This family of bend fixtures is designed for 3-point and 4-point bend testing of plastics, metals, ceramics, tubing, and many other materials. Two base sizes are available, along with an upper anvil, and optional roller diameters. Use a base-anvil combination for 3-point bend testing or two bases for 4-point bend testing.Bases feature movable blocks with multiple V-grooves to accept several roller diameters. 10 mm dia. rollers are included, and other sizes are available. The bases feature engraved rulers, dual-graduated with an inch scale on one side and mm scale on the other. Integrated eye end receptacles facilitate mounting to load cells, force gauges, and test stands. The bases also include thru-holes and mounting screws for direct mounting to certain test stands. Designed for 3-point and 4-point bend testing. Accommodate a broad sample size range. Rugged design Dual graduated rulers – in and mm. Compatible with the following test stands: ESM303, ESM1500, TSFM500-DC, ES30, TSA750 (with optional loading table), TSC1000, TSF Recommended for use with a motorized test stand. May be used with eye end adapters or mounted to test stands with mounting screws (except anvil – eye end mounting only).
Model Capacity lbF [kN]Weight* lb [kg]. Housing materialBlock materialRoller. Includes G1095500 [2.5]3.0 [1.3]2024 Al303 SS416 SS, hardened screws for test stand mounting, two 10 mm dia. rollers and o-ringsG10962,000 7.1[3.2]2024 Al303 SS416 SS, hardened screws for test stand mounting, two 10 mm diameter rollers and O-rings. G10972,000 0.5 [0.2]303 SS-416 SS, hardened 10 mm diameter roller and O-rings.