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October 24, 2022
Introducing Instron Connect
Instron excited to announce the release of Instron Connect, the latest support solution designed to rapidly troubleshoot issues and answer your technical questions.
May 18, 2022
Migrate to newer Drop Weight Impact Testing technology to minimize risks
Dynatup 9200 and Fractovis 6785 transition into Phase 4 (no Support) from June 30th, 2022. Migrate to the 9400 Series Drop Weight Impact Tester.
May 17, 2022
Instron Introduces TrendTracker Module for Bluehill Central
Instron is excited to announce the release of TrendTracker, a module in Bluehill Central designed to accelerate the data analysis workflow of your single or multi-location materials testing laboratories. An intuitive interface allows you to quickly search, display, and analyze results over time and across multiple samples and test systems.
January 24, 2022
Instron lance les nouveaux systèmes d’essais universels de séries 3400 et 6800 dans des capacités de 100 kN et 300 kN
Instron lance de nouveaux modèles de sol à capacité de force élevée pour les systèmes d’essais universels des séries 3400 et 6800. Intégrant toutes les caractéristiques et fonctionnalités les plus récentes, les nouveaux modèles de sol ajoutent une nouvelle dimension en matière de performances et de durabilité pour les essais à force élevée de métaux, d’alliages avancés, de composites, de matériaux de construction et d’autres matériaux à haute résistance.
December 22, 2021
Instron Statement on Log4j Vulnerability
Instron's response to the Log4j vulnerability.
December 06, 2021
Instron Introduces Bluehill Central Lab Management Software
Instron releases Bluehill Central, a networked lab management solution for Bluehill Universal software. Bluehill Central allows lab managers to remotely manage all test systems running Bluehill Universal, regardless of the number of systems or their location in the world.
March 01, 2021
Instron Supports Development of New Composites Test Standard
Instron recently participated in a Round Robin test program lead by the National Physical Laboratory to support the development of a new ISO standard for the through-thickness testing of polymer composite materials. The new standard is ISO NP 20975-1 “Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites - Determination of Laminate Through-Thickness Properties, Part 1: Specimen Designs for Direct Tension and Compression Tests”.
February 22, 2021
Instron Launches Torsion Add On 3 for Axial Test Systems
Instron is excited to announce the launch of the Torsion Add-On 3.0 for universal testing systems. Recently redesigned to take advantage of the latest functionality offered by the new Instron 6800 Series, this system now offers a simpler, safer, and more intuitive user experience.
January 25, 2021
Instron Service Launches Instron Remote Technical Support
Instron is excited to announce the launch of Remote Technical Support (RTS), a revolutionary new service capability designed to make it easier to diagnose and fix technical issues with your Instron testing system as well as help you stay current with calibrations and software/firmware updates.
October 20, 2020
Instron Launches All-New Live Virtual Training Classes
In response to social distancing guidelines surrounding COVID-19, Instron has launched Virtual Training classes – live, instructor led training courses designed to simulate the traditional classroom learning experience without having to leave your home or office.
September 09, 2020
Instron continues to provide free remote training opportunities to students and teachers impacted by COVID-19
As schools, colleges, and universities transition to an online model during these challenging times, Instron will be offering FREE access to our Introduction to Materials Testing course to all students and professors.
August 10, 2020
Virtual Biomedical Testing Open House
Instron is happy to announce their first-ever virtual Biomedical Testing Open House. Scheduled for August 24-27, this online event will bring together materials testing experts for a mix of presentations and Q&A sessions focusing on a wide range of today’s most pressing topics in the biomedical testing industry, including PPE and medical device testing, understanding regulatory standards, ensuring data integrity and traceability, and more.