Quick Tips for Testing: Active Zones in Bluehill Universal
In this video, we explore Active Zone display, a feature of Bluehill® Universal 4.25 and later.
An "Active Zone" refers to a dynamic visual display that shows the ongoing test's specific zone within your test workspace. These zones can encompass various stages like pre-loading, temperature soaking, multiple speeds, and more.
Bluehill Universal is the testing industry’s most powerful and advanced testing software. Its intuitive workflows are designed to simplify operator training, increase testing efficiency, and minimize safety hazards. Bluehill Universal is available with an Operator Dashboard on new 6800 and 3400 systems. It can also be added to existing 6800, 3400, 5900, 3300, 5500, 59R, and IS02 static testing systems, in addition to systems upgraded to 5900 and 6800 electronics. ElectroPuls™ and 8800 dynamic systems can also take advantage of Bluehill Universal’s versatility and ease of use when running static tests.
Revision History in Bluehill Universal
Revision history allows users to view the full version history of Bluehill methods, tested samples, and report templates. Each revision contains the details of the affected item, including a time stamp, both the previous and new values, and the name of the user who made the change.
Named Transducers in Bluehill Universal
Quick Tips for Testing: Bluehill® Universal 4.42 Calculation Fail Icons
In this video, we explore calculation fail icons, a feature of Bluehill Universal 4.42 and later. Calculation status details are now easily accessible to the user in the results table. If a result fails to calculate or a warning is triggered, an information icon appears in the associated cell of the results table, and the user can select the cell to find out why.
Quick Tips for Testing: Cable Management on 3400 and 6800 Series Systems
In this video, we explore the important role of cable management on Instron's 3400 and 6800 Series testing systems. Proper cable management ensures the efficient organization and protection of cables, resulting in improved safety, ease of use, and accurate and dependable test results.
Quick Tips for Testing: Clean Your Grips to Avoid Slips
In this video, we discuss the importance of regularly cleaning your grips to avoid specimen slippage and ensure accurate test results. Proper cleaning will ensure your grips are free of oil, residue, and debris and will increase frictional contact with your specimens.
Quick Tips for Testing: Graduating with Cylinders
In this video, we discuss the benefits of using the engraved graduated markings on side action grips to aid in the proper alignment of specimens.