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5900 Series Confi dence in Your Results

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Confidence in Your Results 5900 Series

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Make an Informed Decision 2 Make an Informed Decision p13 Service and Support What about after-sales support? p11 User Interface What is important to my operators? p7 Performance How is performance defi ned? p5 Applications How will the 5900 meet my needs? p3 5900 Series at a Glance Which system is right for me? When performance matters, choose Instron® — the most trusted name in mechanical testing. Exceptional performance packaged in innovative frames, designed with enhancements that deliver superior accuracy and reliability, improved ergonomics, and an enhanced overall experience for the operator.

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5900 Series at a Glance 3 Applications Single Column Tabletop Systems for Low-Force Testing • Capacities up to 2 kN • Small footprint saves valuable laboratory space • Commonly used for medical devices and biomaterials, textiles, elastomers, food, small components and microelectronics, wire, paper, and plastic fi lm Dual Column Tabletop Systems for Mid-Range Testing • Capacities up to 50 kN • Multi-purpose, tabletop instruments meet versatile requirements • Commonly used for plastics, metals, rubber materials, automotive components, composites, and non-ambient temperature applications Dual Column...

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How Will the 5900 Meet My Needs? Application-Based Testing Solutions Our mission at Instron® is to be recognized as the world’s leader in mechanical testing instrumentation. Our goal is to provide our customers the best ownership experience by delivering the highest quality products, expert support, and world-class service. With more than 75 years in the materials testing industry, Instron testing instruments are routinely found in applications and industries, such as plastics, metals, composites, elastomers, components, textiles, aerospace, automotive, and biomedical. For the most up-to-date...

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How is Performance Defined? A survey of our customers tells us that performance can be defi ned in numerous ways — durability, precision, fl exibility, and usability. Performance is the most important criterion by which a decision to purchase a testing instrument is determined. At Instron®, performance is the foundation upon which our products are designed and built... What does performance mean to you? 7 Performance Engineered for Precision All 5900 Series servo-control and signal conditioning electronics are designed by Instron specifi cally for materials testing applications. Proprietary Load...

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Stiff Frames for High-Strength Materials Pre-loaded bearings and precision ball screws, a thick crosshead and base beam, and low-stretch drive belts contribute to better performance by producing more accurate modulus and strain values and minimizing the energy stored during a test. This is especially evident when testing high-strength materials such as aerospace composites, metal alloys, and crystalline polymers. Precision Guidance for Alignment and Bending When performing a uniaxial test, accurate stress and strain results can only be achieved with a system that contains robust, precise guidance...

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Piggyback Adapter Allows you to quickly attach a low-capacity load cell without removing the primary cell. No tools needed! Quick-Mount Load Cell Adapter Positions and holds the load cell in place while mounting bolts are secured or removed. T-Slot Table Available for testing components, parts, or unusual shapes. The table mounts to the load frame base and uses standard hold-down clamps to secure the test piece. 9 Performance Flexibility to Change Instruments used in Research and Development laboratories must adapt to continually changing environments. From the ability to quickly change load cells...

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Pneumatic Grips Brand new pneumatic grips feature 7 key advances for usability and safety, including pinch-guards and a specimen-centering device. Pneumatic Side-Action Grips Control Panel The all-new 5900 Series Control Panel includes a combination of action keys and live displays to facilitate testing and to improve effi ciency. Test Area Light Increased lighting in the test area allows for better visibility of the specimen and grips. Performance 10 Designed for Usability Experience is improved and testing is enhanced with the 5900 System’s Control Panel, a re-designed family of Pneumatic Side-Action...

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What is Important to My Operators? “I want to start testing with the least amount of steps and mouse-clicks possible, while staying close to the machine so I can be ready to load the next specimen.” 11 User Interface Customize the Work Station Assign values to 2 soft keys based on any one of the pre-programmed Bluehill® 2 Software functions, decreasing set up time and increasing testing effi ciency. Utilize live displays to monitor real-time data from any 2 channels (for example, load, extension, tensile stress, and more). Minimize Steps Conducting a test directly from the control panel allows...

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Precise Positioning Fine Position adjustment thumbwheel, with tactile feedback, with 0.004 mm resolution for precise positioning of the crosshead when performing sensitive testing. Protect Your Specimen Specimen Protect prevents any load from being applied to the specimen outside a set threshold — protecting your valuable specimens from damage. User Interface 12

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13 Service and Support Support for the Life of Your Equipment Instron® is the largest supplier of materials testing machines in the world. Our reliable testing systems can run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. However, if something does go wrong, or you have a question, we offer a variety of resources to ensure you receive the assistance you need as soon as you need it. Resources at your fi ngertips • www.instron.com • Our Testing Solutions section provides answers to your most current testing challenges • Access to our complete online Accessories catalog We are only a phone...

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Americas Worldwide Headquarters 3 Manufacturing Facilities 200+ Sales and Service Engineers Europe, Middle East, Africa European Headquarters 3 Manufacturing Facilities 150+ Sales and Service Engineers Asia, Australia 2 Manufacturing Facilities 120+ Sales and Service Engineers Global Support that is Local to You Instron is a registered trademark of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW). Other names, logos, icons and marks identifying Instron products and services referenced herein are trademarks of ITW and may not be used without the prior written permission of ITW. Other product and company names listed...

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