The two pieces of equipment which we purchased were:
Instron Tensile Tester – Model 3369
This machine is capable of preforming a multitude of tension, compression and shear tests on materials. Some of the more common tests are:
These tests are all performed on the Instron using different fixtures that are attached to the frame. A computer is hooked up to the machine so any test can be recorded/saved and printed if needed.
Taber Abrator – Model 5135