Compression/Tension Loading Machine

/Compression/Tension Loading Machine
Compression/Tension Loading Machine2021-10-05T14:48:23+00:00

Our Testometric Compression/Tension machine can accommodate a wide range of components to be statically tested.

Jigs can be made to fix your items to the 1m2 test plate, with a variety of impactor shapes available.

The displacement control upper test plate can be lowered or raised with a feed rate as low as 1mm/min. Cyclic testing is also available.

Further instrumentation such as strain gauges or temperature sensors can be incorporated into the test along with video analysis.

Specification:

  • Compression load range 0-600kN
  • Tension load range 0-100kN
  • Width of specimens permitted up to 1m
  • Feed rates of 1mm/min up to 1mm/sec
  • Load and displacement measurements recorded for all options
  • Dust extraction system available for carbon fibre tests.

Typical applications:

  • Motorsport and automotive components
  • Locks and Latches ECE-R11
  • Sports equipment
  • Proof testing of storage containers
  • Axial testing
  • Material characterisation.

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