New Release from Instron: 5th Edition Materials Testing Accessories Catalog

Comprehensive Resource for Testing Laboratories

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, announces the release of its updated materials testing accessories catalog. This 5th edition details, in full color images, a broad range of accessories to enhance materials testing systems.

Designed with an updated look and feel for easier navigation, the popular 375+ page catalog features detailed product information on hundreds of grips, extensometers, fixtures, environmental chambers, load cells, furnaces and other materials testing accessories. Many items in the catalog can be easily adapted to suit testing equipment from other manufacturers.

Catalog highlights include the new Instron range of pnuematic side-action grips, new biomedical test fixtures, and Bluehill® 3 Software. In addition to showcasing materials testing accessories, Instron's updated catalog contains valuable information on how to select the appropriate accessories based on particular applications, as well as various technical tips for general materials testing.

Instron's new materials testing accessories catalog is available free of charge and can be requested via the company's Web site at or by calling any one of Instron's sales offices.

About Instron

Instron® is a leading provider of test equipment for the material and structural testing markets. A global company providing single-source convenience, Instron manufactures and services products used to test the mechanical properties and performances of various materials, components and structures in a wide array of environments.

Instron systems evaluate materials ranging from the most fragile filament to advanced high-strength alloys, providing customers with comprehensive solutions for all their research, quality and service-life testing requirements. Additionally, Instron offers a broad range of service capabilities, including assistance with laboratory management, calibration expertise and customer training.

For more information, contact Instron Corporation, 825 University Ave, Norwood, MA 02062, USA. Toll-free: 1-800-564-8378; Fax: 1-781-575-5725; Email: or visit our website at


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