Instron

Offers a comprehensive range of solutions to meet market demands for testing composite materials and components: tension, compression, shear, torsion, planar biaxial, impact, and rheological properties. Also specializes in services for verification and alignment.

825 University Ave.
Norwood, MA 02062 US

Additional Locations:
Coronation Rd.
High Wycombe, HP12 3SY GB
+44 1494 456815

900 Liberty St.
Grove City, PA 16127 US
(724) 458-9610

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Product Categories of Instron

Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Compression-after-impact testers
  • Environmental testing equipment
  • Fatigue-testing equipment
  • Flexural testers
  • Impact-testing equipment
  • Mechanical test fixtures
  • Modeling/simulation/virtual testing software
  • Modulus testers
  • Temperature monitoring equipment
  • Tensile testers
  • Thickness measuring equipment
  • Universal test frames
  • NDI equipment
    • NDI equipment, other
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Education/Training
  • Machine calibration services
  • Testing
    • Testing, environmental
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural