Quality Magazine

Universal Testing

October 24, 2008


The 1000HDX universal testing machine has a dual test space for tension, compression, bend, shear and flexure testing on high-strength materials. The machine can be used for testing materials for the metal, fastener and construction markets, including rebar, wire, strip, tube, plate and structural steel, as well as concrete. The machine is available with two different crosshead configurations: hydraulically actuated open-front design and manually operated closed-pocket design. In addition, an extensive selection of testing accessories allows for multiple applications with a single machine. The machine conforms to the following standards: EN10002-1, ISO 6892, ASTM E8, C39 and F606 and SAE J429. It also is CE compliant.