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WISCONSIN STRUCTURES & MATERIALS TESTING LABORATORY (WSMTL)

 

List of Laboratory Equipment

We have excellent testing equipment that may assist you in your next project. We also have experienced personnel who get the most out of this equipment. You'll find descriptions of these resources in these pages.

 
HYDRAULIC ACTUATORS AND LOAD FRAMES

The equipment list below identifies current, state-of-the-art compression and tension machines available in the laboratory. The machines have load ranges from a few hundred pounds to one million pounds providing a capability to test a wide variety of materials and structures.


Machine Name Capacity Controller
Southwark Emery Testing Machine 1,000,000 lbs Tension & Compression
18 ft test specimens
MTS 458
BLH Testing Machine 200,000 lbs Tension & Compression Manual
BLH Testing Machine 60,000 lbs Tension & Compression Manual
SATEC MII-400AD 400,000 lbs Compression only SATEC NuVision Computer
MTS 810 22,000 lbs Tension & Compression
with Hydraulic Grips
MTS TestStar Computer
MTS 810 22,000 lbs Tension & Compression MTS 442
Structural Floor Actuators 2,000 lbs
5,000 lbs
22,000 lbs
55,000 lbs
100,000 lbs
200,000 lbs
Including:
MTS TestStar Computer
MTS 458, 448, 406
MTS Test Frame 12,500 lbs with Hydraulic Grips MTS 442
MTS 812 22,000 lbs with Hydraulic Grips MTS TestStar Computer
MTS 810 100,000 lbs with Hydraulic Grips MTS TestStar Computer
MTS Fracture System 20,000 lbs MTS 406

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Wisconsin Structures & Materials Testing
Laboratory
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1691

Tel: 608/265-8214
Fax: 608/265-8213
E-mail: wsmtl@engr.wisc.edu

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