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Norplex-Micarta has added a Model 4486 Instron machine to their quality assurance laboratory, designed to evaluate the mechanical properties of materials.
The machine is equipped with pneumatic jaws with a 60,000 pound load capacity and Norplex say it has the ability to test strength and modulus physical properties on sheets up to 1.125″ thick and tubes with a maximum OD of 1.40. It is also equipped with an environmental oven having a temperature range of -100º F to 600º F.
The Instron test system is one of several recent capital expenditures Norplex-Micarta has made which they intended to ensure that customers are offered premium manufacturing and testing services.
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