Designed for high capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the LX Models feature a large, single test space and single footprint. Understanding the critical importance of operator safety, these frames incorporate high-quality materials, components, and craftsmanship and are ideal for testing metals, fasteners, wire rod, and composites.


  • Single footprint saves valuable floor space - load frame, hydraulic power supply, and controller combined in a single package
  • Large, single test space design adapts to a wide range of specimen sizes, grips, fixtures, and extensometry
  • Dual-acting actuator offers precise control for tension and compression testing
  • Hydraulically adjustable and clamping crosshead option simplifies changing test opening for longer specimens
  • Ergonomic handset with a fine position adjustment wheel, two programmable softkeys, start, stop and return functions, and variable speed jog
  • Powerful, yet user-friendly materials testing software provides repeatable and reproducible results for simple to sophisticated testing requirements
  • Variable pressure hydraulic power supply provides pressure on demand, reducing heat generation, increasing oil life, and eliminating the need for water cooling


  • 300LX - 300 kN (67,500 lbf)

Typical Applications

  • Metals - Bar, Plate, Pipe & Tube, Rebar, Structural
  • Fasteners
  • Wire Rod
  • Composites


LX Models conform to many international standards, including (but not limited to):

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