Instron complies to BSS 7260 and AITM-0010 for finding the compression strength of impacted composite specimens used in the aerospace industry.
CEAST 9340 and CEAST 9350 follow the ASTM D2444 standards for falling weight impact resistance of thermoplastic pipes and fittings.
For materials made of PPS and recycled carbon fiber, use a CEAST 9050 Impactor to perform Izod impact tests in compliance with ASTM D256.
With the high versatility of plastics, they have become the most used material in the world and require stronger standard for its mechanical and chemical properties.
ASTM D6110 for testing notched plastic specimens is for finding only the impact strength of the plastic and can be determined using a CEAST 9050 Pendulum machine.
A CEAST 9050 can find a plastic's resistance to damage from the pendulum tester, a hammer arm, and a three point bend configuration.
Following ASTM D7192, thin, non-rigid plastic film can be tested with various multi-axial conditions and impact velocities with a 9200 Series machine.
To determine the temperature when the fracture mode of steel changes from ductile to brittle, or the NDT temperature, follow the ASTM E208 drop weight test
For impact testing steel with chemical elements like Ni, Cr, and Mo, use a CEAST 9350 drop tower with a Charpy insert to determine the resilience of the material.
ASTM E23, A370, and ISO 148-1 cover Charpy impact testing of notched-bar metallic specimens. Size limitations of the product needing tested or standard size specimens exceeding 80% of the capacity of the tester require the ability to test sub-size specimens.
The MPX Series Motorized Impact Testers work to various standards as it performs automated impact testing of Izod and Charpy specimens with high energy.
A SI-1K3 Pendulum Impact Tester with W-3550 tongs can be used in accordance with ASTM E23 NIST requirements for charpy pendulum impact testing.
ElectroPuls Test Instruments measure impulse and fatigue of athletic footwear in accordance with ASTM F1614, as well as testing other properties of the shoe.
Although Tae Kwando discourages damaging blows, participants need to be guarded against harmful strikes with equipment tested to BS EN 13277 standards.
To test the impact performance of cervical disc implants, use the Ceast 9350 Drop Weight System to learn how the device will react to various impacts.
Instead of reading a mechanical dial for Charpy and Izod Pendulum Impact Tests, turn to Fracta Software to automate software and data.
A CEAST 9350 Drop Tower with the extra energy system can simulate the speed, energy, and temperature placed on mouth guards in Olympic sports.
For durable and fast arrows, composite arrow shafts made of composite materials can be performance tested for impact resistance.
Composite decking made of wood and plastic can be tested with various tup inserts and test velocities to simulate possible impact events.
Tests can be performed to determine the impact resistance of composite materials on outer and inner layers of boats used in the nautical industry.
The CEAST 9300 series can collect data on energy absorbed, maximum load, energy to failure, and displacement to failure for concrete beams during impact tests.
To ensure the safety of car passengers, high speed impact testing can be performed on dashboards, including the PVC covers of airbags.
Impact testers are used by drilling companies to test drill bits made by diamonds and other hard materials to drill quickly and effectively.
Instron's Dynatup Impulse Data Acquisition works with impact machines simplify the determination of the failure and response of the product.
For impact resistance testing of fiber cement products used in the external installation process of buildings, Instron suggests a CEAST 9340 or 9350 system.
The CEAST 9350 is able to test how football helmets reacts to shocks from impacts by simulating force and other impacts that can happen on the field.
In order to impact test the grips on golf clubs, imitate the impact of the club and the golf ball to calculate the energy moved towards the grips and absorbed.
With a CEAST 9350 and High Energy test instrument, steel hand tool manufacturers can test the result of impact, whether or not it is intended for impact.
The CEAST 9350 can perform an impact test on a hip protector by simulating a fall to be sure that it can absorb and lower the impact energy.
With a possibility of high damage, protective gear for horseback riding should be tested following international standards to assure riders and bystanders.
Before insulin vials are released to be sold, manufacturers want to test the impact performance to work against accidental damage.
To measure the resistance against fractures of structural adhesives important to safety, use a wedge peel test, as determined by ISO 11343.
ISO 179-1 gives methods for uninstrumented determination of charpy impact properties and the energy needed to break a plastic specimen.
A CEAST 9050 Pendulum machine with impact hammers can test a plastic's resistance to breaking in a bend, following ISO 179-2 for charpy and impact properties.
Following ISO 6603-2, engineers test strength, ductility, toughness, and energy absorption with a CEAST 9350 to prevent dynamic failures of plastics.
With a swinging pendulum, a tensile impact test investigates high quality PVC playing cards in simulated playing conditions to prevent easy degradation.
A CEAST 9350 with a Drop Weight Impact Tester fixture can produce an edgewise impact on LCD glass to measure mechanical properties in realistic conditions.
LCDs manufactured for aerospace and defense applications need to be able to withstand forces and should be tested for their impact performance.
With the CEAST 9350, manufacturers can simulate surgical procedures in order to test the impacts on medical implants during and after surgery.
A CEAST 9350 can simulate surgical conditions that require high performance medical tools that are placed under various impacts throughout the procedure.
Instron's servohydraulic VHS systems are able to test materials that will be used in automobiles and subjected to high rates of strain and loading.
A CEAST 9350 can test the impact resistance of orthopedic implants that help with the medical condition Osteoarthris by increasing joint movements.
Instron's Dynatup Mini Tower with a Piezo Sensor Tup can perform impact testing on pharmaceutical tablets to develop new materials and control quality.
Drop tower impact tests help mining companies better understand comminution and the impact of pre-weakening the minerals to reduce energy usage.
Instead of simply adding thickness to roof tiles to improve durability, perform impact tests on tiles to determine possible damage and choose the best material.
The success of saw blades is determined by the type, number, and quality of teeth on the saw, and the CEAST 9350 can test the impact on the teeth.
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.
Among popular shooting sports, shotgun events use shells containing plastic wadding that needs to be impact testing to ensure proper reactions.
The outsole of soccer shoes can be tested with a CEAST 9350 drop tower with an instrumented tup, which can simulate various impacts and types of fields.
The CEAST 9350 machine with a high energy system can tensile impact test at high capacity to determine how materials will act when faced with a real impact event.