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February 05, 2024
Join us at JEC World 2024 in Paris to see demonstrations of the latest materials testing systems, accessories, and software for testing composites – including Instron’s latest 6800 Series universal testing systems and Bluehill Universal software.
January 05, 2024
See demonstrations of the latest materials testing systems, accessories, and software for testing medical devices, pharmaceuticals, packaging, biomaterials, and more - including Instron's latest 6800 Series universal testing systems and ElectroPuls dynamic testing systems.
November 14, 2023
Instron is excited to announce the release of the Precision Specimen Loader, an innovative solution that improves the operator’s accuracy, safety, and efficiency when performing mechanical testing on thin film and foil specimens. Designed to address the unique challenges associated with handling delicate specimens, this device has the potential to transform the way researchers and operators approach their work.
October 24, 2022
Instron excited to announce the release of Instron Connect, the latest support solution designed to rapidly troubleshoot issues and answer your technical questions.
May 18, 2022
Dynatup 9200 and Fractovis 6785 transition into Phase 4 (no Support) from June 30th, 2022. Migrate to the 9400 Series Drop Weight Impact Tester.
May 17, 2022
Instron is excited to announce the release of TrendTracker, a module in Bluehill Central designed to accelerate the data analysis workflow of your single or multi-location materials testing laboratories. An intuitive interface allows you to quickly search, display, and analyze results over time and across multiple samples and test systems.
January 24, 2022
Instron stellt die neuen Universal-Prüfsysteme der Serien 3400 und 6800 mit 100 kN und 300 kN Nennkraft vor
Instron stellt neue Hochleistungs-Bodenmodelle mit hoher Kapazität der Universal-Prüfsysteme der Serien 3400 und 6800 vor. Die neuen Bodenmodelle sind mit den neuesten Merkmalen und Funktionen ausgestattet und bieten eine neue Dimension an Leistung und Haltbarkeit für die Hochleistungsprüfung von Metallen, hochentwickelten Legierungen, Verbundwerkstoffen, Bauwerkstoffen und anderen hochfesten Werkstoffen.
December 22, 2021
Instron's response to the Log4j vulnerability.
December 06, 2021
Instron releases Bluehill Central, a networked lab management solution for Bluehill Universal software. Bluehill Central allows lab managers to remotely manage all test systems running Bluehill Universal, regardless of the number of systems or their location in the world.
March 01, 2021
Instron recently participated in a Round Robin test program lead by the National Physical Laboratory to support the development of a new ISO standard for the through-thickness testing of polymer composite materials. The new standard is ISO NP 20975-1 “Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites - Determination of Laminate Through-Thickness Properties, Part 1: Specimen Designs for Direct Tension and Compression Tests”.
February 22, 2021
Instron is excited to announce the launch of the Torsion Add-On 3.0 for universal testing systems. Recently redesigned to take advantage of the latest functionality offered by the new Instron 6800 Series, this system now offers a simpler, safer, and more intuitive user experience.
January 25, 2021
Instron is excited to announce the launch of Remote Technical Support (RTS), a revolutionary new service capability designed to make it easier to diagnose and fix technical issues with your Instron testing system as well as help you stay current with calibrations and software/firmware updates.