5940 Series Universal Testing Systems up to 2 kN (450 lbf) Force Capacity
Overview5940 Single Column Tabletop Testing Systems are universal, static testing systems that perform tensile and compression testing; and also perform shear, flexure, peel, tear, cyclic, and bend tests. The 5900 Series are engineered for precision, built for durability, and offer the flexibility for changing requirements.They are designed with standard and optional features that increase testing efficiency and improve the testing experience for the operator. Single column frames are commonly used for medical devices and biomaterials, textiles, elastomers, food, small components and microelectronics, wire, paper, and plastic film.
Two key advantages of 5940 single column systems are their small footprint and frame stiffness. The small footprint of the 5942, 5943, and 5944 saves valuable laboratory space, which is an important consideration when purchasing a testing instrument. The superior stiffness and alignment of the 5900 load frames ensures precise alignment when testing everything from biomaterials to wire or plastic film. The rigid mechanical design guarantees the best possible conditions for repeatable test conditions and reliable results.
- Load measurement accuracy: +/- 0.5% of reading down to 1/1000 of load cell capacity option (2580 Series load cells)
- Up to 2.5 kHz data acquisition rate option simultaneous on load, extension, and strain channels
- Speed range of 0.05 - 2500 mm/min (0.002 - 100 in/min)
- Customizable Control Panel
- Compatible with Bluehill® Software
- Automatic transducer recognition for load cells and extensometers
- Small footprint saves space
- Thousands of optional grips and fixtures
- Full CE compliance
Range of Models
- 0.5 kN (112 lbf) capacity
- 726 mm (28.6 in) vertical test space*
- 1 kN (225 lbf) capacity
- 1123 mm (44.2 in) vertical test space*
- 2 kN (450 lbf) capacity
- 1123 mm (44.2 in) vertical test space*
*Total vertical test space is the distance from the top surface of the base platen to the bottom surface of the moving crosshead, excluding load cell, grips, and fixtures.
Note: specifications are subject to change without notice.
5900 Universal Testing Systems are engineered for precision, built for durability, and offer the flexibility for changing requirements. They are designed with standard and optional features that increase testing efficiency and improve the testing experience for the operator. A wide range of models are available for testing capacities from < 100N up to 600kN.
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The System Support guide details the requirements, specifications, handling instructions, installation procedures, and maintenance details.
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The Operators' Guide provides the information you need to know to start testing after the system has been installed and set up for the first time. The document provides a detailed introduction, notes on prepping the system, and information on testing specimens.
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Instron’s unrivaled application expertise and best-in-class service allows us to provide the best ownership experience and customer satisfaction. With Instron Connect, we are introducing a powerful communication platform that brings our support engineers closer to your instruments and your organization.
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This document describes the architecture and security features of Instron Connect. It is intended to help business and technical decision makers understand how Instron Connect operates within your environment and how it meets your technical security requirements. Additionally, it addresses questions about key issues such as communication through firewalls and network security. The purpose of Instron Connect is to bring operators of Instron systems located anywhere connecting to Instron Connect, customers will experience greater system uptime, a streamlined support experience, and receive important notifications and software updates from Instron.
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Bluehill Universal Software is built from the ground-up for touch interaction and an intuitive user experience. Discover simpler and smarter testing with features such as pre-loaded test methods, QuickTest in seconds, enhanced data exporting: and Instron Connect – a new feature that provides a direct communication link to Service. Users of previous versions of software such as Bluehill 2 and Bluehill 3 can easily upgrade to the newest version of Bluehill.
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Instron® Bluehill Universal is the latest offering of material and component testing software. Built from the ground up for touch interaction, Bluehill Universal offers a new layout and enhanced features, giving users a simpler, cleaner interface for their testing system. The large touchpoints and intuitive touch gestures of Bluehill Universal offer a renewed, yet familiar software environment for all Instron users. Instron’s Bluehill Universal Operator Dashboard includes both the hardware and software necessary to get you on the path to simpler testing routines and refreshingly faster workflows.
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As technology advances, Instron® makes the best effort to stay on the forefront of innovation and provide our customers with the best solutions for mechanical testing. Bluehill Universal, Instron’s latest version of static testing software, is built for touch interaction, helping you and your organization take advantage of faster and simpler workflows, while maintaining the power and flexibility users expect from Bluehill software. As we introduce new versions of software, we recommend that users stay as up to date as possible to take advantage of the latest features, bug fixes, and operating systems.
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