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100 Series Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

100 Series Universal Test Machines are modular, low force, tabletop systems ideal for tension and compression tests at loads up to 9 kN (2000 lbf). This series includes five load frames, four load capacities, controller software and load cells to your test requirements. The 100 Series is popular because of the number of configurations available for a wide range of test scenarios.

 

100 Series by Max ForceLoad Capacity
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Max Force

Max Speed

1.1 kN (250 lbf)

760 mm/min (30 ipm)

2.2 kN (500 lbf)

300 mm/min (12 ipm)

4.4 kN (1000 lbf)

200 mm/min (8 ipm)

9 kN (2000 lbf)

50 mm/min (2 ipm)

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

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Top Features for the 100 Series

  • Capable of tension, compression, bend, flexure, peel, shear, stress relaxation, and creep tests.
  • Choose controller software, load frame type, and actuator stroke/force/speed
  • Adjustable Test Space
  • Load accuracy 0.5% of indicated load
  • Up to 5,000 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

Compare the 100 Series by Application

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Common Applications

Common Standards

100
  • 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
  • ASTM B571 Adhesion Metals Coating Test Equipment
  • ASTM C158 Flexural Bend Testing for Glass
  • ASTM C165 Compressive Test of Thermal Insulations
  • ASTM D624 Tear Testing for Rubber and Elastomers
  • ASTM D638 Tension Testing for Plastics
  • ASTM D1002 Lap Shear Testing for Adhesively Bonded Metals
  • ASTM D2979 Tack Adhesive Testing Machine
  • ASTM D3330 - Peel Adhesion Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes
  • ASTM D3574 Testing Equipment for Flexible Cellular Urethane Foams
  • ASTM D6862 90 Degree Peel Resistance Test Equipment for Adhesives
  • And many more industry standards
110
  • Flexible foam
  • Tensile, tear, compression, peel, Indentation force deflection (ILD and IFD)
  • Automotive car seats, large low force test samples
120
  • Flexible foam
  • Tensile, tear, compression, peel, Indentation force deflection (ILD and IFD)
  • Automotive car seats, large low force test samples
140
  • 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
150
  • 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

How to Select a Universal 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

100 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

100 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Type: Electromechanical
Force: 1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 4.4 kN (1000 lbf)

  • Ideal for tensile, compression, shear, flexural, peel and tear tests
  • Commonly used for materials and product tests
  • Destructive and proof load tests
  • Quality control and research applications
  • Biomedical applications

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 4.4 kN (1000 lbf) and at speeds up to 760mm/min (30 in/min). The 100 Family is perfect for smaller samples that need elongation less than 300 mm (12 in).

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110 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Speed: 760 mm/min (30 in/min)
Force:
1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 2.2 kN (500 lbf)

  • Large sample, low force test applications
  • Tensile, compression, shear, flexural, peel, and tear tests
  • Foam tests - Indentation Load Deflection (ILD and IFD)
  • Materials and product tests
  • Destructive and proof load tests

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 30 ipm (760 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.

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120 Family Dual Column Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

120 Family Dual Column Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

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

  • Ideal for tensile, compression, shear, flexural, peel and tear tests
  • Commonly used for materials and product tests
  • Destructive and proof load tests
  • Foam tests - Indentation Load Deflection (ILD and IFD)
  • Large sample, low force test applications

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 1.1 kN (250 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 38 in. in width.

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140 Family Dual Column (Aluminum)

140 Family Dual Column (Aluminum)

Feature: Increased column spacing
Force: 4.4 kN (1000 lbf) to 9 kN (2000 lbf)

  • Load frame space for environmental chambers
  • Ideal for tensile, compression, shear, flexural, peel and tear tests
  • Commonly used for materials and product tests

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 9 kN (2000 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 16 in. in width.

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150 Family Horizontal Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

150 Family Horizontal Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

Feature: Horizontal test table
Force: 1.1 kN (250 lbf) to 4.4 kN (1000 lbf)

  • Environmental bathes that require horizontal placement
  • Tensile, compression, shear, flexural, peel, and tear tests
  • Materials and product tests
  • Destructive and proof load tests

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.

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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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