Facilities

Some of our mechanical test equipment includes:

  • Instron 8562 - servo electric, 100 kN (22,480 lb), 100 mm (4 inch) stroke
  • Instron 8501 - servo hydraulic, 100 kN (22,480 lb), 100 mm (4 inch) stroke
  • Instron 8511 - servo hydraulic, 10 kN (2,248 lb), 50 mm (2 inch) stroke
  • Instron 8872 - servo hydraulic, 25 kN (5,500 lb), 100 mm (4 inch) stroke
  • Instron 8802 - servo hydraulic, 250 kN (56,000 lb), 150 mm (6 inch) stroke
  • Instron 1350 - servo hydraulic, 100 kN (22,000 lb), 100 mm (4 inch) stroke

 

Other testing machines are also available in other Engineering laboratories.

Here is a photo of the main fatigue testing laboratory, located in EPS 138 showing the 8802, 8501, 8872, 8511 and 8562 (left to right)

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