UNITED features Microsoft Windows® software programs for UNITED tensile testing machines. From single test method programs to our DATUM software packages, United product software is known for its versatility and ease of use.
DATUM is a software program for conducting advanced materials testing using United Computerized Universal Testing Machines. This software offers unique features, unavailable from other testing system manufacturers.
Both versions of DATUM include a full-featured Microsoft Access® database that permits your test data or test reports to be seamlessly integrated with other Microsoft Office® applications including MS Excel® and MS Word® and most advanced system enterprise database software.
United SMART testing systems running DATUM 4 may be upgraded to DATUM 5 and USB-connectivity with an available USB hardware and software upgrade package.
Screen displays of DATUM 4 are shown below.
DATUM software operates in an integrated fashion, providing a systematic means to:
After selecting a test method and entering information concerning the test sample, measurements of individual specimens to be tested are entered. "Batch Mode" reduces data entry when specimens have identical dimensions.
Point and Click to start the test with real time plot. Sophisticated routines set markers and perform calculations in accordance with your test method requirements as set up in the Template Manager.
3. Test results are automatically transferred to the MS Access database. This allows you apply the query tools and other powerful resources of MS Access to the analysis of your data. In addition, you can generate publication quality reports and graphs and even transfer data and curves to any compatible spreadsheet program for additional analysis.
1. Using the Report Design area, test operators can select what types of information appear on each field of the report.
2. Laboratory administrators are able to specify numerous security options for each user of the test system. These options range from what tasks a user is allowed to perform on the test system to what type of data he or she is able to view. DATUM 4 is also multi-lingual, providing for testing in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish as well as offering extensibility to other languages.
3. Test results are presented dynamically, allowing the operator to change how test data are presented on-the-fly by changing the components of the graph.
Using the import feature, users who upgrade to version 4.0 from most previous versions of DATUM can safely import test data, templates, and other settings into the new version with little effort.
DATUM Version 4.0 has the following minimum requirements: Pentium PC-compatible computer with 512MB of RAM and Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP. A graphics-capable color printer is also required.
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