Zwick Z150 Universal tester

  • Margo Hutchison (Manager)

Facility/equipment: Equipment

  • Advanced Forming Research Centre

Equipments Details



Screw driven machine used to study the mechanical behaviour
of metallic materials under compression, tensile and cyclic loading conditions.


- Mechanically driven test frame - Capacity of 250kN - Temperature rates - 10-5/s to 0.1/s - Tensile/ Compression - Gas retort for high temperature testing of materials - Contact/ non-contact extensometry - Can be controlled in either a positional, load-controlled to true strain rate mode - Bespoke software designed for complex testing modes involving rapid changes to the strain rate


NameZwick Z150 Universal tester
Acquisition date26/04/12


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