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 02062-2643 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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Carbures, el Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
On a rapid and audacious growth trajectory, this Tier 2 supplier based on the Iberian Peninsula opens the doors of three foundational facilities near Spain’s aerospace epicenter.

Lab scale testing system
Instron (Norwood, MA, US) has launched new generation of HDT and Vicat testing systems designed to significantly reduce workload and increase efficiency in the testing lab.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

Video extensometer
Instron has introduced a new video extensometer, the AVE 2, that conforms to testing standards ISO 527, ASTM D3039 and ASTM D638.

Product highlights: JEC Americas 2013, Boston
CompositesWorld reports on some of the new products introduced at the JEC Americas 2013 show, held recently in Boston, Mass., USA.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
A review of new products introduced at the JEC Europe 2013 exhibition.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

Automatic contacting extensometer; precision wedge grips
Instron (Buckinghamshire, England, and Norwood, Mass.) launched at JEC Europe 2013 three new materials testing products.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the CT editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

Precision manual wedge grips
Material testing equipment manufacturer Instron has introduced new precision manual wedge grips that are said to provide reliable gripping for a range of materials and repeatable alignment that meets Nadcap requirements.

Automatic contacting extensometer
Instron has introducedf the AutoX750 Automatic Contacting Extensometer to provide fast, reliable and accurate materials testing routines.

Data trend tracker
Instron, a provider of testing equipment solutions designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, has introduced TrendTracker, a software package for managing and analyzing test results for Bluehill 3 Materials Testing Software

DTC joins Dutch thermoplastic composites research center
Thermoplastics composites manufacturer DTC has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) in The Netherlands. DTC joins Boeing, TenCate, Stork Fokker, the University of Twente and other suppliers.

Instron 5900 Series

Universal testing equipment
Instron has developed the 5900 Series line of universal materials testing equipment.

Instron 2000KN

Universal hydraulic testing system
Instron's latest tester has a capacity of 2,000 kN.

Instron
Instron (Norwood, Mass.) has launched a maintenance program for servohydraulic testing systems to ensure accurate and repeatable test results and to avoid costly downtime. This new four-point program includes an oil analysis, preventative maintenance, a periodic oil change and a system refurbishment. The hydrauli

Aerospace, automotive component tester - 4/1/2008
Instron (Norwood, Mass.), a manufacturer of testing equipment that is designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, has introduced Dynatup 9250, a system designed to measure energy absorption and related impact properties of polymers, metals, composites and resulting final components. It is

Aerospace, automotive component tester
Instron (Norwood, Mass.), a manufacturer of testing equipment designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, has introduced Dynatup 9250, designed to measure energy absorption and related impact properties of polymers, metals, composites and resulting final components. It’s designed for use in

Testing software - 2/1/2008
Instron (Norwood, Mass.) has introduced WaveMatrix, a Windows-based software package for fatigue and dynamic testing of materials and components. The software can run static ramps to simple cyclic and trapezoidal or random waveforms, as well as multistep, multiaxial tests. It’s designed with integrated tabular

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