Fixed Platens

Our compression fixtures make it easy to perform compression tests. Fixed platens are rigidly fixed, stiff and resistant to off center loads. That way, parallelism is ensured during specimen failure. Standard options include platens where the edge of the platen can attach to optional displacement transducers, allowing measurements of direct displacement between two (equal sized) platens during a compression test.

  • Enables uniform compression stress distribution tests
  • Available as spherical or fixed platens
  • Available in steel, lightweight aluminum, bio-compatible delrin, or stainless steel construction
  • Available in a wide range of dimensions with test machine adapter to match your existing test machine

Need help? There are so many compression fixtures to choose from it can be overwhelming and you certainly don’t want to make the mistake of selecting the wrong one. Give us a call today to speak to one of our experienced engineers that will work with you to find the exact solution based on your test requirements.

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Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
100 kN (22500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Rectangular
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Dimension
400x400
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
50 kN (11250 lbf)
Platen Type
Rectangular
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Dimension
250x250
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Rectangular
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Dimension
250x250
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
50 kN (11250 lbf)
Platen Type
Rectangular
Platen Material
Hardened Steel
Dimension
196x196
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
50 kN (11250 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
100 kN (22500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Hardened Steel
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
100 kN (22500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Round
Platen Material
Hardened Steel
Compression platens help determine compression modulus, strength, and yield streng...
Max Force Capacity
20 kN (4500 lbf)
Platen Type
Rectangular
Platen Material
Anodized Aluminum
Dimension
100x100
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