Apparatuses for testing mechanical properties of materials

Material Tester ES.10 – 100

Testing mechanical properties of:

  • MW - mineral wool according to EN 13162
  • EPS - expanded polystyrene according to EN 13163
  • XPS - extruded polystyrene according to EN 13164
  • PUR – polyurethane foam according to EN 13165
  • SP - sandwich panels according to EN 14509 point A1, A2 & A3
  • VIP – vacuum insulated panel
  • metal sheets, cables, etc.

ES.10 – 20: load cell 10, 15 or 20 kN, for testing insulation boards of EPS, XPS, mineral wool, PUR etc.

ES.15 – 30: load cell 15, 20 or 30 kN, for testing sandwich panels and VIPs

ES.30 – 100: load cell 30 – 100 kN, for testing composite materials, plastics and metals

ES line apparatuses can be equipped with accessories and software for the following tests:

  • EN 826 – determination of compression behaviour of thermal insulation products,
  • EN 1607 – determination of tensile strength perpendicular to faces of thermal insulation products,
  • EN 12089 – determination of bending behaviour of thermal insulation products,
  • EN 12090 – determination of shear behaviour of thermal insulation products,
  • EN 12430 – determination of behaviour under point load – point compression of thermal insulation,
  • EN 12431 – determination of thickness for floating floor insulating products,
  • EN 14509 – determination of tensile - A1, compression - A2, shear strength and modulus - A3 of roofing and cladding sandwich panels, four-point bend test,
  • ISO 6892-1 – testing thin material sheets,
  • and other on customer's request.

Features:

  • Servo-motor operated, double-column type.
  • High accuracy of crosshead positioning.
  • Crosshead speed regulation.
  • User-friendly operation, simple exchange of test accessories.
  • NI LabVIEW based software for measurement records, data analysis and storage, clear layout.

Universal Tester UTE.2020

1. Thermal properties testing in accordance with EN 12667, ASTM C518, ISO 8301

2. Mechanical properties testing in accordance with:
EN 826 – determination of compression behavior,
EN 1607 – determination of tensile strength perpendicular to faces,
EN 12089 – determination of bending behavior,
EN 12090 – determination of shear behavior,
EN 12430 – determination of behaviour under point load,
EN 12431 – determination of thickness for floating floor insulating products,
EN 14509 – determination of tensile - A1, compression - A2, shear strength and modulus - A3 of roofing and cladding sandwich panels, four-point bend test,
And other on customer’s request.

3. Acoustic properties testing (optional) – determining dynamic stiffness in accordance with EN 29052-1

Features of UTE.2020:

  • Combines the functionality of 3 different devices – mechanical tester, heat flow meter and dynamic stiffness tester – while retaining precision and accuracy.
  • Ideal for industrial environment due to its small size, practicality and cost-efficiency.
  • Supplied with NIST 1450d or IRMM 440 Certified Reference Material for the calibration of heat flow module.
  • NI LabVIEW based software for measurement records, data analysis and storage, clear layout.

Hydraulic Material Tester HMT.50 EM

Testing mechanical properties of materials in an environmental chamber – temperature range: – 120°C do +200°C.

Primarily designed as an educational device, but it is versatile and can also be used for other purposes.

Max. force: 50 kN

Max. piston stroke: 150 mm

Deformation measurement: linear potentiometer 0-150 mm or extensometer

Possible tests with HMT.50EM:

  1. Tensile test according to DIN 50125
  2. Compression test according to DIN 50106
  3. Shear test according to DIN 50110 & 52186
  4. HBS Brinell hardness test according to EN 10003
  5. Bending test according to DIN 5014
  6. Deep draw according to Erichsen