After producing aircrafts and automobiles with aluminum, manufacturers test the fracture toughness with a 8801 system with Fracture Toughness software.
ANSI/AWS B4.0 produces guidelines for mechanical testing of welds, including tensile testing to determine the Ultimate Tensile Strength.
Tension Testing of Pipe and Tube to ASTM A370, ISO 6892-1, API5L, and ISO 3183
Best practices for addressing the challenges of testing rebar to global standards that specify mechanical properties and testing requirements.
The Industrial Series Model 600 KPX has a long stroke actuator and large test space perfect for tensile testing of multi-wire stands made for prestressed concrete.
A custom Industrial Series horizontal frame is ideal for testing large structural steel shapes (such as W and S shapes)to ASTM A370 and EN 10002-1.
To test Type A, B, or C gray iron following ASTM A48, use an Industrial Series 300LX load frame with split sleeve shouldered end specimen holders made for gray iron.
With the Industrial Series 300LX fame and USTA adapters, perform tensile testing of ductile iron like sewer pipes in accordance with ASTM A736.
Instron assisted a steel manufacturer with a 5985 testing system and model SF-16 split furnace to perform tensile tests to a specimen at a high temperature.
With temperature tension tests of metals to calculate tensile strength, yield strength, and elongation or reduction, follow ASTM E21 to meet modern requirements.
The Advanced Video Extensometer allows for the reliability of conventional contacting extensometers while collecting axial and transverse strain data simultaneously.
To follow ASTM E8, specific dimensions and gripping solutions need to be used in tension testing of metallic materials like sheets, wires, and pipes.
The Advanced Video Extensometer allows for consistent sheet metal tensile testing when the specimen is too thin for a clip-on extensometer.
The AutoX 750 and AVE can be used for tensile testing metallic materials to ASTM E8 standards and reduce the operator interaction with the specimen.
Universal Spherical Tension Adapters used with the Industrial Series 300 LX load frame allow for testing of shouldered end specimens and follow ASTM E8.
Different sized shoulder-end metals are needed to tensile test to ASTM E8 and A370 standards, and Split Insert Tensile Holders add ease to changing the inserts.
To follow ASTM F2516, the Advanced Video Extensometer allows for accurate strain measurement of nitinol wire for biomedical uses without common failures.
The Industrial Series 1000HDX frame with spherical tension rods and standard bolt holders follows ASTM F606 to test threaded fasteners correctly and efficiently.
While a high temperature test took place inside an environmental chamber, a specially designed ball indent test fixture adjusted the pushrods.
EN 10002-1 determines tensile testing of metals including metallic sheets, wire, bar, and tubes at ambient temperature by straining the specimen until it fractures.
When testing fine wires made for the interconnections between PCBs and ICs in the microelectronic industry, take care to not harm the sensitive specimens.
A SATEC Series LX or KN Model Machine follow IS 1608 to determine the maximum force, tensile strength, and total elongation for metallic materials.
Axial and transverse extensomers with Instron software can perform ISO 10113 tests to determine the plastic strain ratio, or the R-value, of metallic materials.
Bluehill and Partner software calculate the n-value of metallic materials automatically to ISO 10275:2007 standards when the test is performed.
ISO 6892-1:2009 Metallic Materials -- Tensile testing -- part 1: Method of test at room temperature
For tensile testing of metallic materials, ISO 6892-1:2016 has the options to focus on strain rate (Method A) or stress rate (Method B) to strain a specimen to failure.
Video extensometers add ease to following JIS standards for sheet metal testing where R value, N value, yield strength, and other calculations need to be applied.
To be NADCAP compliant, aerospace companies need to pass a checklist for mechanical tensile testing to ensure correct alignment and bending.
Orthopedic micro-implants used to treat bone problems and soft tissue injuries need to be tested in simulated loading conditions to prevent failure.
Non-contracting strain measurement using the Advanced Video Extensometer reduces difficulty with stainless steel tubing from pre-mature failure.
For a manufacturer wanting to tensile test steel cord reinforcement in tires, Instron suggested vee jaw faces, coated holders, and custom pneumatic wedge grips.
A Model SF-16 split furnace can be used with an Industrial Series 300 DX system or a 5900 Series Test System for hot tensile testing.