A Universal Testing Machine (UTM) is used to test both the tensile and compressive strength of materials. Universal Testing Machines are named as such because they can perform many different varieties of tests on an equally diverse range of materials, components, and structures. Most UTM models are modular, and can be adapted to fit the customer’s needs.
Universal Testing Machines can accommodate many kinds of materials, ranging from hard samples, such as metals and concrete, to flexible samples, such as rubber and textiles. This diversity makes the Universal Testing Machine equally applicable to virtually any manufacturing industry.
The UTM is a versatile and valuable piece of testing equipment that can evaluate materials properties such as tensile strength, elasticity, compression, yield strength, elastic and plastic deformation, bend compression, and strain hardening. Different models of Universal Testing Machines have different load capacities, some as low as 5kN and others as high as 2,000kN.
Tests can also be performed in controlled environmental conditions. This is achieved by placing the Universal Testing Machine into an environmental room or chamber. For example, metals testing can be conducted at extreme temperatures: from -196°C (-321°F) to over 1000°C (1800°F).
Qualitest offers the most competitive line of Universal Testing Machines (Universal Tensile Tester) in the industry. Our comprehensive range of Universal Testing Machines includes an extensive portfolio of grips/fixtures, load cells, extensometers, and many other accessories. Supported by excellent service and training, our QM-Series is positioned as a top contender in every application market for material testing. The QM-Series Universal Testing Machines range is designed for quick and reliable tensile, compression, flexural (bending), shear, peel, fatigue cycling, and constant load tests on metals, composites, alloys, rigid plastics and films, elastomers, textiles, paper, board and finished products.
Hydraulic Universal Testing Machine from Qualitest are the most popular Hydraulic Frames for testing metal samples, concrete, rebar, tube & pipe, stranded wire, steel bar & plate, fasteners, wood and high-strength composites.
The series MT-1500 Universal Tester is a simple to use computer operated tester, with Quality Control software for automatic calculation and graphical display of break, elongation, yield, modulus, and other, tension and compression force information.
The ESM303 Programmable Motorized Force Test Systems is a highly configurable single-column force tester for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF [1.5 kN].
QT-UTM-HLT High and Low Temperature UTM Environmental System enables the testing of material and components under a variety of real world conditions.
QT-ETT tensile testing equipments are specially designed considering tensile testing requirements for flexible materials that are commonly used in product packaging to study different properties of materials.
Qualitest offers extensive range of advanced test fixtures and grips, accessories, and adapters for Universal Testing Machines, and Tensile / Compression Testers.
Extension measurement is one of the areas that complements our range of UTM program. The result is a comprehensive range of high class variations.
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Universal Testing Machines are used by many industries to test the tensile and compressive strength of materials. Universal Testing Machines are aptly named, as they can perform many different varieties of tests on a wide range of materials, components, and structures, ranging from hard samples such as metals and concrete, to flexible samples such as rubber and textiles.
To analyze the strength of steel, tests are conducted by placing samples into the Universal Testing Machine and using an environmental chamber to subject metals to extreme temperatures: from -196°C (-321°F) to over 1000°C (1800°F). Qualitest’s Universal Testing Machines also feature dual spaces so users can quickly change between tension and compression testing without having to remove heavy fixtures.
Qualitest recently delivered a 2000KN Servo Hydraulic Universal Testing Machine to Setraco, a construction company in Nigeria, which will use this machine to check the quality of construction steel reinforcing bars provided by Nigerian steel suppliers. Qualitest’s Universal Testing Machine will enable Setraco to effectively control the quality of the steel bars used in essential infrastructure projects in Nigeria, such as roads and bridges.
Qualitest’s servo-hydraulic Universal Testing Machine is ideal for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, carrying out tests in accordance with the EN, ISO, ASTM, JIS, GB, and many other international standards. This unprecedented range makes our Universal Testing Machines applicable to virtually any manufacturing industry.
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When manufacturers and testing labs need to analyze the quality of metals, plastics, textiles, composites, and other material samples, the Universal Testing Machine is an essential piece of equipment. These machines allow companies to determine whether materials will retain their utility when stretched and crushed, ensuring that they can be incorporated into products that are used in high-stress industrial applications.
