stiffness.
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.
ADMET offers ExPress servo hydraulic testing machines which are suitable for testing concrete, metals, webbing, and other materials at low cost.
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 TG 209 F1 Libra thermobalance allows you to measure mass change of materials as a function of temperature in the range 10-1100°C. The instrument has been designed for ease of use and to protect delicate components to ensure minimum down time.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
The Tinius Olsen MU Series of automatic digital compression testers features rugged frames for high stability while testing concrete cylinders or cubes.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Wilson VH3100 automated Knoop or Vickers Hardness tester is an excellent precision instrument, featuring a powerful load application range of 50gf - 10kgf.
The Helios PFIB DualBeam™ features FEI's most recent advances in Plasma Focused Ion Beam and field emission SEM (FESEM) technologies and their combined use.
The Keysight 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.
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 primary scope of TG-GC-MS coupling is to detect, separate and analyze organic components. It is also possible to use the coupled GC-MS for detailed gas analysis to further improve the temperature-programmed pyrolysis of organic materials, biomass, renewable solid fuels, carbonaceous materials, and polymers in the TG/STA. The volatile products emitted during combustion processes can be determined with high sensitivity and resolution at various oxygen content levels.
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.
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)
NETZSCH’s Accelerating Rate Calorimeter 254 (ARC® 254) offers adiabatic calorimetry information in a safe, controlled laboratory setting.
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.
NETZSCH offers a new exchangeable calorimeter module for the MMC 274 Nexus particularly dedicated to coin cell battery studies.
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.
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.
FTC’s TMS-Pilot is a flexible and low-cost texture analyzer that is specifically developed for users who require an easy-to-use, portable system.
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.
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 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.
LECO’s latest Fastick™ system is designed to handle grinding and polishing of very tough samples. The central component of the system is a PSA base disc with pressure-sensitive adhesive on its underside and a gleaming top surface with the ability to stick to many types of surfaces.
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 ASD-Px ultra precision air bearing work-holding spindles (workpiece spindles) are designed to handle ultra precision turning and flycutting applications with speeds of up to 10000 rpm, and is based on a worldwide patented bearing technology.
The new DSC 404 F1 Pegasus®, High-Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimeter, is designed for the exact determination of specific heat of high-performance materials at high temperatures. The new concept of the DSC 404 F1 Pegasus® allows configuration for up to five different furnace types, easily interchangeable by the user, for a wide temperature range within -150°C...2400°C.
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 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).
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 FlexScan-3D Modular Systems available from Cambridge Technology are integrated 3-Axis solutions designed for scanning applications where 3D processing speed, precision, and large field are required in a compact architecture with industry-standard interfaces.
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.
Dectris’ MYTHEN X-ray detector systems have transformed data acquisition at synchrotron beamlines and laboratory X-ray sources.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 new dilatometer DIL 402 Expedis Classic represents a robust and easy-to-use all-in-one instrument. All instruments of the DIL Expedis series feature the revolutionary NanoEye measuring cell; a new dimension in measuring range and accuracy.
The FlexScan-3D Enclosed System from Cambridge Technology is a compact, low-cost enclosure designed for scanning procedures requiring 3D processing speed and excellent large field.
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 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.
The EDAX TEAM™ Neptune analysis system combines EDS and WDS analytical methods on a single platform and offers the power and flexibility of EDS with the precision, resolution, and detection limits of WDS.
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 VeeMAX III is a high performance and highly versatile specular reflectance accessory developed to analyze a wide range of samples.
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 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.
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.
HORIBA Scientific has launched a new compact, benchtop fluorometer called Aqualog which is capable of determining fluorescence Excitation-Emission Matrices (EEMs) and absorbance spectra simultaneously.
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.
The Starrett FMS1000 Series is a single-column force measurement testing system specifically designed for high-volume production and quality control testing.
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.
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.
The Pundit PL-200PE deploys advanced pulse echo technology to extend the ultrasonic application to objects where access is restricted to a single side.
Mecmesin range of twin column, high capacity top load testers offer the ideal solution for testing large heavy samples.
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.
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 DynaGen Bioreactor instruments set a new benchmark for 3D cell culture and tissue engineering research.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
One Push operation with high-precision measurements.
The EDAX TEAM™ Trident Analysis System integrates EDS, WDS and EBSD analytical techniques on a single platform and offers a complete materials characterization solution.
The PERSEUS® TG 209 F1 is a robust, compact and cost-effective instrument capable of delivering excellent performance. It is a combination instrument that possesses the advantages of the FT-IR instrument and the TGA, thus making it ideal for use in any laboratory.
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.
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.
Universal hardness testing machine for Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell, Knoop and Plastic testing.
The versatile Premium DSC 204 F1 Phoenix® fascinates with its unique concept: all essential operational components are integrated into the instrument and optional add-ons can be installed anytime on site.
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 Equotip 550 available from Proceq is the most versatile and portable Leeb hardness testing device that allows automatic on-site correlation of Leeb to Portable Rockwell true indention hardness value.
