Instron

  • Chloe Loveless (Senior Technical Specialist),
  • Nicola Jones (Technical Specialist),
  • Mohammed Jamali (Senior Technician) &
  • Parnian Doostdar (Technician)

Facility/equipment: Equipment

    Equipments Details

    Description

    The TM034-10 can be used to test the mechanical properties of a range of samples by carrying out:
    ⇒ Tensile testing
    ⇒ Three-point bend test
    Both types of tests can be done in the heated chamber with temperatures ranging between room temperature and 80 °C.

    The maximum testing speed is 100 mm/min.

    The jaw/load cell pairings available to use on this system are:
    ⇒ 10kN load cell + Manual moving body wedge grip with serrated jaw face
          → Suitable for flat samples
    ⇒ 0.5kN (500N) load cell + Manual side action grip
          → Suitable for more fragile or irregularly shaped specimens

    To request training follow the 'website' link. Please note you must have completed the necessary H&S inductions for the Royce Hub Building and L6 laboratories prior to requesting training.

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