Instron Connect Architecture and Security Whitepaper

This document describes the architecture and security features of Instron Connect. It is intended to help business and technical decision makers understand how Instron Connect operates within your environment and how it meets your technical security requirements. Additionally, it addresses questions about key issues such as communication through firewalls and network security. The purpose of Instron Connect is to bring operators of Instron systems located anywhere connecting to Instron Connect, customers will experience greater system uptime, a streamlined support experience, and receive important notifications and software updates from Instron.

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  • 2/26/2017
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Understanding gage R&R concepts and its significance for Instron systems

This paper is intended to review the fundamental concept of Gage R&R studies also known as Measurement System Analysis (MSA). Different methods such as ANOVA and Xbar/R can be applied to conduct gage R&R analysis. The paper also presents case studies to understand applications of gage R&R in destructive testing and non-destructive testing and its significance with Instron systems. Furthermore, the concept of type I gage study also known is precision-to-tolerance ratio (P/T) is explained in detail here.

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  • 1/20/2017
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DIC FEA Whitepaper

This paper summarizes investigative testing performed to compare strain results obtained using Instron’s AVE and digital image correlation (DIC) to stress results obtained using Solidworks finite element analysis (FEA)

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  • 1/13/2017
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ISO 6892-1:2016 Ambient Tensile Testing of Metallic Materials

The imminent release of ISO 6892-1:2016 will provide further clarification on the significant changes that were introduced in ISO 6892-1:2009, including the testing rates based on strain rate (Method A). To better clarify the requirements of Method A, ISO 6892-1:2016 now includes two clearly defined approaches, Method A1 (Closed-Loop Strain Control) and Method A2 (Constant Crosshead Separation Rate).

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  • 4/18/2016
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Strain Measurement Techniques for Composites Coupon Testing

Most approaches to strain measurement in Composites Coupon testing use contacting methods involving bonded strain gauges or clip-on extensometers. Recent developments in non-contacting strain measurement mean these systems now offer similar performance to traditional contacting systems, as well as providing significant other benefits such as the ability to provide full field strain maps.

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  • 12/3/2015
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A Review of Medical Device Quality System Controls for Lab Equipment

The FDA’s Medical Device 21 CFR 820 Quality System Regulation has multiple parts, including a subpart dedicated solely to equipment and facilities controls.The purpose of this review is to discuss laboratory controls pertaining to materials testing equipment.

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  • 11/11/2015
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