MECHANICAL TESTING EQUIPMENT

Servo-Hydraulic Testing Machines

  • MTS 318.10 uniaxial load frame, 25 kN (5,500 lb) capacity with TestStar Flextest 40 software
  • Instron 8872 uniaxial load frame, 25 kN (5,500 lb) capacity with WaveMatrix and Bluehill 3 software
  • MTS 810.12/312.21 uniaxial load frame, 100 kN (22,000 lb) capacity with TestStar II software
  • MTS 880/380.10 uniaxial load frame, 100 kN (22,000 lb) capacity with TestStar Flextest 40 software
  • MTS 309.20 biaxial load frame, 100 kN (22,000 lb) axial and 1,230 N-m (10,000 in-lb) torsional capacity with TestStar II software
  • MTS 312.31 uniaxial load frame, 250 kN (56,000 lb) capacity with TestStar II software
  • MTS 311.31 uniaxial load frame, 736 kN (165,000 lb) capacity with TestStar II software

Electromechanical Testing Machines

  • Instron 4443 uniaxial load frame, 1 kN (224 lb) capacity with Bluehill 2 software
  • Psylotech ╬╝TS uniaxial load frame, 1.6 kN (360 lb) capacity with LabVIEW software
  • Custom biaxial load frame, 5 kN:5 kN (1,124 lb) axial capacity with LabVIEW software
  • Instron 4411 uniaxial load frame, 5 kN (1,124 lb) capacity with Bluehill 2 software
  • Instron 5969 uniaxial load frame, 50 kN (11,240 lb) capacity with Bluehill Universal software

Electrodynamic Testing Machines

  • Instron Electro-Puls E1000 uniaxial load frame, 1 kN (224 lb) capacity with Instron Console and WaveMatrix software

Instrumented Drop Weight Impact Testing Machines

  • Instron Dynatup 8250 HV, 0.7 - 816 J (0.5 - 602 ft-lb) with Impulse 3.0 software
  • Custom impact frame, 1000 J (738 ft-lb) capacity with custom DAQ software

NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND IMAGING EQUIPMENT

  • Mistras UPK-T24 ultrasonic testing immersion system
  • Correlated Solutions VIC-3D digital image correlation (DIC) measurement systems
  • Varian BIR 130/150 X-ray computed tomography imaging system
  • JOEL 5910LV scanning electron microscope
  • Several optical microscopes

MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT

  • 20" ID x 48" autoclave with an ASC controller
  • 12"x 12" hotpress
  • Velox 50" x 25" x 8" CNC router
  • LulzBot Taz-4 and Taz-5 3D printers
  • Formbot T-Rex 2 3D printer