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Testing machine for mechanical material and component characteristics

Measurement Compressive stress, bending stress, tension/e-modulus, cyclic loading, nail tensile test, T-peel test, shear strength, bond strength
Standards DIN EN 826, DIN EN 13163, DIN EN 12310-1, DIN EN ISO 11339
Measurement object Insulation materials, textiles, plastics, building materials, concrete samples, adhesions, air-tightness-layers, roof underlays

Technical data

Maximum loads
(compressive stress/tension)
a) 20 kN (compressive stress, shearing, bending, tension)
b) 400 kN (compressive stress)

Max. size of test samples
Compressive stress
a) 300 × 300 mm
b) 420 × 520 mm
Bending stress 350 × 450 mm
Tension test 500 × 80 × 10 mm
Max. lift a) 900 mm
b) 50 mm
Temperature Standard: room temperature. Pre-tempering of the specimen between −40 to +300 °C possible

Special feature

Universal usage Force or distance controlled load types possible, a number of standard test methods are via database quickly available, custom test methods possible, generation of dynamic loads


The test laboratory is recognized by the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik (DIBt) as a testing facility under applicable building regulations LBO No. BWU10 and as a Notified Body No. 1004 to the terms of the Regulation of Construction Products (EU-BauPVO). It has been granted flexible accreditation under DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 by the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS) under accreditation No. D‑PL‑11140‑11-04.