Wood Tension Fixtures
Wood is commonly employed as an engineering material in the construction and furniture industry. With its broad range of physical and mechanical properties, wood from different species of trees can be chosen to suit specific application requirements. The strength of wood is influenced by factors, such as the types of loading, direction and duration of loading, moisture content and temperature. Standards, such as ASTM D143, cover testing methods to determine the mechanical properties including flexure strength, tensile strength and shear strength of wood. This allows engineers to compare the properties of various species before choosing one which best fits the engineering requirements.
Instron offer a number of tensile fixture which along with an Instron testing machine and Bluehill software help to determine strength parallel or perpendicular to the grain, cleavage strengths,Internal bond strengths and specific requirements like nail or screw withdrawal strength. Other standards Instron wood testing fixtures conform to include ASTM D1037, ASTM D1761, BS373, BS5669, JIS A5905, JIS A5906 and JIS A5908.
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2820-003 Cleavage Fixture for MONNIN specimens Meets BS 373 and ASTM D 143 10 kN(1000 kgf, 2250 lbf) force capacity Designed for 50 mm (2 in) x 76 mm (3 in) specimen cleavage area
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Bluehill 2 材料测试软件为上代软件包的第二代产品。原软件包是一种全面集成的模块化软件包，可为当今的试验室管理人员及测试人员提供简单、量身定做的应用解决方案。Bluehill 2 软件不但可以用于标准的拉伸、压缩、弯曲、剥离、撕裂和摩擦试验，还增加了一些独特的新功能
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2820-005 Nail or Screw Withdrawal Fixture 25 kN (2500 kgf, 5625 lbf) force capacity for screw withdrawal 10 kN (1000 kgf, 2250 lbf) force capacity for nail withdrawal Designed for 50 mm x 50 mm x 150 mm (2 in x 2 in x 6 in) specimen sizes Meets ASTM D 143, ASTM D 1037 and ASTM D 1761
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Issue 3 - Accessory Newsletter February 2006 - Wood Testing Fixtures Grip Types part 1 Specimen Gripping Solutions and Care part 1
Accessory e-newsletter containing articles on wood fixtures and part one of gripping solutions and care
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2820-061 Internal Bond Fixture for Wood
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2820-008 Tension Grips - Perpendicular to Grain Meets ASTM D 143 10 kN(1000 kgf, 2250 lbf) force capacity Designed for 50 mm x 50 mm x 62 mm (2 in x 2 in x 2.5 in) specimens
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The 2820 Series of wood bend fixtures are designed in accordance with common International Standards for performing flexure tests on a range of wood products.
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2820-060 Shear Test Fixture for Wood
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