Instron has a wealth of experience for testing of materials and structures for a wide variety of different industries. Some examples include:

Automotive Industry

In order to produce greener and more efficient power generation systems, automotive manufacturers are employing a wide range of advanced materials such as new high-strength steels, aluminum alloys, plastics, and composites that require testing to characterize mechanical properties during all phases of their life cycles.

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Over the past decade, the medical devices and biomaterials industries have experienced incredible amounts of innovation and expanded regulatory involvement, leading to an increased need for physical testing to ensure the safety and efficacy in all products in development and on the market.

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Electronics Industry

With electronics becoming more compact and complex, OEMs and their supply chains have had to miniaturize sub-level components and use high-density packaging, increasing the need for testing to characterize mechanical properties during manufacturing, normal use, abnormal use, and end-of-life recycling.

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Raw Materials

When it comes to product development, understanding the mechanical properties of plastics, metals, and composites as they move from raw material → compound → semi-finished → finished product is critically important. Mechanical testing allows R&D departments make informed decisions throughout the development process.

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