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Benchtop Testers

Tinius Olsen’s line of Benchtop Materials Testing Machines are designed to test a wide spectrum of materials including metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, paper, yarn, wire, adhesives, ceramics, timber, foils, composites and finished components in tension, compression, flexure or shear. Maximum frame capacities of 1kN (200lbf, 100kg), 5kN (1,000lbf, 500kg), 10kN (2,000lbf, 1,000kg), 25kN (5,000 lbf, 2,500kg), and 50kN (10,000lbf, 5,000kg). Tinius Olsen proudly offers the ST series of tensile tester at the above capacity thresholds. The ST series have a selection of user interfaces, namely a simple tethered interface and display for basic control of the machine, a wireless Bluetooth connected panel which features a three channel display, and a virtual controller running with Horizon software running on a connected Windows pc. In addition to our standard test frames, Tinius Olsen offers a couple of select application testing frames capable of accommodating wide specimens or testing at ultra high speeds. All testing hardware is fully complemented by Tinius Olsen developed Horizon software that turns your hardware into a sophisticated quality analysis system. Be sure to examine the software products to determine which options are right for your application.