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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.

 
STRESS ANALYSIS & MODEL MAKING

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
ENCO Drill Press Model Making NA
Powermatic Bandsaw Model Making NA
Despatch LAC Oven Precision Temperature Control for
Strain Gage & Model Curing
NA
Chapman Transmission Polariscope Optical Stress Analysis 10 inch
Vishay-Photolastic 3-D Polariscope Optical Stress Analysis  
Transducers & Conditioners Force, Strain & Displacement Wide Range
Recorders: X/Y & Strip Chart Recording Test Data NA

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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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