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

Automotive Industry

Automotive Testing

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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Electric Vehicle

Battery Testing

As the global automotive industry expands production of electric vehicles, battery manufacturers are under increasing pressure to develop smaller, lighter, and more powerful batteries. Learn about the wide range of test methods and fixturing that have been developed to test the various components of lithium-ion battery cells, modules, and packs.

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Biomedical Industry

Biomedical Testing

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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Composites Industry

Composites Testing

Instron offers the world's most comprehensive range of solutions for testing composite materials and components: tension, compression, shear, torsion, planar biaxial, impact, and rheological properties to name a few. In addition to quality hardware, Instron also offers a wide range of services for verification and alignment.

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Electronics Industry

Electronics Testing

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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Metals Industry

Metals Testing

From reinforcement bar to tubular products, metal producers are faced with a host of testing challenges. Manufacturers of metal products must not only meet advertised strength and performance ratings, but also comply with a wide range of ASTM, ISO, EN, JIS, SAE and other international standards.

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Plastics Industry

Plastics Testing

Characterization of polymers’ properties is critical in the development and manufacturing processes of materials, as well as the quality control, and ultimately, in determining the functionality of a finished product.

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