Machine Features
• Integral PC system running full universal windows software with industry standard and customer specific test
methods pre-installed.
• Touch screen display with active tester control panel
and readout screen showing real time test curves calculated results and statistics. Height adjustable and fully
• Optional full color printer system mounted on universal
position swivel arm.
• Fully digital testing system with high precision control
and accuracy, includes automated computer control of
test methods giving simplicity of operation.
• High resolution auto ranging load cells with accuracies
better than +/-0.5% down to 1/1000th of the load cell
• Automatic recognition and calibration of load cells and
extensometers, with instant calibration check facility.
• 800% overload capability of load cells without damage.
• Small footprint design, giving economy of bench and
floor space.
• High efficiency pre-loaded self cleaning ballscrews for
fast, quiet testing. Fitted with sealed for life lubricated
end bearings.
• Crosshead guidance system providing precise alignment and smooth running.
Model AT offers integrated
PC with touch screen control
• Precision crosshead control via digital AC servo drive
and brushless servo motor giving maintenance free
operation and 4,000,000 steps per revolution positional
• High speed data collection systems for up to 4 synchronous channels.
The 2.5kN is a single-column, Universal tester.
In stand-alone mode the machine can be programmed with up to 100 different test methods
ranging from the most basic to the most sophisticated machine control, all with full graphics and statistical display. It is the ideal solution
to testing problems where there is a need for
precise, efficient and consistent performance.
• 6 I/O channels for additional devices such as extensometers, micrometers, callipers, balances etc.
Applications in Plastics, Cord, Textiles, Food,
Rubber, Nonwovens, Packaging, Adhesives,
Wire, Wood Products and Composites.
• Telescopic covers giving additional protection for
ballscrews against dust and testing debris.
• High stiffness loading frames with solid specialised
steel crossheads and rigid extruded support columns
with T-slots for accessory mounting.
• Overload, overtravel and impact protection.
• Extensive range of grips and fixtures for tension, compression, flexural, shear, peel and product testing.
• A wide range of contacting and non-contacting extensometers is available including laser and video models.
winTest™ Analysis
Powerful Software
winTest™ Analysis universal testing software is a multi-functional and fully customizable software
package that supports all industry standards including ISO, ASTM and BS EN specifications. Test specifications supported include tensile, compression, flexural, peel, tear, burst, adhesion, shear, cyclic and
hardness. Additional flexibility is provided by user-defined multistage step testing for highly specialised
testing requirements.
Easy to Use Touch Screen
The on screen control panel allows the operator full control of
all tester functions and the ability to conduct manual tests.
It give easy access directly to stored test methods and many
other functions. Interactive touch screen facility is available on
AT models.
Enhanced Graphics
Multiple result/graphs test sheets.
Graphs with zoom facility.
Real-time graphs.
Test results using industry standard calculations.
Gradients or critical sections of graphs with movable
Develop Your Own Methods
User defined machine control routines.
Customized test calculations
Auto scaling graphical displays.
Comprehensive print outs
Interface with peripheral equipment.
Graphs with configurative axes, best fit
Additional Features
•Pre-defined industry standard test methods available.
•Ability to create and store unlimited number of additional test
•Comprehensive stored library of industry standards calculations.
•Graphical representation of all stored calculations.
•Retrospective analysis of all test calculations.
•Selectable pass fail criteria for all calculations.
•Upper and lower limits cursors displayed on graph screen.
•Multi-lingual support with one key press.
•Support for a wide range of peripherals including balances,
extensometers, thickness measurement devices, temperature
chambers etc.
•Operates under Windows 98™ se, NT, 2000, XP
Analyze your data your way
Copy your results into Microsoft™ Word to produce your
own presentation-quality test reports. Output your data
in CSV format for importing into spreadsheets including
Microsoft Excel and standard ‘off-the-shelf’ SPC packages and Laboratory Manager software. Convert your
results into Microsoft™ Access database format. Additional modules are also available that will filter test data
to produce long term statistical data that can be used for
creating SPC charts for detailed trend analysis Operates
under Windows™ 98 se, NT, 2000, XP
Hardware requirements
Minimum System
Windows 98™ Second Edition
1GHz Processor
128 MB RAM
250 MB hard disk space. This is only to install the software,
the program also requires hard disk space to store data, this
should also be taken into consideration.
