The tensile tester is system for performing mechanical testing of specimens in tension, compression, lap-shear, or bend testing.
Location: Maryland Hall 5 (basement level)
Contact information for training: Contact Meg Tully (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Reservations: Google Calendar
Capabilities and Options:
Available Load Cells: 50 kN, 5 kN, 100 N, 5 N, 1 N
Grips: Wedge grips for flat and round samples, compression platens
Extensometer: 1” gauge length
Test Protocols: Many standard test protocols are available but customizable test protocols can also be constructed.