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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 Introduces New 3400 and 6800 Series Universal Testing Systems in 100 kN and 300 kN Capacities
Instron introduces new higher force capacity floor models to the 3400 Series and 6800 Series of universal testing systems. Incorporating all of the latest features and functionality, the new floor models add a new dimension of performance and durability for high force testing of metals, advanced alloys, composites, construction materials, and other high strength materials.
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.
October 20, 2020
In response to social distancing guidelines surrounding COVID-19, Instron has launched Virtual Training classes – live, instructor led training courses designed to simulate the traditional classroom learning experience without having to leave your home or office.
September 09, 2020
Instron continues to provide free remote training opportunities to students and teachers impacted by COVID-19
As schools, colleges, and universities transition to an online model during these challenging times, Instron will be offering FREE access to our Introduction to Materials Testing course to all students and professors.
August 10, 2020
Instron is happy to announce their first-ever virtual Biomedical Testing Open House. Scheduled for August 24-27, this online event will bring together materials testing experts for a mix of presentations and Q&A sessions focusing on a wide range of today’s most pressing topics in the biomedical testing industry, including PPE and medical device testing, understanding regulatory standards, ensuring data integrity and traceability, and more.
July 20, 2020
Built on our trusted AVE 2 Advanced Video Extensometer, AverEdge32™ is Instron’s latest innovation in providing best-in-class transverse strain accuracy for all sheet metal materials.