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Tensile Testing - Plastic Samples

Measure the stiffness of the materials using several different methods, in addition to determining the tensile strength. Plastics tested are ABS, Nylon, Polypropylene (PP) and High-Impact Polystyrene (HIPS).

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Comprehensive Materials Testing System

Comprehensive Materials Testing System

Includes everything needed to do tensile, compression, shear, and bending testing as well as column buckling and photoelasticity.

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Comprehensive Materials Testing System

Tensile Testing - Plastic Samples