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Fokker Make Safer Landing Gear with New Testing Machines
Test & Measurement

Fokker Make Safer Landing Gear with New Testing Machines

Ulm, Germany: To minimize the risk of damage due to hydrogen absorption in metal aviation components, Fokker Landing Gears recently equipped its mechanical laboratory with three type Kappa 50 LA creep testing machines from Messphysik Materials Testing GmbH. Based in Australia, Messphysik is the center of expertise within the Zwick Roell Group for optical strain measurement and creep testing. As a...

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Compression Fixture improves composite testing.
Test & Measurement

Compression Fixture improves composite testing.

Hydraulic composites compression fixture (HCCF) improves specimen handling, enables different specimen geometries to be tested, and ensures reproducible results due to exact alignment. Designed to eliminate problems associated with compression test performed on carbon-fiber composite materials, product promotes control and shortens testing times. Flexibility allows different shapes of specimens...

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Zwick Roell to Exhibit Two New Systems and Feature a Complete Range of Solutions for Plastics Testing at K2010: Hall 11, stand B25
Test & Measurement

Zwick Roell to Exhibit Two New Systems and Feature a Complete Range of Solutions for Plastics Testing at K2010: Hall 11, stand B25

Zwick Roell, Ulm, Germany: The Zwick Roell Group will be hosting its largest exhibition stand ever at K2010. Two new products: the Aflow and roboTestH for pendulum impact tests, will feature alongside the company's established range of plastics testing tools and systems. K2010, the 18th International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber is the number one event for the plastics industry and takes place...

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Extrusion Plastometer determines melt index values.
Test & Measurement

Extrusion Plastometer determines melt index values.

Designed to determine flow properties of polymers and plastics, Aflow Plastometer offers defined, adjustable pre-compacting of test material. System automatically controls stepless adjustment of test loads up to 50 kg, eliminating operator influence. Supporting all common worldwide standards, including ISO 1133 and ASTM D 1238, Aflow features automatic test sequences, automatic parameter control...

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Zwick's Latest Tester Can be Spring Loaded
Test & Measurement

Zwick's Latest Tester Can be Spring Loaded

Date:19 March 2008 The range of applications for precision springs is extremely varied. They are used in electro-mechanical assemblies for the automotive, defence and aerospace industries, as well as in sports and leisure activities. Depending on the application, random samples are tested after manufacture or in some cases 100 % testing is necessary. At Wire 2008 Zwick exhibited a...

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Touch-Screen PC facilitates materials testing operations.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Touch-Screen PC facilitates materials testing operations.

Mounted directly on materials-testing machine, Touch PC combines touch-screen with embedded industrial computer. Unit can be rotated, swiveled, tilted, raised, and lowered to keep status display with force, travel, and machine status in operator's field of vision. Along with intuitive use of testXpert® software, solution offers short paths between PC and specimen, Runtime and Designtime...

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Zwick Enhances its Successful Range of Zwicki-Line Products
Software

Zwick Enhances its Successful Range of Zwicki-Line Products

Zwick has enhanced its successful range of zwicki-Line universal testing machines. They are available in four load capacities (500N, 1kN, and 2.5kN, and a new 5kN model) and three different height combinations to suit most applications and laboratory requirements for testing materials and components. Flexible, reliable, and offering excellent value for money, these new products are now fitted...

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Test & Measurement

Zwick Shows Award Winning Pendulum Impact Tester at Chinaplas 2007

At Chinaplas 2007 (21-24 May) in Guangzhou, Zwick presents its new, award winning pendulum impact tester HIT 5.5P among other solutions for the plastic and rubber industry. The development of the new tester resulted in the MATERIALICA Design Award" for Zwick and features a revolutionary new dual carbon rod pendulum. This has resulted in a product with much higher stiffness and accuracy than...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Robotic System performs mechanical tests on plastics.

Polar System is based on industrial robot with pneumatically operated gripper, and features pendulum impact tester for specimens requiring notched impact test. Tensile tester includes multiXtens extensometer for measuring strain, while flexure testing is performed by flex tester. Controlling and monitoring test sequence, testXpert® software automatically collects measurement data, and...

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Test & Measurement

Plastics Testers utilize dry and liquid heating methods.

Designed to facilitate heat deflection temperature (HDT) and Vicat softening temperature (VST) tests, manually operated HDT/Vicat Standard models offer computerized calculations from measured data. HDT/Vicat Allround models add computer-controlled functions such as motorized lowering of measuring stations and motor-driven application of test weights. Both are available in different variants with...