Tinius Olsen offers universal hardness testers FH12 series, which are best suited for heavy duty testing.
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 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.
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.
The Helios NanoLab G3 family is designed to explore the nanoscale dimension beyond any limit set by its predecessors, and adjust even more closely to the needs of scientists and engineers.
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®.
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.
The heart of the TMA 402 Hyperion® is a highly precise inductive displacement transducer (LVDT). This technology has stood the test of time; it is also used for dilatometers and allows measurement of even the smallest of length changes, into the nanometer range (digital resolution of 0.125 nm).
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.
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 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 BioTense Perfusion Bioreactor is designed for performing high resolution investigation in mechanobiology by cell biologists and tissue engineers.
The MultiTest 50-xt from Mecmesin can be programmed at mid-range and is a self-contained force testing system with 50kN rating.
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 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.
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 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.
Admet offers the eXpert 5950 series table top dynamic testing machine which suitable for use in determining the durability of components and materials.
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.
The H1K-T UTM Benchtop Materials Tester is designed using the quality engineering and advanced technology used in the S series.
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 300kN (60,000 lbf) Super L model is a hydraulic tester from Tinius Olsen for critical materials testing up to 60,000 lbf.
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 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 LFA 467 HT HyperFlash® is a type of light flash apparatus manufactured by Netzsch for precise thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity measurements between RT and above 1250°C. The LFA 467 HT HyperFlash® is based on the well-established LFA 467 HyperFlash® technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Test up to six samples at once for the cost of about two stand-alone units. the United Test Systems MS Series
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 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 ASD-Cx ultra precision air bearing tool spindles are built specifically for the ultra-precision machining market to manufacture high precision optical parts possessing a surface finish of Ra < 10 nm.
Semilab offers LST-300A, a powerful system designed for monitoring bulk micro defect (BMD) profile of silicon samples.
The multi-functional design of the DEA 288 Epsilon (including furnace or laboratory press) allows for the application of a great variety of different test conditions such as heat, cold, humidity or UV light.
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 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.
AGS-X series of universal testers from Shimadzu features load cells with an optimum capacity range of 1N to 300kN, and multiple control options to provide practical testing solutions.
Buehler’s SimpiMet XPS1, a type of electrohydraulic automatic compression mounting system, is designed to provide speedy cycle times to the sample mounting method.
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.
An element of consistency is introduced into the PIKE Auto-CrushIR microprocessor controlled automated hydraulic press applications such as thin film and pellet making.
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 Sheen Instruments Protimeter Surveymaster SM & SME dual mode moisture meters are used primarily for diagnosing dampness problems in buildings.
Proceq’s Equotip 550 is a highly versatile device developed for portable hardness testing. The Portable Rockwell test rule follows the conventional Rockwell static test technique which is mainly suitable for scratch-sensitive, thin or polished components as well as for pipes and profiles.
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.
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 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.
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 Anton Paar Table Top Nanoindentation Tester (TTX-NHT2) is a compact and simple-to-use instrument designed for continuous nanoindentation testing that does not require a complete platform configuration.
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.
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.
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 Rockwell 574 Testers are durable, proven, and consistent performers satisfying a wide range of Rockwell testing applications.
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 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.
Thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity are the most important thermophysical parameters for characterization of the thermal transport properties of a material or component. The TCT 426 thermal conductivity tester enables the use of all three of the methods described in easily interchangeable, pre-wired measuring frames.
The Tinius Olsen FA Series of digital compression testers features strong frames for high stability while testing cubes or concrete cylinders.
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.
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the superior design of the KN Model provides the ultimate in versatility.
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 High Capacity Force Gauge with PC Interface is a three-range force gauge (tension/compression) with 0.5% basic accuracy
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 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!
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.
NETZSCH’s STA 449 F5 Jupiter is a top-loading system designed for thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis.
AT small footprint single column materials testing machine with one metre stroke. Tee slotted column allows easy addition of accessories.
The Mortar Grinder RM 200 offered by Retsch is ideal for mixing and homogenizing high-viscosity pastes, powders and suspensions.
Robust Push/Pull Force Gauge for simple measurement
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.
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.
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.
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 LTBT instrument is designed to determine the “TEMPERATURE” at which plastics and elastomers exhibit brittle failure under specified impact conditions.

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.

Precitech offers high speed air-bearing tooling spindles by Levicron. These spindles are suitable for applications where product quality enhancements and robustness of an industrial-grade design are required.
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 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.
FTC’s TMS-Pro texture measurement system is the flagship of their series of food testing texture analysis instruments. It is suitable for applications that require accurate position, force, and speed control.
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 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.
AllroundLine System offered by Zwick is ideally suited for all fields of applications.
Elastocon’s relaxation test system includes a wide range of components. This helps to increase the flexibility in the system and enables finding an ideal match for specific testing requirements, both in size and other features.
The PILATUS3 R Hybrid Photon Counting detectors available from Dectris have been designed to accomplish supreme data quality in X-ray detection.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 600kN (120,000 lbf) Super L model from Tinius Olsen is a hydraulic tester designed for critical materials testing up to 120,000 lbf.
