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Instron Releases Materials Testing Accessories Catalog

January 7, 2009
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Source: Instron

NORWOOD, MA-Instron, provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, has released an updated materials testing accessories catalog. This fourth edition details a range of accessories for materials testing systems.

The catalog has been redesigned, with more than 375 pages of 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 adapted to suit testing equipment from other manufacturers.

The catalog also includes the company’s range of screw side-action grips, specimen alignment systems and software products. In addition to materials testing accessories, the catalog contains information on how to select the appropriate accessories based on particular applications, as well as various technical tips for general materials testing.

The catalog is available free of charge and can be requested via the company’s Web site at or by calling Instron at (800) 564-8378.

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