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Tinius Olsen, Inc.


Tinius Olsen is the leading specialist manufacturer and supplier of static tension and compression materials testing machines. Our machines are designed for use in Research and Quality Control to measure material’s strength and performance. Using Tinius Olsen equipment it is possible to perform such tests on raw materials such as metals, polymers, textiles, rubbers, adhesives, food as well finished components. A whole series of tests are available including tension, shear, compression, flex / bend, puncture / burst, tear, peel, melt flow, Charpy and Izod impact, friction, stiffness, heat distortion temperature, Vicat penetration, and torsion. All such tests are designed and implemented by Tinius Olsen in accordance with key international testing standards including ISO, ASTM, EN and other industrial standards.

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Hydraulic Testers
High Force Electromechanical Testers
Custom Electromechanical Testers
Compression Only Testers
Civil Engineering Products

High Energy Impact Testers
Low Energy Impact Testers
Bench Top Testers
Horizontal Testers
Torsion Testers

Melt Indexers
Heat Deflection Under Load
Hardness Machines
Stiffness Machines

Folding Endurance Machines
Suture Testers
Dart Drop

System Upgrades
Certified Pre-Owned

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Quick primer on melt flow testing (Product and Material Testing) How to maintain consistent melt flow results... (View Full Article)