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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.
Instron continues to provide free remote training opportunities to students and teachers impacted by COVID-19
September 09, 2020
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.