Torsion Testing

Materials and structures that are submitted to torsional load typically exhibit unique failure modes due to shear stresses.

Equipment

Two of Zymetrix’ Bose Electroforce test frames are equipped with torsion motors and load cells, each covering a different load range.

Model Torque Displacement
 

Peak Capacity

Measurement Range Accuracy Speed Rotation
Electroforce 3220 5.6 Nm

Two load cell ranges available:

0.07 Nm,  5.6 Nm

+- 0.5% of measurement range NA 10 rotations
Electroforce 3550 49 Nm

Two load cell ranges available:

14 Nm, 49 Nm

+- 0.5% of measurement range NA 10 rotations

 

Applications

We have conducted torsional testing of bone, catheters and athletic footwear; and we have the capacity to test a variety of devices.