Instruments and equipment that evaluate mechanical, thermal or other material properties, or simulate field conditions.
Anechoic chambers are specialized chambers designed for electromagnetic or sound waves.
Asphalt test equipment includes specialized testers, instruments and devices for evaluating the properties of asphalt or other types of pavement materials.
Calorimeters and thermal analyzers contain a heat source that can deliver a heat flux, at a distinct temperature, into a sample, and a temperature-measuring device that can read the resultant change in temperature.
Deflectometers and extensometers are used to indicate the deformation of material while it is subjected to stress.
Density and specific gravity instruments are meters used to determine density and specific gravity.
Densometers and porosimeters are used for measuring porosity, air permeability or air resistance of sheet-like or bulk materials.
Diffractometers are used to measure crystal structure, grain size, texture, and/or residual stress of materials and compounds through the interaction of X-ray beams, gamma rays, electron beams, or neutron beams with a sample.
Durometers are instruments used for measuring the indentation hardness of rubber, elastomers, plastics and foam materials.
Environmental test chambers and rooms are used to ensure the reliability of industrial products, especially electronic items, through prolonged exposure to one or more environmental parameters.
Fuel testers analyze the properties and composition of biofuels, gasoline, diesel, and petroleum-based fuels and fuel feedstocks.
Geophysical instruments are used for geological study, including rock and soil mechanics, core analysis and surveys of the earth.
Hardness testers measure a material's resistance to indentation. This calculation is determined by measuring the permanent depth or projected area of the indentation.
Hydrometers are calibrated glass floats used to determine the specific gravity of a liquid.
Mechanical testing equipment covers devices used for adhesion, compression, drop (shock), tensile, vibration and fatigue testing.
Particle analyzers are used to determine the physical makeup of individual particulates in aerosols, dispersion, emulsions, powders, and other samples.
Permeation instruments are designed to measure the permeability, solubility, diffusivity and precise transmission rate of organic vapors or liquids through films, paper, pulp, packages and other materials.
Plant Growth Chambers are specifically designed to produce environmental conditions to maximize plant growth.
Polymer test equipment includes melt flow indexers, extrusiometers, and other specialized instruments for determining the processability and properties of plastics and elastomer materials.
Powder rifflers and splitters divide a larger sample into smaller representative samples while maintaining the particle size distribution of the original sample.
Powder testing equipment is used to measure the static and dynamic properties of powders for pharmaceutical, coating, and other solid-particulate applications.
Powder thieves and powder samplers are used to pull a representative sample from a container or moving stream of powder, granules or other solid materials.
Material test fixtures and accessories include mechanical testing grips, fixtures, sample heaters, extensometers, specimen cutters, and other specialized test components.
Property testers are used to determine various physical properties of samples, including cloud point, distillation, flash point, freezing point, melting point, pour point, and vapor pressure.
Pulp and paper testers include specialized sensors, instruments, COBB testers, and test equipment for evaluating the material properties and processability characteristics of pulp and paper.
Pycnometers are glass or metal containers with a determined volume. They are typically used to determine the density of liquids and their dispersions
Refractometers measure the critical angle of refraction through a sample. The critical angle of refraction will change with concentration.
Rheometers characterize a liquid according to its viscous properties and elastic responses.
Stability chambers and stability rooms are temperature-controlled and humidity-controlled environmental units that provide stable conditions for storage and testing purposes.
Surface area and pore size analyzers are used to measure the surface area and pore size of a sample.
Temperature forcing systems provide heating, cooling and/or a humidity and temperature controlled atmosphere to a separate test chamber, platform, or testing unit.
Surface tension and wettability instruments measure fluid surface tension, a tangential force that keeps a fluid together at the air/fluid interface. Surface tension is a direct indicator of the quality of any chemical and any formulation.
Test sieves are stainless steel or brass round frames with extremely accurate openings. Wire cloth is usually of stainless steel or brass with nonstandard wire diameters.
Texture analyzers evaluate the cohesiveness, spreadibility, fracturability, tackiness, gumminess, firmness, pliability, consistency and other texture characteristics of foods, rubber, foams, coatings, grease, asphalt and other materials.
Thermal Platforms provide heating and cooling with more precise temperature control for environmental or climatic testing.
Thermomechanical Simulation Equipment
Viscometers define viscous properties of a fluid at ambient or defined temperatures.
Wind tunnels allow the characterization of the aerodynamic attributes of objects in a controlled system by creating airflow through a closed passage.