Inston 1330 Mechanical Test Machine
Instron 3386 Slow Strain Rate Machine
The mechanical test facility has various servo-hydraulic machines for tensile, compressive and fatigue testing rated up to 100kN. Various ovens and furnaces are used to give temperatures from -30°C to 1400°C.
The group also has a slow strain rate test machine with furnace which can give temperatures up to 1200 degrees C
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