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This webinar provides an introduction to testing machine alignment and the relevance of alignment to testing metals and composites.
Nov 21, 2020 11:09 AM
This article takes a look at a new gripping solution for tensile testing textile cords, more specifically braided rope used in maritime applications.
Oct 28, 2020 04:36 PM
In this webinar, Instron introduces Bluehill Universal's latest Module called Traceability. Bluehill Traceability enables users to meet the requirements of audits associated with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, ISO 17025, NADCAP, and others, allowing users to determine who did what, when, and why. The webinar includes a presentation and live software demonstration, as well as provide attendees with resources that include technical specifications.
Feb 03, 2020 01:41 PM
An aging population is increasing the demand for common medical consumables like syringes and medicine bottles. As this demand increases, so does the need to test these products to ensure they comply with relevant international standards – some of which require biaxial testing.
Jan 17, 2019 10:44 AM
Jun 12, 2018 09:51 AM
In early 2018, the United States Congress passed the first major tax reform since 1986, reducing the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%. Find out why this is good news for businesses looking to purchase capital equipment this year.
May 07, 2018 10:49 AM
Watch this new video to see how the versatile TestMaster AT3 Automated Testing System makes it easy to run tensile tests on thin films, improving repeatability, safety, and efficiency.
May 04, 2018 08:13 AM
Have you ever wondered how strong those straps are that hold down loads on tractor-trailers?
Mar 29, 2018 10:08 AM
Learn about the multiple ways to use an Instron® system for medical device testing in this interview with Dr. Matthieu De Beule, Biomedical Research Professor at Ghent University.
Mar 26, 2018 08:57 AM
While maintaining all of the power and flexibility found in previous versions of Bluehill Software, our newest static testing software, Bluehill Universal was built from the ground up for touch interaction and boasts many advanced capabilities. With anything new, people have questions. Here are the top 5 we get, that you might also wonder!
Elena Mangano OnJan 16, 2018 10:57 AM