Mechanical Testing Capabilities

The Materials Engineering Laboratory of Imperia Engineering Partners is equipped with an Instron 5985 Electrical Mechanical 250kN test frame for Tensile, Compression, 3 or 4 Points Bending, Cyclic Fatigue, Peel, Burst, Stress Relaxation Test, and more.

Some highlights of Imperia’s capabilities:

  • Computer-Controlled Testing
  • Custom fixturing for standard or non-standard sample and component testing.
  • Numerous load cells range from 250g to 250kN
  • Environmental Chamber: -50 to 600 °F
  • Oversize testing space for the test frame
  • Programmable data acquisition system
  • All ranges of materials can be tested.
  • Some examples:
    • Metals: Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, etc.
    • Composites
    • Polymers
    • Biological Materials
  • Component testing:
    • Electrical Board
    • Springs
    • Hard Hats
    • Bolt Testing
    • Electric Insulator
    • Etc.