IS 1608 Tensile Testing of Metallic Materials
Standard At A Glance
- IS 1608
IS 1608 is an Indian standard that specifies the method for tensile testing metals and other metallic materials. This standard defines the mechanical properties that can be determined at ambient temperature and is identical to ISO 6892:1998. IS 1608 involves straining a specimen in tension, generally to fracture, for the purpose of determining one or more mechanical properties including, but not limited to maximum force, tensile strength, and total elongation. IS 1608 is a key standard for Indian manufacturers who use metals, such as those found in the automotive and consumer/industrial products industries.
IS 1608 was generated for Indian standard use, and only differs from ISO 6892 to accommodate grammar differences and to replace the word ‘International’ with ‘Indian’.
Materials Testing System
For metals testing we recommend one of Instron's high force systems combined with Bluehill Universal software. For those looking for a high force electromechanical solution, Instron's 5980 Series can accommodate testing up to 600 kN force capacity. Instron also offers a variety of hydraulic solutions for testing up to 2,000 kN. We also offer a wide selection of gripping solutions to accommodate the many different specimen types allowed by IS 1608.
|IS 1608 Test Setup|
|1)||Industrial Series LX System
|2)||Bluehill Universal Software
|3)||Hydraulic Side-Action Grips
|4)||Axial Clip-On Extensometer|
Bluehill Universal Software is built from the ground-up for touch interaction and an intuitive user experience. Discover simpler and smarter testing with features such as pre-loaded test methods, QuickTest in seconds, enhanced data exporting: and Instron Connect – a new feature that provides a direct communication link to Service. Users of previous versions of software such as Bluehill 2 and Bluehill 3 can easily upgrade to the newest version of Bluehill.
5980 floor models are robust, heavy-duty frames commonly used for testing high-strength metals and alloys, advanced composites, aerospace and automotive structures, bolts, fasteners, and plate steels.
Featuring a dual test space and a single footprint, these frames are available in capacities of 300 kN and 600 kN. The Industrial Series DX models are designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing.
Featuring a large, single test space that delivers exceptional flexibility and a small footprint, Instron's LX models are available in a 300 kN capacity and are designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing.
Instron's 100 kN hydraulic wedge grips provide an innovative solution for high-capacity testing and delivery enhanced gripping performance, usability, and operator safety.