The Bose ElectroForce® planar biaxial TestBench instrument has been spcifically designed for the characterization of soft tissues and biomaterials.
INTEGRATED HARDNESS TESTER TH170 is an upgraded new model of TH130.
The MultiTest 25-i offers an all-inclusive and powerful twin-column tensile test system for increased capacity force measurements up to 25kN.
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.
FTC offers the TMS-Touch texture analyzer that has been specifically developed to facilitate fast and easy food texture testing, even by inexperienced operators. It is a stand-alone and affordable system that is controlled by TL-Touch software and a user-friendly LCD touch screen.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Variable Speed Rotor Mill PULVERISETTE 14 premium line supplied by FRITSCH provides shearing, impact, and cutting comminution in a single instrument. It is considerably quieter than other comparable instruments, provides better cooling, and delivers higher performance.
The SPR Navi™ 220A is the premium instrument in the MP-SPR product line from BioNavis. If high-output MP-SPR is required with the smallest possible dead volume and increased measurement confidence, SPR Navi™ 220A is the right choice.
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 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.
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 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.
HFM 436 Lambda, the heat flow meter from NETZSCH, is designed for precise thermal conductivity testing of insulation materials.
Struers’ DuraJet G5 automatic rockwell hardness tester sets a new standard for Rockwell hardness testing both in quality control laboratories and factories.
APTAC 264 takes the testing of chemical reactivity a step forward by enabling the user to acquire much faster temperature and pressure rise data than did the earlier designs. The APTAC 264 can function as: High-performance closed-cell adiabatic calorimeter; High-temperature and high-pressure reaction calorimeter; Open test cell from which effluent can be discharged and analyzed for emergency relief system studies using the DIERS methodology of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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.
AbrasiMet™ 250 is a bench-top abrasive cutter from Buehler that has manual cutting action. The device provides excellent cut capacity, lighting, and visibility.
The isothermal battery calorimeter (IBC) 284 is designed for examining the performance and safety of energy storage devices, such as large lithium ion batteries used widely in airplanes, electric vehicles, stationary power back-up, and storage applications.
The TG 209 F3 Tarsus® is designed to perform thermogravimetric measurements. It operates in temperatures ranging from room temperature to 1000°C. Heating rates ranging from 0.001K/min up to 100K/min can be selected easily.
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.
The AbrasiMet 250 Manual Abrasive Cutter features manual cutting action with best in class lighting, visibility and cut capacity.
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 new STA 449 F1 Jupiter® combines unlimited configuration flexibility and unmatched performance in just one instrument.
The Grit Feeder available from Taber Industries is a freestanding instrument that needs a Taber Rotary Platform Abraser to perform testing.
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.
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 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.
The Nanoform® 250 ultragrind precision machining system supplied by Precitech is a flood coolant compatible, 2 to 5-axes machine suitable for deterministic freeform grinding, milling, and diamond turning applications.
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.
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.
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 Poroscope Plus from NDT James Instruments is suited to the field test for air and water permeability of concrete using the Figg technique.
NETZSCH’s STA 449 F3 Jupiter® is a simultaneous thermal analyzer that combines the benefits of a true differential scanning calorimeter and a high sensitive thermobalance.
These high impact polystyrene cased Push-Pull Force Gauges are low priced and simplified in construction yet accurately measure push pull forces.
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.
Cambridge Technology’s Lightning II is a powerful and versatile scanning platform developed for via-hole drilling and a wide range of material processing applications.
The Nanoform® X small frame diamond turning lathe, available from Precitech, is designed for optimum productivity and ease of use in ultra precise diamond turning, grinding, and milling of mold inserts, mirrors, optical lenses and precision mechanical components.
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.
FEI Scios delivers outstanding 2D and 3D performance for a broad range of samples at excellent contrast. With innovative features designed to increase throughput, precision, and ease of use, the FEI Scios is ideal for advanced research and analysis across academic, government, and industrial research environments.
The Revetest® Macro Scratch Tester is a typical system designed for evaluating hard-coated material having a coating thickness of several microns.
The innovative DSC 214 Polyma is robust, easy to use and precise. The novel design of the instrument that includes everything required for successful DSC investigations, regardless of whether the user is a beginner or an experienced professional.
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.
The Nanoform® drum roll lathe 1400 ultra precision machining system, available from Precitech, is a large capacity multi-axis system suitable for diamond turning of optical microstructures on drum roll surfaces.
The FlexScan-3D Modular System from Cambridge Technology is designed for scanning applications requiring superior 3D processing speed, accuracy, and large field in a compact configuration with industry standard interfaces.
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.
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
The new dilatometer DIL 402 Expedis Select and Supreme offer state-of-the-art dilatometer technology and are desiged for a wide range of sophisticated applications. All instruments of the DIL Expedis series feature the revolutionary NanoEye measuring cell; a new dimension in measuring range and accuracy.
Cambridge Technology’s 3-Axis scanning system is a dynamic focusing scan head designed for laser applications in lab and manufacturing environments.