Instron complies to BSS 7260 and AITM-0010 for finding the compression strength of impacted composite specimens used in the aerospace industry.
Use an Industrial Series 150LX Model and a spherically seated compression platen to test cubes of hydraulic cement mortars and comply with ASTM C109.
For dimension stone in the constructive energy, use the Industrial Series 600DX Hydraulic Testing Machine to determine the compressive strength and follow ASTM C170.
To follow the standard ASTM D1621-04a, use a 3300 or 5900 testing machine with parallel compression plates to test the compression of rigid cellular plastics.
A Hveem Stabilometer measures the pressure and R-value of compacted soil under compression before it is used under surfaces like paved roads.
For moisture exudation testing of compacted soil, Instron adds simplicity with Partner Testing Software that allows users to leave during the test.
A dual column electromechanical test frame works with the high compressive forces in determining the in-plane shear strength of reinforced plastics.
The 3300 or 5500 testing machines with compression plates follow ASTM D575-91 Method A in testing compression and deflection of rubber.
In complying to ASTM D695, compression testing plastic calculates yield stress, compressive strength, modulus of elasticity, and deformation past the yield point.
Compression testing of rigid plastics determines properties like the modulus of elasticity, yield stress, and compressive strength.
ASTM F1306 specifies a standard test probe diameter and sample test diameter for collecting data on flexible barrier films to increase accuracy and repeatability.
ElectroPuls Test Instruments measure impulse and fatigue of athletic footwear in accordance with ASTM F1614, as well as testing other properties of the shoe.
ASTM F1717 defines methods for static, fatigue, and torsion testing of spinal constructs to minimize failure from normal patient activity and fatigue.
ASTM F2077 reveals the axial-compression, compression-shear, and torsion tests needed to understand spinal intervertebral body fusion devices.
ASTM F2267 advises on in vitro axial-compression tests to compare fusion implants used in spinal intervertebral body fusion devices.
A rounded probe attached to a load cell on a Universal Testing Machine may mimic a human finder opening seals on pharmacy bottles.
A compression after impact test for composite laminates can be created by simulating impact damage and then using a universal tester with a Boeing CAI Test Fixture.
In an agricultural school, a laboratory uses Instron flexure and compression testing machines to determine the cause of failures in cereal, potatoes, and beets.
ASTM C39 gives standards to protect operator safety for compression testing freshly cured and drilled core samples of cylindrical concrete.
The California Test Method 366 requires a stabilometer to measure the horizontal pressure to asphalt concrete under compression, and the 300DX Model can be used.
To prevent drill tip failure from cyclic loads and amplitude vibrations, test the drill tips with a 8874 testing system with compression and torsional loads.
With the decreasing size of cell phones, keypads need to be tested for the force needed to use the keys to minimize accidental typing and increase usability.
With the ElectroPuls, the 8800 controller with Modal Control simulates springs needed to determine the specifications of an ideal spring for an auto-injector.
The Bluehill Expression builder can create custom calculations with compression testing safety helmets to meet EN 397 standards on performance and testing methods.
Following EN 50086-2-4, compression tests can be done on underground conduit systems to protect electrical installations and communication systems.
EN12430 determines the correct way to understand the behavior of thermal insulation products under a point compression force in installation or application.
ElectroPuls and 8870 test instruments can determine the fatigue life and impact performance of orthopedic devices used in reconstructive surgery.
To calculate the gel strength of gummy candies and understand the mouth feel, use a 3300 or 5500 testing system with a 3-jaw chuck and food probe.
A 5942 testing machine can be used with a saline bath to test the compression of an intraocular lens made to improve the eyesight of a patient.
Following ISO 14126, in-plane compressive properties can be determined with shear loading, end loading, or mixed loading of the fiber-reinforced plastic composite.
The 8870 and ElectroPuls systems can determine the fatigue properties of tibial trays used with total knee replacements to prevent failure from biological reactions.
ISO 604 is used to test the compressive strength, compressive modulus, and other compressive behavior of plastics with steel compression anvils and an extensometer.
Instron's syringe test fixture works for various specifications and follows ISO 7886-1 to test the aspiration and injection of liquids.
In following ISO 844, one can understand the compressive stress/strain relationship, properties of rigid cellular plastics, and compressive strength.
The 8874 system can test the laxity of knee joints in simulated conditions before they are used for a total knee replacement and impacted by the surgery.
Texture Profile Analysis encourages consistency in the manufacture of various foods, as well as quantifying the relationship between mechanical properties and texture of foods.
A BioBox temperature chamber can solve the problem of a simulated natural environment for testing medical materials that cannot be placed in a fluid bath.
Instron's micro indentation head allows for in vitro micro indentation tests on bones to determine the stress and strain placed on the hard tissue from larger loadings.
Instron's multi-needle and single-needle test fixtures reduce time in testing needle insertion force in the development and quality control of needles.
Instron's syringe fixture for universal testing systems provides accurate representation of conditions in order to test the forces within needles and syringes.
Orthopedic micro-implants used to treat bone problems and soft tissue injuries need to be tested in simulated loading conditions to prevent failure.
A custom Instron fixture was designed to work alongside a 5965 frame to test the force needed to push a tablet through a blister pack.
When compression testing brittle materials, use platens with spherical seating for even contact instead of a stress concentration that can create failures.
To find the best absorption levels for the soles of athletic shoes, the 8516 testing machine measures the impulse and fatigue damping behavior of the footwear.
Stent grafts reduce the chance of risk in treating aneurysms, and their radial force can be tested to minimize movement with a RX675.
Instron's syringe testing figure assists pharmaceutical manufacturers in determining the force needed to eject medications from needles and syringes.
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.