Tinius Olsen TM (Electro-mechanical Testing Machine)
Tension and Compression with a capacity of 300,000N Adaptive hardware available for a variety of tests. Lloyds TM (Electro-mechanical digital Testing Machine). Tension and Compression with a capacity of 30,000N Adaptive hardware available for small bending tests.See Video
Tension Test System
Tension test system consisting of hydraulically-operated grips designed to test large, in-grade specimens in tension.See Video
Post Flexure TM (Electro-mechanical Testing machine)
"Pure" Bending Machine for testing of large test panels. Unique design allows friction free bending under load.See Video
Concentrated Load TM (Hydraulic-mechanical Testing machine)
Testing for performance evaluation of panels for floors and roofs over a preset span.See Video
UDL TM (Vacuum pump & chamber)
The Uniform Distributed Load TM allows large panels to be tested under a vacuum load, for use in concrete forms etc. with a variable span width capability.See Video
Other Test Equipment
Wall Racking TM (Hydraulic-mechanical Testing machine)
8 ft Wall sections with applied sheathing panels are evaluated for racking strength. Uplift and buckling forces are minimal.
Panels are placed in a 30 degree angle and sprayed with water to one side only. Water temperature varies between 60 and 65 degree F.
Humidity Conditioning Chamber
2100 cu ft chamber of precise humidity control.