Understanding Test Applications

Bending metal with a universal test machine

What is a Universal Test Machine?

Universal Test Machines have been around for well over 100 year, but what exactly is a UTM?

Loadcell

ASTM D638

The ASTM D638 test method is one of the most popular methods used to determine the tensile strength of reinforced and unreinforced plastics

DSTM 2.5kn Tester

ASTM D412

The ASTM D412 tension test is one of the most common procedures used to test the tensile properties of rubber and thermoplastic materials.

DFM 100kn Tester

ASTM-E8

The ASTM E8/E8M tension test is performed on metallic materials in any form at room temperature.