Tensile testing is varied in purpose and industry specific. The manner of holding the test specimen and applying the axis of tensile force is what makes the application unique and enables quality assurance at almost any point in any product's lifecycle.
The pandemic has turned the global supply chain on its head. Manufacturers of materials and finished items are under unprecedented pressure to manage a disrupted workforce, while responding to ever-changing customer demands, in many cases with profound urgency. It’s enough to make one’s head spin.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented surge in demand for healthcare and consumer products. This crisis has demanded stockpiles of supplies and has shifted the supply chain to local production.
Products and packaging undergo continual revision and improvement, with most companies constantly striving to use less material, simplify their manufacturing processes, and make their products more user friendly.
Variability in force test results due to incorrect selection of grips and fixtures can be minimized by simply using the proper grips and fixtures. There are many universal solutions available, but will the universal grip or fixture hold up to the test?