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Posted By Jeffrey Shaffer

 Mar 30, 2017

Bluehill Universal

Own Your Data and Results: Export Files, Import to LIMS

Accurate and repeatable test results are the most important product of a mechanical test. Properly managing these test results can be more challenging than conducting the test itself. Although there are several common data management and results reporting practices throughout the testing industry, most labs take approaches that are unique to them. In order to make it easier for all labs to take control of their test results and data, we have introduced several new exporting features with the release of Bluehill® Universal.

Posted On Dec 08, 2016

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Growth of ITW Young Professionals Network in Europe

Instron Applications Engineers Maeve Higham and Alessandro Zazzarelli sat down for an interview to share their great work for Europe’s Young Professionals Network. This newly established cohort is gathering across Europe and supporting the rising talent of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Instron’s parent company.

Posted On Dec 04, 2016

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Today’s Biomaterials Testing and Characterization

Instron Biomedical Market Manager Elayne Gordonov recently reviewed the state of biomaterials testing and characterization with Advanced Materials & Processes (AM&P) Magazine.

Posted On Dec 01, 2016

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Gage Repeatability and Reliability: Ensuring Accurate Test Results for Measurement Systems

In a recent Quality Magazine article, Instron Applications Manager Morgan Galaznik and Biomedical Market Manager Elayne Gordonov discuss the importance of material selection when designing a GR&R study.

Posted On Nov 14, 2016

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The Future of Fatigue Testing in the Automobile Industry

We have participated in an interview for Quality Magazine on the topic of fatigue testing in the automobile industry.

Posted On Nov 01, 2016

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Metals Market Reacts to Material Trends

Learn how the metals market is reacting to competitive forces and what trends are on the horizon.

Posted On Sep 21, 2016

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Plastics Analysis for Automotive Applications

How do we select the right material that provides the best perfomance and the highest quality? Instron recently published an article in Quality Magazine highlighting plastics testing and how it relates to Automotive applications.

Posted By Courtney Coyle

 Aug 31, 2016

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What Value Does ISO 9001 Add?

At Instron®, we recognize the importance and the impact of your test results.  When used in an R&D application, our equipment is helping you make business decisions about new processes or new materials.  In a QC setting, we understand that our customers sometimes use our equipment for acceptance testing on an entire lot of production material.  If the results from our equipment is not accurate, or if our equipment does not perform as expected, we understand the impact on your business.  With this understanding and our desire to exceed your expectations, Instron’s quality management system stands above our competitors.

Posted On Aug 17, 2016

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Olympic Edge: Optimizing Athletic Equipment

With the 2016 Rio Olympics underway, Elayne Gordonov, Biomedical Market Manager, recently published an article in AM&P Magazine highlighting mechanical testing and how it relates to athletic equipment and biomaterials.

Posted By Jola Balboa

 Aug 03, 2016

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Custom Solution for Testing in Extreme Environments

Custom solution used to allow testing in extreme environments, ensuring longevity of the system and flexibility in testing.

Posted On Aug 01, 2016

Non-Contacting Strain Measurement Techniques in Fatigue Testing of Polymer Matrix Composites

This article presents a short investigation of the benefits of non-contact strain measurement for monitoring and control of fatigue tests on composites. Recent developments in measurement technology offer the means to effectively measure both axial and transverse strain, instantly, throughout cyclic and highly dynamic tests. Several test scenarios are examined which demonstrate potential benefits of current state-of-the-art video extensometry, for strain controlled fatigue tests on thermoplastic composites.

Posted By Rob Kolmin

 Jun 15, 2016

What is a Texture Analyzer?

Texture analyzers have long been used exclusively by the food industry.  However, now they are showing use in other spaces.  Just what is a texture analyzer anyway?