Hydraulic Testing System delivers up to 1,000 kN.

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Able to work with high-strength materials used in metal, fastener, and construction markets, Model 1000HDX provides dual test space for tension, compression, bend, shear, and flexure testing. It is available with 2 crosshead configurations: hydraulically actuated open front design or manually operated closed pocket design. Digital control electronics provide automatic recognition and calibration of transducers, and Windows®-based testing software facilitates operation.

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Instron®'s New 1,000 kN Universal Hydraulic Testing System

Advanced design allows limited number of jaw faces to cover a large range of specimen sizes

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment engineered to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, introduces its new 1000HDX Universal Testing Machine that features a dual test space for tension, compression, bend, shear, and flexure testing on high strength materials. Cost-effectively designed, the machine is ideal for testing materials for the metal, fastener, and construction markets, including rebar, wire, strip, tube, plate and structural steel, as well as concrete.

The 1000HDX is available with two different crosshead configurations: hydraulically-actuated open front design for increased productivity and operator safety; and manually-operated closed pocket design when budget constraints are a primary concern.

Instron digital control electronics provide automatic recognition and calibration of transducers ensuring the proper instrument is being used and that the data is reliable, while our comprehensive Windows®-based testing software provides ease of operation and flexibility. Accuracy is provided by Instron's superior load cell system and zeroing capability.

In addition, an extensive selection of testing accessories allow for multiple applications with a single machine. The 1000HDX conforms to the following standards: EN10002-1, ISO 6892, ASTM E8, C39 and F606, SAE J429, and is CE compliant.

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, 825 University Ave, Norwood, MA 02062, USA. Toll-free: 1-800-564-8378; Fax: 1-781-575-5725; Email: info_news@instron.com or visit our website at pr.instron.com.

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