Tensile Testing Lab

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Applied Technical Services has an extensive Tensile Testing Lab with a wide range of capabilities. Our services can measure your materials force limitations giving you better understanding of its quality and strength. Our technically advanced machines measure time, force, elongation and reduction of area.

ATS Labs

Our laboratories are accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in multiple disciplines including mechanical, chemistry, calibration, and nondestructive testing. It is the policy of ATS to provide clients with the highest quality of services including clear and accurate test results in accordance with applicable standards and specifications. Our engaged employees are friendly and qualified and deliver services in a timely manner.

Range of Capabilities

  • Mechanical Testing Lab – Maximum force capacity is 400,000lbs and offers testing with elevated temperatures up to 1800°F
  • Polymers Testing Lab – Maximum force capacity is 10,000lbs and offers testing with reduced and elevated temperatures ranging from -70 °C to 250°C (-19°F to 482°F).
  • Uniaxial Machines

Commonly Tested Material

  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Rubber
  • Composites
  • Fasteners
  • Metal Wire
  • Tubes
  • Welds

Popular Standards
  • ASTM A370 14 - Standard Test Mehtods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
  • ASTM B557 – Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing Wrought and Cast Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products
  • ASTM C633 – Standard Test Method for Adhesion or Cohesion Strength of Thermal Spray Coatings
  • ASTM C297/C297M – Standard Test Method for Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions
  • ASTM D3039/D3909M – Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
  • ASTM D412 – Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers-Tension
  • ASTM D5766 – Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers-Tension
  • ASTM D638 – Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D6742/D6742M – Standard Practice for Filled Hole Tension and Compression Testing of polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
  • ASTM D882 – Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting
  • ASTM E8/E8M – Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
  • ASTM E21 – Standard Test Methods for Elevated Temperature Tension Tests of Metallic Materials
  • ASTM E345 – Standard Test Methods of Tension Testing of Metallic Foil
  • ASTM F606/F606M – Standard Test Methods for Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, Direct Tension Indicators and Rivets
  • ASTM F1147 – Standard Test Method for Tension Testing of Calcium Phosphate and Metallic Coating
  • ISO 527 – Plastics – Determination of Tensile Properties
  • ISO 6892-1 Metallic Materials – Tensile Testing – Part 1: Room Temperature
  • ISO 6892-2 Metallic Materials – Tensile Testing – Part 2: Elevated Temperature
  • ISO 37 – Rubber, Vulcanized or Thermoplastic – Determination of Tensile Stress-Strain Properties
  • JIS Z 2201 – Japanese Standard for Tensile Test for Metallic Materials
  • JIS Z 2241 – Japanese Standard for Tensile Test for Metallic Materials at Room Temperature
  • MIL-STD-1312-8 – Fastener Pull-Through Strength Test Method
  • NASM 1312-8 – Fastener Test Methods, Tensile Strength
  • SAE J429 – Automotive Standard for Tensile Strength in Fasteners
  • SAE J995 – Automotive Standard for Tensile Strength in Nuts and Bolts

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