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WISCONSIN STRUCTURES & MATERIALS TESTING LABORATORY (WSMTL)

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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.

 
SCREW-DRIVEN AND TORSION 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
Instron 1000 1,000 lbs Tension & Compression Instron
Instron 4206 30,000 lbs Tension & Compression Instron
MTS Sintech 10GL 10,000 lbs Tension & Compression Computer with TestWorks
Tinius Olsen Torsion 10,000 in-lb Tinius Olsen 290
Hardness Testers Rockwell Scales Manual
Sontag Impact Test Machine Charpy & Izod Standard Specimens Manual
Instron - Dynatup Impact Test 100 ft-lbs Digital

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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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