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Instron Testing Systems

Founded in 1946, Instron is a recognized leader in the materials testing industry. Our goal is to provide our customers the best ownership experience by delivering the highest quality products, expert support and world-class service.

Universal Testing Systems

Testing Systems

Our extensive product line includes universal, dynamic fatigue, torsion, and impact testing systems along with rheology, HDT, and Vicat testers. We also offer structural durability testing and crash simulation systems.

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Bluehill Universal Dashboard


Materials testing software packages are available for all new Instron systems and as upgrades to existing Instron systems. All software interfaces are designed to be natural extensions of the instruments for efficient test operation while also providing powerful post-test analysis tools such as DIC Replay and data management tools like TrendTracker™.

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Instron Load Cell


Instron has used its wealth of applications and engineering experience to produce the most extensive range of accessories for materials testing instruments in the industry. Made up of hundreds of grips, fixtures, load cells, and other accessories, our vast range of general purpose and application-focused accessories are designed to help you get the most from your materials testing system.



Local to You

Instron is a global organization with sales and service support located in every corner of the world. 

USA Sales and Service

825 University Ave
Norwood, MA
02060-2643, USA

Sales: +1-800-564-8378
Service: +1-800-564-7838
Canada: +1-800-461-9123
General Inquiries: +1-800-877-6674


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Instron services 


Instron provides nationally and internationally accredited calibration services for materials testing equipment. We also provide preventative maintenance, installation and relocation services, and repair and refurbishment services for Instron equipment.

Instron training 


Instron offers a wide variety of training opportunities designed to meet the needs of machine operators and test method developers of all skill levels. For your convenience, courses are offered in a number of locations including classrooms at Instron's headquarters (Massachusetts and High Wycombe, UK), at regional locations across the US, in an online format, and at your own facility.

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tech support 

Technical Support

Our Technical Support engineers are available around the globe to troubleshoot challenges you may encounter during testing. Technical support contract holders are provided priority response to ensure the fastest answers to their questions. For your convenience, we provide technical support via phone, email, or remotely through online diagnostic assistant tools.



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