AutoX 750 Automatic Contacting Extensometer from Instron

Instron offers an advanced, high-resolution automatic contacting extensometer that is suitable for a wide range of materials such as plastics, composites, metals and elastomers. The AutoX 750 extensometer can be used with 5900, 5500 and 3300 electromechanical dual column systems and also with DX, LX, KPX and HDX static hydraulic testing systems.

Key Features

The product features of the AutoX 750 Automatic Contacting Extensometer are:

  • Adjustable contact force with a reference label
  • Automatic gauge length positioning
  • Multiple knife edge options to house different materials
  • Yet-to-be-patented debris shield is designed to stop dirt/debris from entering the device

The product highlights of the AutoX 750 Automatic Contacting Extensometer are:

  • Accuracy: ±1 µm
  • Travel: 750 mm
  • Closed-loop strain control complies with ISO 6892-1 Method A and ASTM E8
  • Meets the specifications of ASTM E83, ISO 9513, and ISO 527-1 (2011)
  • Robust construction enables attachment to the specimen through failure
  • Fully integrated with Bluehill Software Method B, among other standards

Testing Solutions

Key application areas and test types suitable for the AutoX 750 are:

  • Flexure Testing of Plastics to ISO 178
  • Tensile Testing of Metallic Specimens to ASTM E8
  • Tensile Testing of Plastics to ASTM D638, ISO 527
  • Tensile and Cyclic Testing of Nitinol Wire (F2516)
  • Tensile Testing of Composite Tow Specimens to ASTM D4018
  • Tensile Testing of Rubbers and Elastomers to ISO 37, ASTM D412
  • Tensile Testing of Metallic Materials to ISO 6892
  • Tensile Testing of Medical Tubing and Catheters
  • Compression Testing of Composites to ASTM D695

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