Tensile Tester 50kN

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 Phil Chapman ([email protected]) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Reservations: Google Calendar

Manufacturer: MTS

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.

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