Test Machines Australia offers a wide range of impact testing machines to measure the strength of a material or compound when subject to a sudden force. Impact testing is a crucial part of many engineering processes and helps to ensure that all materials or parts used in a build or construction project not only meet the necessary strength and durability requirements but surpass them. The aim of impact testing is to determine at what force the material will fail and to ensure that it is safe to use in the given circumstance.
Our impact testers are suitable for a diverse range of industries, including rubber, packaging, and plastics manufacturers, universities, and high-end manufacturers. The test machines are designed to observe the mechanics that a material will exhibit when it experiences a shock loading that causes the specimen to immediately deform, fracture or rupture completely.
To perform an impact test, the sample is placed into a holding fixture with the geometry and orientation determined by the type of test that is used. Then a known weight, generally but not always in the shape of a pendulum, is released from a known height so that it collides with the specimen with a sudden force. This collision between the weight and specimen generally results in the destruction of the specimen but the transfer of energy between the two is used to determine the fracture mechanics of the material.
Test Machines Australia is dedicated to providing reliable and accurate impact testing equipment to our customers. We’re always available to answer any questions you may have about our range of available testing machines. Trust us for all of your impact testing needs.
Impact tests’ objectives are:
Impact testing is used to evaluate the ability of a material to withstand the energy of a sudden force or collision. The purpose of impact testing is to determine the impact strength, toughness, fracture resistance, or impact resistance of a material. This information is vital in selecting materials for applications that involve rapid loading processes, such as in vehicular collisions. The results of impact testing are used to ensure that the materials can withstand the force of the impact and perform as required in the intended use.