Compression, Hardness, Tensile Testing and Crack Detection
Engineering Systems specialise in the
production of small mechanical strength testing machines. Three
different machines are available, each one has a particular
range of applications, from tablet hardness testing to crack
detection in hard metals and ceramics. They are all used for
research or industrial testing and are suitable for use within
numerous organisations and environments.
- C53 - Typically used for tablet hardness (crush) testing of Pharmaceutical tablets. It is also used to test confectionary, typically mints and for compression testing other small items.
- CT6 - Used to test larger items e.g. washing powder tablets in 3 point or 4 point bending, and for compression testing of industrial pellets up to 500 kg.
- CK10 - Equipped with an acoustic sensor to enable micro-crack or flaw detection in ceramic materials, by 'Hertzian indentation' testing, and crack detection in coated materials. Can be used for Edge Toughness Testing (Edge Flaking) of brittle materials, typically hard metal and ceramic tool tips.
- C50 - This has now been replaced by the C53.
- CT5 - This has been replaced by the CT6.
The C50 was designed in 1992 and during the last 15 years has been one of the best selling Tablet Hardness Testers. However, there was demand for a lower priced, higher specification machine. The advances in electronic circuitry, firmware techniques and manufacturing technology have enabled us to replace the C50 with the higher specification C53, at lower cost and still retaining the ruggedness of the C50. We intend to support the maintenance and repair of all existing C50s for a minimum of another 10 years.
|3-point or 4-point bend testing. Special rigs and pillar extensions can be produced for other testing requirements. The CT6 includes connections for a weigh balance, calliper, and an acoustic sensor for fracture / crack detection. Test results and statistics can be output via USB, RS232 or printed using the internal printer.|
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