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200 Series Electromechanical Universal Test Machines

200 Series Single Column Test Machines are ideal for tension and compression applications where test force requirements are up to 5 kN (1,125 lbf) with speeds available to 2,500 mm/min. 200 Series load frames serve situations where table space is limited.

This series is recommended for high travel or high extension test applications such as rubber tensile testing and tensile testing of medical devices such as catheters.

Top Features for the 200 Series

  • Capable of tension, compression, bend, flexure, peel, shear, stress relaxation, and creep tests.
  • Choose controller software, load frame type, actuator stroke/force/speed
  • Speeds up to 2500 mm/min (100 in/min)
  • Up to 1400 mm (55 in) travel
  • 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 system


ModelsMax Force Max TravelMax Speed
240-250 1.1 kN (250 lbf) 1040 mm (41 in) or
1400 mm (55 in)
1500 mm/min (60 in/min)
240-750 3.3 kN (750 lbf) 1040 mm (41 in) or
1400 mm (55 in)
2500 mm/min (100 in/min)
240-1125 5 kN (1,125 lbf) 1040 mm (41 in) 2150 mm/min (85 in/min)

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200 Series Frames by Application


Common Applications

Common Standards

  • 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 D412 - Tension Testing for Rubber and Elastomers
  • ASTM D624 - Tear Strength of Conventional Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers
  • ASTM D638 Tensile Testing for Plastics
  • ASTM D790 Testing for Flexural Properties of Plastics and Insulating Materials
  • ASTM D882 - Tensile Testing Thin Plastic Sheeting
  • ASTM F88 Seal Strength Testing Equipment for Flexible Barrier Materials
  • ISO 37 Tensile Rubber Test Equipment
  • ISO 10555 Tensile Testing of Sterile Single Use Intravascular Catheters
  • And many more industry standards

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

240 Family Electromechanical Universal Test Machine

Force: 1.1 kN, 3.3 kN or 5 kN (250 lbf, 750 lbf or 1125 lbf)
Travel: 1040 mm (41 in) or 1400 mm (55 in)

240 Family tabletop single column universal test machines are available in three models with different forces, travel and speed capabilities. Each model includes a high-resolution load cell sized to test needs.

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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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