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. Select a category below, view the interactive accessories catalog or request a printed copy to get started.
Chambers and Furnaces
Environmental chambers and furnaces provide the capability to study the mechanical properties of materials and components over a wide range of temperatures up to +1600 °C in air.
Various styles of tensile grips at different force capacities to hold a diverse range of materials such as thread, rope, rubber, plastic, composites, fasteners, steel and more.
Load frame accessories include items designed to fit a specific model of testing frame, such as support tables, protective shields, T-slot tables, in-head wedge grips, in-head tension rods, and similar items.
With major breakthroughs in the medical industries, it is becoming ever more essential to provide accurate test data related to materials capabilities.
Fixtures for testing composite materials for tension, compression, flexure, shear and peel. Most of these fixtures are designed to meet specific materials testing standards.
View the digital version of our catalog, which features hundreds of our materials testing accessories, as well as tips and advice to help you get the most out of your testing system.
Out of Production Accessories
A listing of major accessories for Instron testing systems that are no longer in production, including environmental chambers, extensometers, tensile grips, hydraulic grip pumps, etc.