After producing aircrafts and automobiles with aluminum, manufacturers test the fracture toughness with a 8801 system with Fracture Toughness software.
Best practices for addressing the challenges of testing rebar to global standards that specify mechanical properties and testing requirements.
ASTM C1550 requirements create new challenges for testing flexural toughness of fiber reinforced concrete including a larger specimen size and required stiffness.
ASTM C1609-10 specifies how to determine the peak strength of fiber reinforced concrete as well as the residual strength after a crack is created.
The SATEC Series 300DX system and flex fixture can create flexure tests to determine the strength of concrete for slabs and pavements.
An Industrial Series 600 DX Hydraulic testing machine with ASTM C880 specifications can test the flexural strength of dimension stone according to industry standards.
ASTM C99 specifies a method to determine the modulus of rupture for dimension stone, such as granite, marble, limestone, and sandstone.
Wood's structural use as load bearing beams in various construction applications requires stringent flexural testing
A 4 point flexure fixture used with a deflectometer follows ASTM D6272 in finding the flexure properties of plastics and electrical insulating materials.
To evaluate flexure properties of reinforced and unreinforced plastics.
To determine the ductility and effectiveness of the weld and weld process, a dual space DX or HDX load frame with a bend fixture follows testing requirements.
Industrial Series KPX, DX, and HDX models with a W-6810 fixture create a guided bend test to determine the ductility of a material in accordance with ASTM E290.
While observing ASTM F2606, use a three-point bend fixture and an element to minimize friction in testing the flexibility of balloon expandable vascular stents.
After orthopedic reconstructive surgery, metallic bone plates need to help the bone heal while supporting the bone segments, and flexural fatigue testing is needed.
In an agricultural school, a laboratory uses Instron flexure and compression testing machines to determine the cause of failures in cereal, potatoes, and beets.
To follow EN 14509 , the shear strength and shear modulus of Roofing and Cladding Sandwich panels can be tested with a 5900 series machine.
Hypodermic needles can be flex tested with a micro bend fixture and a BioBath or BioBox, if needed, to predict the performance of the gauge and material.
Fiber-reinforced composites used in the aerospace, automotive, and energy industries should complete flexural test to determine its strength and flexibility.
ISO 16402 tests the performance of acrylic resin cements under static and cyclic loading to determine the flexural fatigue and quasi-static bend.
To follow ISO 178, produce flexure tests of plastics with a three-point or four-point loading flexure feature and a direct strain measurement device.
ISO 20795-1 and 20795-2 determine standards for denture-base polymers and orthodontic-base polymers to anticipate the long-term performance.
ISO 6872 lists the requirements for dental ceramics and methods for strength testing, which can be performed with a Universal Testing Machine or an ElectroPuls.
The ElectroPuls tests strong metals created from sintered powder metal carbides for machine tools with compression, fatigue, tension, and flexure.
Orthopedic micro-implants used to treat bone problems and soft tissue injuries need to be tested in simulated loading conditions to prevent failure.
Solar cell manufacturers create mechanical tests to evaluate thin films and substrates to improve energy output, quality, and reliability as well as minimizing cost.
When performing a pull test for conducting tubing in a blood bag, fix clamps to the hole in the component table and use a screw grips to take out the inlet tubing.
Instron's Bath and Submersible Pneumatic Grips can assist in in-vitro testing of soft tissues and biomaterials, which are fragile and require low force measurements.
Instron's XY Test Stage mounts to various universal testing systems to work as a precise force applicator without touching the wrong components.