Both computer and monitor must be capable of displaying a
resolution of 1024 x 768.
CD-ROM drive for installation.
1 x Free serial port
Model AT
2.5 kN
Max speed at full load
1000 mm/min
0.3 kW
Weight kg
92kg (203 lbs)
Vertical space
1170 mm
Number of Columns
Crosshead travel/
1000 by 0.001 mm
Windows™ XP Software
200 Ø mm
Operating temp
degree C
-10 ° to +40 ° C
Frame stiffness
5 kN/mm
Operating humidity
+10 to +90% non-condensing
Speed range
0.001 to 1000 mm/min
Machine Configuration
Table top, base cabinet available
Speed Accuracy
+/- 0.1% under stable conditions.
Data Sampling rate
Maximum 12kHz with up to 200Hz data
Linear slides integral within
Overall dimensions
590 mm x 450 mm x 1475 mm
23 in x 18 in x 58 in
Max force at full
speed kN
2.5 kN
Electrical supply
Dual input selectable 115 or 230V, 1ph
+/- 0.5% of reading down to 1/1000th of load cell capacity.
Available load cells:
5N, 10N, 20N, 100N, 250N, 500N. 1kN, 2.5kN
Maximum of four load cells up to capacity of machine.
Force Measurement
Universally Calibrated, better than Grade 0.5 EN 75001, DIN 51221 ASTM E-4. AFNOR A03-501. Range 0.4%
to 100% minimum. Automatic identification of load cell.
Resolution 1 part in 500000 with autoranging. Electronic load cell protection.
Extension Measurement
Full frame length to 0.001mm. Resolution 0.001 min.
Accuracy 0.01mm. Absolute, relative and auxiliary
modes mm, inch and percent. Programmable extension
Speed Control
Drive system temperature and current protection. Positional jog speed 0.001mm/min to maximum. Speed
setting increments 0.001mm/min.
Load Frame
Rigid frame, using dual slide crosshead guidance system and rigid extruded support column. Frame stiffness
5kN/mm plus K factor facility built-in. Re-circulating ball
screw with bellows. Electronic limit trips, total travel
trips and customer programmable safety stops. Rubber
mat front protection.
Comprehensive winTest™ Analysis universal windows
software covering tensile, compression, peel, shear,
tear, cyclic, creep and multi stage testing. It includes
a wide range of industry standard test methods and
facility to create and store an unlimited number of
further test methods. There is automated storage of all
test data and ease of export to other software packages such as word, excel, access and SPC systems for
enhanced report generation. winTest™ Reports is an enhancement to winTest Analysis to add flexibility to data
analysis and statistical reporting. The package provides
a report generation capability that can include longterm statistics and control charts for all specified calculations. winTest Reports™ can also be configured to
display headings, titles, company logos, graphs, charts,
pop-up menus and specific technical information.
In addition to standard fixtures we can test your specimens in our applications laboratory and design special
grips and fixtures for custom applications. Models are
available with extended frames and wider throat.
Main Headquarters
Testing Machines Inc.
40 McCullough Drive
New Castle, DE 19720
Tel: (302) 613-5600
Fax: (302) 613-5619
Büchel BV
t/a Messmer Büchel
Fokkerstrat 24, 3905 KV
Veenendaal, Netherlands
Tel:+31 (0)318 521500
Fax:+31 (0)318 540358
Lako Tool and
Manufacturing Inc.
7400 Ponderosa Road
Perrysburg, Ohio 43552
Tel: (419) 662-5256
Fax: (419) 662-8225
Lawson Hemphill
1658 G A R Highway
Swansea, MA 02777 USA
Tel: (508) 679-5364
Fax: (508) 679-5396
Adamel Lhomargy SARL
Z.A. de l’Habitat, Bâtiment
6 Route d’Ozoir, 77680
Roissy en Brie, France
Tel:+33 (0) 1 64402910
Fax:+33 (0) 1 64409211
TMI Canada
40 McCullough Drive
New Castle, DE 19720
Tel: (302) 613-5600
Fax: (302) 613-5619
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