While there are many varieties of gripping technologies (wedge, screw, hydraulic, pneumatic, etc.), they all can be classified as proportional or non-proportional according to the way in which the clamping force is exerted on the specimen.
David Fry OnJan 31, 2014 10:10 AM
Instron load cells are robust and built to last. Therefore, checking the load cell’s functionality on a daily basis is not usually necessary unless you suspect a real problem. That being said, it is always a good idea to be safe than sorry!
Sarah Jastram OnJan 16, 2014 10:10 AM
In one of our previous posts, we blogged about plastic strain ratio, r. Besides r-value, another parameter that is commonly measured in metals testing is the n-value. So what is n-value?
Jan 08, 2014 10:10 AM