Instron complies to BSS 7260 and AITM-0010 for finding the compression strength of impacted composite specimens used in the aerospace industry.
A dual column electromechanical test frame works with the high compressive forces in determining the in-plane shear strength of reinforced plastics.
Compression testing of rigid plastics determines properties like the modulus of elasticity, yield stress, and compressive strength.
A compression after impact test for composite laminates can be created by simulating impact damage and then using a universal tester with a Boeing CAI Test Fixture.
Following ISO 14126, in-plane compressive properties can be determined with shear loading, end loading, or mixed loading of the fiber-reinforced plastic composite.