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Fokker Make Safer Landing Gear with New Testing Machines
Test & Measurement

Fokker Make Safer Landing Gear with New Testing Machines

Ulm, Germany: To minimize the risk of damage due to hydrogen absorption in metal aviation components, Fokker Landing Gears recently equipped its mechanical laboratory with three type Kappa 50 LA creep testing machines from Messphysik Materials Testing GmbH. Based in Australia, Messphysik is the center of expertise within the Zwick Roell Group for optical strain measurement and creep testing. As a...

Read More »
Compression Fixture improves composite testing.
Test & Measurement

Compression Fixture improves composite testing.

Hydraulic composites compression fixture (HCCF) improves specimen handling, enables different specimen geometries to be tested, and ensures reproducible results due to exact alignment. Designed to eliminate problems associated with compression test performed on carbon-fiber composite materials, product promotes control and shortens testing times. Flexibility allows different shapes of specimens...

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Company News

Zwick Roell Invites You to TestXpo 2010

19th International Forum for Materials Testing: October 11-14, Ulm, Germany 31 August 2010: Zwick Roell, Ulm, Germany: As the event hosts, the Zwick Roell Group invites you to meet the experts in materials testing at this year's testXpo 2010. Held from 11-14 October at the Zwick facility in Ulm, Germany, this 19th International Forum for Materials Testing will see top specialists from all...

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Zwick Roell to Exhibit Two New Systems and Feature a Complete Range of Solutions for Plastics Testing at K2010: Hall 11, stand B25
Test & Measurement

Zwick Roell to Exhibit Two New Systems and Feature a Complete Range of Solutions for Plastics Testing at K2010: Hall 11, stand B25

Zwick Roell, Ulm, Germany: The Zwick Roell Group will be hosting its largest exhibition stand ever at K2010. Two new products: the Aflow and roboTestH for pendulum impact tests, will feature alongside the company's established range of plastics testing tools and systems. K2010, the 18th International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber is the number one event for the plastics industry and takes place...

Read More »
Extrusion Plastometer determines melt index values.
Test & Measurement

Extrusion Plastometer determines melt index values.

Designed to determine flow properties of polymers and plastics, Aflow Plastometer offers defined, adjustable pre-compacting of test material. System automatically controls stepless adjustment of test loads up to 50 kg, eliminating operator influence. Supporting all common worldwide standards, including ISO 1133 and ASTM D 1238, Aflow features automatic test sequences, automatic parameter control...

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Company News

New - Satisfy Your Destructive Itch with Zwick Roell TV

Zwick Roell brings materials testing to YouTube 5 July 2010: Zwick Roell, Ulm, Germany: Earlier this month the Zwick Roell Group launched 'Zwick Roell TV' on YouTube enabling viewers to watch, in detail, all sorts of products and materials being tested to destruction using advanced robotic systems. We all get a delicious sense of satisfaction seeing something being stretched to its limit, bent,...

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Zwick's Latest Tester Can be Spring Loaded
Test & Measurement

Zwick's Latest Tester Can be Spring Loaded

Date:19 March 2008 The range of applications for precision springs is extremely varied. They are used in electro-mechanical assemblies for the automotive, defence and aerospace industries, as well as in sports and leisure activities. Depending on the application, random samples are tested after manufacture or in some cases 100 % testing is necessary. At Wire 2008 Zwick exhibited a...

Read More »
Touch-Screen PC facilitates materials testing operations.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Touch-Screen PC facilitates materials testing operations.

Mounted directly on materials-testing machine, Touch PC combines touch-screen with embedded industrial computer. Unit can be rotated, swiveled, tilted, raised, and lowered to keep status display with force, travel, and machine status in operator's field of vision. Along with intuitive use of testXpert® software, solution offers short paths between PC and specimen, Runtime and Designtime...

Read More »
Zwick Enhances its Successful Range of Zwicki-Line Products
Software

Zwick Enhances its Successful Range of Zwicki-Line Products

Zwick has enhanced its successful range of zwicki-Line universal testing machines. They are available in four load capacities (500N, 1kN, and 2.5kN, and a new 5kN model) and three different height combinations to suit most applications and laboratory requirements for testing materials and components. Flexible, reliable, and offering excellent value for money, these new products are now fitted...

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Company News

Zwick: New Aerospace Competence Center

The recent growth in orders coupled with the Company's focus towards the dynamic test sector has enabled the Zwick Roell Group to identify many opportunities for its customers in the aerospace industry as they transform their businesses and respond to the latest challenges. As a global supplier of materials and component testing systems, Zwick believes that it offers many unique benefits with its...

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