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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.

 
VIBRATION AND SHOCK TESTING EQUIPMENT

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 Function Capacity
Digital Image Correlation(DIC) System with Dual 5.0 MP Cameras Precision Displacement Measuring Utilizing Dual 5.0 MP Digital Cameras 2 cameras
2 analog inputs
Polytec Laser Vibrometer, PSV-200 Vibration Velocity & Displacement Measurement NA
Nicolet 3090 Digital Oscilloscope Dynamic Data Acquistion NA
Tektronix Digial Storage Scope Dynamic Data Acquistion NA
LDS Vibration Exciter Random, Sine & Shock Exciter 1100 lb force,
2-inch-displacement
Ling Electronics Modal Analysis Exciter 100 lb force
APS Dynamics 300 Modal Analysis Exciter 5 lb force
VTS-100 Vibration System Modal Analysis Exciter 100 lb force
B&K Vibration Exciter 4809 Modal Analysis Exciter 10 lb force
Data Physics DP550W in Controller LDS Exciter Controller for Sine,
Dwell, Random & Shock
3 inputs,
1 output
Data Physics DP550W in Controller Modal Exciter Controller for Sine,
Random, with FFT Analyzer
4 inputs,
2 ouputs
Transducers & Conditioners Dynamic: Load, Acceleration &
Displacement Measurement
Wide Range
Computer Data Acquisition Systems High Speed Multi-Channel
Data Acquisition
16 channels

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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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