A single column system can be used with a webcam connected to Bluehill Universal to track the force needed to tear flexible plastic film in accordance with ASTM D1004-13.
To determine tensile and elongation properties of microtensile plastics in accordance with ASTM D1708-13, use a 3345 system with a 225 lb. load cell.
Pneumatic Cord and Yarn Grips allow testing of tire cord to the ASTM D885 standard.
to meet strict industry standards, tensile test uni-directional carbon fiber laminates with a 5980 floor model with AlignPro and manual wedge grips.
For a manufacturers testing steel cord, Instron has specialized grips to simplify testing.
A Model SF-16 split furnace can be used with an Industrial Series 300 DX system or a 5900 Series Test System for hot tensile testing.