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Mechanical Testing Lab


Location: Room No.104 ACMS

Mechanical Testing Lab Brochure

Instrument: Instron_Universal Testing Machine
Model/Supplier: Instron-1195 (retrofit by BiSS India Pvt. Ltd)

instron

Machine Specifications:

 

Type of Machine

Screw-driven

Maximum Capacity

100 kN

Minimum Load can be Tested

1 gm

Type of Tests can be
Performed

Tensile, Compression, 3-pt Bend, 4-pt Bend, Loading
Unloading and Oil dip tensile (upto 400
oC in silicon oil)

Types of Material can be
Tested

Metallic, Plastic, Ceramic, Rubber and Fiber

Available Load Cells

Tensile ‘or’ Compression:- 200 N, 800 N, 2 kN,
100 kN
Tensile only:- 50 gm
Compression only:- 50 kg, 2 kg

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round, Flat, Sheet, Wire, Rod or Tubular

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 40 mm/min
Min:- 0.005 mm/min

Crosshead Displacement

Max:-700 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke, Load and Strain

Type of Extensometers

GL 25 mm (travel 2.5 mm), GL 25 mm (travel 25 mm),
COD- 10mm and Transverse- 12.5 mm


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

350 mm

50 mm

(b) Diameter

12 mm

 

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

350 mm

20 mm

(d) Thickness

12 mm

> 0 mm

(e) Width

25 mm

No limi



 

Instrument: 100kN_BiSS_Universal Testing Machine
Model/Supplier: BiSS India Pvt. Ltd.

utm100kn


Machine Specifications:

Type of Machine

Hydraulic

Maximum Capacity

100 kN

Minimum Load can be Tested

0.01 kN

Type of Tests can be Performed

Tensile, Compression, 3-pt Bend, 4-pt Bend, Loading
Unloading, Fatigue, FCP, J1C/K1C & DIC

Temperature Tests

Low Temp:- -20 oC to 180 oC (Tensile, Compression
and Fatigue)
High Temp:- upto 1000
oC (Tensile and Fatigue)

Types of Material can be Tested

Metallic, Plastic and Composite

Available Load Cells

Tensile & Compression:- 5 kN, 10 kN & 100 kN

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round, Round-Threaded (M8,M10 & M12), CT, Flat and
Sheet

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 60 mm/sec
Min:- 0.001 mm/min

Crosshead Displacement

Max:- +/- 80 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke, Load and Strain

Type of Extensometers

Room Temp:- GL 12.5 mm (travel 2.5 mm),
GL 12.5 mm (travel 0.5 mm)
High Temp:- GL 25 mm (travel 5 mm) & COD- 5 mm


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

700 mm

65 mm

(b) Diameter

20 mm

2 mm

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

700 mm

65 mm

(d) Thickness

18 mm

0.5 mm

(e) Width

50 mm

No limi



 

Instrument: 100kN_MTS_Universal Testing Machine
Model/Supplier: MTS-610

utm100kn

Machine Specifications:

Type of Machine

Hydraulic

Maximum Capacity

100 kN

Minimum Load can be Tested

0.001 kN

Type of Tests can be Performed

Tensile, Compression, Fatigue, 3-pt Bend, 4-pt Bend,
Loading-Unloading, FCP & J1C/K1C

Temperature Tests

High Temp:- upto 1000 oC (Tensile and Fatigue)

Types of Material can be Tested

Metallic, Plastic, Composite and Rubber

Available Load Cells

Tensile & Compression:- 10 kN & 100 kN

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round, Flat, Sheet, Wire and Compact-Tension (CT)

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 70 mm/sec
Min:- 0.001 mm/min

Crosshead Displacement

Max:- +/- 80 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke, Load and Strain

Type of Extensometers

Room Temp:- GL 12.5 mm (travel 2.5 mm),
GL 12.5 mm (travel 0.5 mm)
High Temp:- GL 25 mm (travel 5 mm) & COD- 5 mm


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

700 mm

65 mm

(b) Diameter

25 mm

4 mm

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

700 mm

65 mm

(d) Thickness

25 mm

0.5 mm

(e) Width

50 mm

No limit


Instrument: Axial Tension Torsion Machine_100KN/500Nm
Model/Supplier: BiSS India Pvt. Ltd.

100kn

Machine Specifications:

Type of Machine

Hydraulic

Maximum Capacity

Axial:- 100 kN & Torque:- 500 Nm

Minimum Load can be Tested

0.001 kN

Type of Tests can be
Performed

Tensile, Tension-Torsion, Torsion-360o (Low cycle),
Low-cycle Fatigue

Temperature Tests

High Temp:- upto 1000 oC induction heater

Types of Material can be
Tested

Metallic, Plastic, Composite and Rubber

Available Load Cells

100 kN Bi-axial

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round and Flat

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 70 mm/sec
Min:- 0.001 mm/min

Crosshead Displacement

Max:- +/- 75 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke and Load


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

300 mm

92 mm

(b) Diameter

25 mm

3 mm

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

300 mm

92 mm

(d) Thickness

18 mm

0.5 mm

(e) Width

70 mm

No limit



Instrument: High Temperature Creep Testing Machine
Model/Supplier: BiSS India Pvt. Ltd.

creep

Machine Specifications:

Type of Machine

Electrically Actuated

Maximum Capacity

50 kN

Minimum Load can be Tested

0.01 kN

Type of Tests can be Performed

Creep, Tensile and Compression

Temperature Tests

High Temp:- upto 1000 oC (Creep and Tensile)

Types of Material can be Tested

Metallic

Available Load Cells

Tensile & Compression:- 50 kN

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round-Threaded (M12 & M16)

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 375 mm/min
Min:- 0.005 mm/min

Crosshead Displacement

Max:- +/- 80 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke, Load and Strain

Type of Extensometers

High Temp:- GL 25 mm (travel 5 mm)


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

120 mm

92 mm

(b) Diameter

16 mm

12 mm

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

120 mm

92 mm

(d) Thickness

10 mm

1 mm

(e) Width

20 mm

10 mm



Instrument: Slow Strain Testing Machine
Model/Supplier: BiSS India Pvt. Ltd.

ssrt

Machine Specifications:

Type of Machine

Electrically Actuated

Maximum Capacity

50 kN

Minimum Load can be Tested

0.01 kN

Type of Tests can be Performed

Tensile with corrosion (in solution)

Temperature Tests

Room Temperature

Types of Material can be Tested

Metallic

Available Load Cells

Tensile 50 kN

Types of Sample can be Tested

Round-Threaded (M6, M10, & M12)

Pin-loaded flat sample

Crosshead Speed
(Strain rate)

Max:- 10^2 per sec
Min:- 10^-7 per sec

Crosshead Displacement

Max:- +/- 80 mm

Type of Test Control

Stroke, Load and Strain

Type of Extensometers

GL 25 mm (travel 5 mm)


Sample Dimensions:

Round Specimen

 

Max

Min

(a) Length

120 mm

60 mm

(b) Diameter

12 mm

6 mm

 

Flat Specimen

(c) Length

120 mm

60 mm

(d) Thickness

40 mm

20 mm

(e) Width

8 mm

>0 mm


CONTACT

Convener: Prof. S. Shekhar (shashank@iitk.ac.in) Internal:6528
Lab Incharge: Rama Krishana(ramkris@iitk.ac.in) Internal:7878
Lab Staff: Anoop Kumar Raut (anoopr@iitk.ac.in) Internal:7878
Operator: Shiva kumar Manipatil Internal:7878