100 Series Test Machines

100 Series Universal Test Machines are modular, low force, tabletop systems ideal for tension and compression tests at loads up to 10 kN (2,250 lbf). This series includes five load frames, four actuators, two controllers, three software levels and load cells to your test requirements. The 100 Series is popular because of the number of configurations available for different test scenarios.

Features

  • Capable of tension, compression, bend, flexure, peel, shear, stress relaxation, and creep tests.
  • Choose controller type, load frame type, and actuator stroke/force/speed
  • Adjustable Test Space
  • 100:1 Force range (i.e. use the load cell to 1% of capacity with no loss in accuracy)
  • Load accuracy 0.5% of indicated load
  • 1,000 hz data acquisition rate
  • Automatic transducer recognition
  • Digital position encoder with sub micron resolution
  • Constant speed, constant load rate, position and load control
  • 12 month warranty
  • Meets or exceeds national and international accuracy standards for materials testing systems

Options

  • Actuator stroke 150 mm or 300 mm (6 or 12 in.)
  • Strain measurement and control
  • Choice of load cells – down to 0.5 N (0.1 lbf, 50 gf)
  • Portable configurations
  • Wider column spacing and increased test spaces
  • Two choices of controls
    • Affordable/simple/expandable ideal for quality control labs and production environments.
    • Premium/flexible/performance for broad applications of R&D and test service labs.

 Specs

100 Series Modular Test Systems Actuator Capacity
Family

Max Force

Max Speed

1,100 N (250 lbf)

635 mm/min (25 ipm)

2,200 N (500 lbf)

250 mm/min (10 ipm)

4,400 N (1,000 lbf)

125 mm/min (5 ipm)

10,000 N (2,250 lbf)

50 mm/min (2 ipm)

100 Single Column  
110 Cantilever (C Type)    
120 Dual Column (Aluminum)    
140 Dual Column (Steel)
150 Horizontal Table    

 Applications

Peel Test with 100 Family Test Machine

Standards

Application Notes 

ILD Foam Testing with a 110 Family Test Machine

100, 140, 150 Family

  • Adhesives, plastics, thin film, foam, rubber, metals, wire, textiles, ceramics, composites, paper
  • Tensile, compression, peel, flexural bend, shear, tear, stress relaxation, creep
  • Medical devices, biological tissues, electronics, packaging, products & components
  • Environmental chambers (140 Family)

110 and 120 Family

  • Flexible foam 
  • Tensile, tear, compression, peel, Indentation force deflection (ILD and IFD)
  • Automotive car seats, large low force test samples

Product Families

100 Family

100 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Force
1.1 Kn (250 lbf) to 4.5 (1,000 lbf)
Speed
760 mm/min (30 ipm)

100 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines are configured to your application at an affordable price to match your budget. With the TestResources unique modular design, the 100 Series performs quasi-static tests including tensile, compression, peel, tear, shear, friction, creep, stress relaxation and cyclic. This machine is best for testing lighter loads up to 10 kN (2,250 lbf) and at speeds up to 25 ipm (625 mm/min). The 100 Family is perfect for smaller samples that need elongation less than 12 in.

110 Family

110 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Force
1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 2.2 kN (500 lbf)
Speed
625 mm/min (25 ipm)

110 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines are configured to your application at an affordable price to match your budget. The 110 Family performs low force tests such as tensile, compression, peel-adhesion, flexural-bend, shear, tear, friction and cyclic. This system tests at loads up to 2.2 kN (500 lbf) and at speeds up to 25 ipm (625 mm/min). The 110 Family Single Column C-Type design provides double the space from the 100 Series for testing larger samples. The versatile frame works especially well for testing foam or other soft materials. With the TestResources unique modular design, load frames can be configured to your test specimen height and width requirements.

120 Family

120 Family Dual Column Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Force
1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 2.2 kN (500 lbf)
Feature
Increased test space

120 Family Dual Column Electromechanical Universal Test Machines are configured to your application at an affordable price to match your budget. The 120 Family performs quasi-static tests including tensile, compression, creep and stress relaxation. This system is the best for testing at lower forces up to 1 kN (225 lbf) in repetitive test applications. The dual column design provides increased space between columns for testing large samples or inside chambers. With the TestResources unique modular design, load frames can be configured to your test specimen height and width requirements up to 40 in. in width.

140 Family

140 Family Dual Column (Aluminum)

Force
4.4 kN (1,000 lbf) to 10 kN (2,250 lbf)
Feature
Increased column spacing

140 Family Smooth Column Electromechanical Universal Test Machines are configured to your application at an affordable price to match your budget. The 140 Family provides increased column spacing for large samples and is capable of testing tensile, compression, creep and stress relaxation properties. The 140 Family differs from the 120 Family with a smooth column design and a powerful force capacity, testing at loads up to 10 kN (2250 lbf). With the TestResources unique modular design, load frames and adjustable crossheads can be configured to your test specimen height and width requirements up to 36 in. in width.

150 Family

150 Family Horizontal Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Force
1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 4.5 kN (1,000 lbf)
Feature
Horizontal test table

150 Family Horizontal Electromechanical Universal Test Machines are configured to your application at an affordable price to match your budget. The 150 Family is mounted on a horizontal test table capable of testing tensile, compression, creep and stress relaxation properties. The horizontal table design gives users increased space for fixturing, alternate methods for testing small or unique samples, and is commonly used for testing in biomedical baths. Movable 90° reaction brackets enable adjustable test space and attachment of components, sensors or the test specimen to the mounting baseplate.