Qualitest offers its Q50 Universal Testing Machine to perform these tests. With a state-of-the-art modular design, the Q50 can be equipped with various grips and fixtures, as well as extensometers, additional load cells, temperature chambers, and other accessories to perform a wide range of tests including tensile, compression, flexure, and many more. Qualitest recently supplied one of its Q50 models to ANCE, a testing lab in Mexico City. ANCE is a global leader in the testing of products in the electrical, industrial, metal, and gas sectors, with top-of-the-line services that meet stringent international standards.
Qualitest’s Q50 Universal Testing Machine allows users to accurately control the test from a remote location, with advanced software that permits users to automatically analyze and transmit the test data to their company database. This machine will help ANCE to continue providing its high level of service to more than 5000 national and international clients.
When determining the tensile stress and compressive strength of materials, components, and structures, nothing works as well as Universal Testing Machines. These instruments certainly live up to their name, performing countless tensile and compression tests that help companies meet a wide range of international standards.
Qualitest offers the most comprehensive and competitive line of Universal Testing Machines in the industry. Our Q-Series of Universal Testing Machinescan conduct rapid and reliable tensile, compression, flexural, shear, peel, fatigue cycling, and constant load tests on an array of different materials, including metals, composites, alloys, rigid plastics and films, elastomers, and textiles. Supported by unparalleled service and training, the Qualitest Q-Series is a top contender in every market for material testing.
For instance, our Q600 Universal Testing Machine is loaded with advanced technical features such as powerful GraphWork software, which analyzes and manages all testing data. This software makes the Q-Series particularly effective in both production lines and laboratory environments, where it enables users to monitor test results quickly and accurately while upholding North American and international test standards.
Qualitest recently received an order for a Q600 Universal Testing Machine equipped with GraphWork software from a leading aircraft component company that is founded, owned, and operated by service-disabled veterans. The Q600 will reduce the company’s operating costs and virtually eliminate waste in its manufacturing process: by enabling users to obtain additional load cells with lower capacities, this machine will allow the company to operate with the highest accuracy for micro loads.
These key advantages will help the company maintain its outstanding reputation in quality control and service, ultimately ensuring that the advanced materials used in composite seals and airframe components are crafted with safety and precision.
ASTM E4, EN-ISO 7500/1 Compliant
The 1000kN Universal Testing Machine- Q1000 by Qualitest is fully equipped with many advanced technical features, state-of-the-art design and high quality of production to meet the highest demands for quality control and R&D material testing in the fields of metals, plastic, textiles, cement & concrete and more.
The Q1000 Series Universal Testing Machine ranges are designed for quick and reliable tensile, compression, flexural (bending), shear, peel, fatigue cycling, and constant load tests on metals, composites, alloys, rigid plastics and films, elastomers, textiles, paper, board and finished products.
Programming the test and monitoring the results can be controlled and performed through the powerful and intelligent GraphWork5 test software which allows complete and accurate data management according to North American, European and International test standards.
This instrument is suitable to be used in both production lines, where the operator has to be fast and efficient, and accurately control the test, as well as in testing lab environments, where using the advanced software, the users can analyze the test data, and have full control on processing, filing, management and transmitting the test data to the company network and database, plus using many more functions.
Features of the Universal testing machine - Q1000
- 1000kN (225,000 lbf) Universal testing machine for static, tensile, compression, bending and flexure tests
- Main structure composed of four ball screws covered by aluminium columns
- Electro-Mechanical Design
- Synchronous belt transmission and high rigidity
- Graph work 5.0 test software
- Stylish Design with many advanced features
- Flexible and Modular Design for Easy Expansion in the Future
- Extremely high resolution of load and stroke readings
- Manufactured in an ISO-9001 certified facility
- Excellent Price/Quality Ratio
Specifications for the Universal testing machine - Q1000
- Frame Capacity 1,000kN
- Load Reading Resolution 1/200.000 f.s.
- Standards meet or exceed ASTM E4,EN-ISO 7500/1
- For more specifications: www.worldoftest.com/pdf/Q1000.pdf
Qualitest offers a wide capacity range of universal testing machines to meet all requirements from table-top, to floor standing universal testing machines. In addition, extensive portfolio of grips/fixtures, load cells, extensometers, and many other accessories. Supported by excellent service and training For detailed specifications and more information on the Q1000 Universal Testing Machine (UTM) and other models, please visit us at: www.worldoftest.com/utm.htm or call us toll free at 1.877.884.TEST(8378).