Tensile Testing Rubber

The manufacturing industry is one with extremely high demands, including peak efficiency from machinery and equipment. Not only can flaws in equipment lead to costly defects in the final product, but they can be dangerous as well, both to the manufacturer, and eventually the end user. To reduce that danger, industrial testing companies such as TestResources has grown up alongside manufacturing, offering methods for ensuring the quality of machines and in turn, the products they produce. Here are a few reasons these tests, particularly tensile testing, are so beneficial.

The first and most important benefit of testing is ensuring that a quality product is delivered to customers. Many industrial and manufacturing companies are delivering materials on to other, more specialized manufacturers that will produce the goods the public will eventually use. A prominent example is automobiles. Fabricators preparing metal for use in cars must be sure that metal meets the stringent standards necessary to be safe for building those frames. Any weakness in the material could have life threatening consequences for the future owners of that vehicle.

Another benefit of tensile testing is the opportunity to identify new alloys and what kind of applications they might have. Manufacturers are always on the lookout for improved materials. If a house can be built with steel that’s stronger, but still able to be formed into the desired shape, that will naturally have great potential for the construction industry. Tensile testing is necessary to know which qualities these metals have.