160 series160 Series Torsion Test Machines


The 160 series electromechanical torsion test machines are modular, low force to mid force, tabletop systems ideal for static and simple cyclic tests with torsion capacity up to 5650 Nm (50,000 in-lb). The 160 series provides affordable options to torsion testing. Each torsion testing machine configuration includes a test controller, easy setup test software, test table with rotary actuator or motor, power source, torsion test fixtures, and torque and angular position sensors. Available in horizontal and vertical tabletop configurations. Extended test space or preload kits are available on some models. 

Family

Torsion Capacity

Tabletop Frame Type

Test Space

Options

160T1 2 to 10 Nm (18 to 90 in-lb) Torsion Plate 400 mm (16 in)* Preload Kit; Vertical or horizontal, Extended test space
160T2 20 to 100 Nm (177 to 900 in-lb) Torsion Tube 400 mm (16 in)* Preload Kit; Vertical or horizontal, Extended test space
160T3 300 to 1130 Nm (2700 to 10,000 in-lb) Torsion Tube Steel 400 mm (16 in)* Vertical or horizontal, Extended test space
160T4 5650 Nm (50,000 in-lb) Torsion Tube Steel 400 mm (16 in)* Extended test space

*Standard test space is 400 mm (16 in), however, test space is easily customizable and can be extended to meet your test requirements.

 

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Top Features of the 160 Series

  • Modular product line of actuators, benches and controllers.
  • Wide range of torque cells serve a variety of applications.
  • Unlimited rotational travel in both directions.
  • Configurable systems matching torque and speed needs.
  • High precision angle and torque measurement with data acquired at speeds up to 1,000 samples per second.
  • Easy to use control, measurement, analysis software. Closed loop of torque, angle and other feedback sensors.
  • Create waveforms such as ramp, dwell and cyclic.
  • Test fixtures and frame configurations made to requirements

How to Select a Torsion Test Machine in 4 Easy Steps

  • Step 1 - Select your frame
  • Step 2 - Select your controller software
  • Step 3 - Select your accessories
  • Step 4 - Contact us

When you're ready to complete your system, contact us, and an application expert will help you optimize your system to your test requirements and budget.

Step 1: Select Your Frame

160T1 Family Torsion Test Machines

160T1 Family Torsion Test Machines

Type: Electromechanical Gear
Capacity: 2 to 10 Nm (18 to 90 in-lb)

The 160T1 Frame is designed to perform low torque tests on materials and components up to 10 Nm (89 in-lb). The 160T1 design features a torsionally stiff mounting plate with a motor mounted on an adjustable fixed baseplate. Ideal for low torque test applications including human hair, fine wire, mouse bones, medical devices, and other sensitive low torque applications. The 160T1 extruded test frame is compact, lightweight and applies where table space is limited. The test frame can be made to match extended sample length requirements. Both horizontal and vertical configurations are available.

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160T2 Family Torsion Test Machines

160T2 Family Torsion Test Machines

Type: Electromechanical Gear
Capacity: 20 to 100 Nm (177 to 900 in-lb)

The 160T2 design features a torsionally stiff extruded aluminum torque box reaction frame with a motor mounted rigidly to the baseplate. The baseplate includes sliding bearings and a second reaction plate with a torque cell mounted to it. The motor is controlled by a Newton servocontroller configured with a torsion software package, power pack, and angular encoder for position feedback. The 160T2 is used to test a variety of materials and components. The test frame is compact and applies where space is limited. The test frame can be made to match extended sample length requirements. The frame design enables use in horizontal and vertical setups to save tablespace.

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160T3 Family Torion Test Machines

160T3 Family Torsion Test Machines

Type: Electromechanical Gear 
Capacity: 300 to 1130 Nm (2700 to 10,000 in-lb)

The 160T3 design features a torsionally stiff reaction frame with a motor mounted rigidly to a baseplate. The baseplate includes sliding bearings and a second reaction plate with a torque cell mounted to it. The motor is controlled by a Newton servocontroller configured with a torsion software package, power pack, and angular encoder for position feedback. The 160T3 is used to test a variety of materials and components. The test frame is compact and applies where space is limited. The test frame can be made to match extended sample length requirements. Both horizontal and vertical configurations are available.

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160t4 Torsion Test Machines

160T4 Family Torsion Test Machines

Type: Electromechanical Gear
Capacity: 5650 Nm (50,000 in-lb)

The 160T4 frame is designed for high capacity and custom engineered applications such as large test samples. The test frame can be made to match extended sample length requirements.

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Step 2:Select Your Controller Software

Choose From 190+ Pre-configured Software Solutions

Pre-configured solutions meet customer specifications and budget for a wide range of test applications. Industry standard-specific software modules, enhanced features and custom calculations are just a few of the options to choose from with Newton.

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Step 3: Select Your Accessories

Choose From 1,000's of Accessories

Choose from a wide variety of test accessories for a wide variety of purposes. These accessories include grips, environmental chambers, transducers, and sample preparation items. With these accessories, you can have confidence that your specimens will be tested consistently, correctly, and will yield ideal results.

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Step 4: Contact Us

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