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The testing times is a blogspot from Tinius Olsen. It is a record of some of the interesting custom made testing products and gripping solutions which the Design Engineers have developed within Tinius Olsen.

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Another addition to the range of Tinius Olsen Powder Metal Testers PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 08:35


An established manufacturer of powdered iron and steel, based in the south eastern US, has added to their already extensive QC department by adding a new model H25kS to their existing four Super L hydraulic tensile testers. This customer has been using Tinius Olsen’s Test Navigator software for years to control their Super L testers and analyse the test data, so since they are most familiar with this, they opted for an additional license to accompany their new H25kS.

Electromechanical Tensile Tester for Composite Materials PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 07:07

Fine Finish Organics Pvt Ltd is a large manufacturer of a wide range of performance chemicals which are used in various industries such as electrical equipment, composites fabrication, shipping industry, defence, aerospace etc. This ISO 9001:2008 certified company is committed to superior quality, so  the company recently extended its line of Tinius Olsen testing machines with a model H100KU, an electromechanical  tensile tester with a capacity of 100kN, which will be used to carry out tests on their composite materials.

This new H100kU tester was supplied with Tinius Olsen’s sophisticated machine control and data analysis software, Horizon. The same software was being used with their existing Tinius Olsen testing machine, an H50KT, along with an environmental chamber which they already had in their laboratory. This company follows its own internal standards to perform their tests.

Tinius Olsen at Connect 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 October 2014 08:53

TO participated at the annual UK India Business forum Connect 2014 in Delhi India which brought together the leaders of India and Uk business for a two day forum. TO team had a booth exhibiting a H5K-L Tensile machine and Horizon Materials Testing software. Uk secretary of State Dr Vince Cable spent some time with Yuvraj Jaipal TO Regional Sales Assistant understanding the ISO 527 tensile test for Plastic which Yuvraj demonstrated.


The Tinius Olsen system enables quick accurate and traceable tests to be performed on rigid and flexible plastic material in Tensile, Compression and Flex bending modes. International standard defined test procedures are  pre-configured in the Tinius Olsen Horizon materials testing software platform for quick selection and implementation for example ISO 527 ASTM D638 and many many more. Efficiency of testing is further supported by the fact that Horizon software is fully windows 8 and touch screen enabled.

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Underground power transmission application of Tinius Olsen Machines PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 September 2014 05:44

140 Years of expertise in delivering high-voltage AC and DC Cable system Solutions has made ABB the world leading supplier submarine and underground power transmission applications. Their first Tinius Olsen H25KT and the Horizon software will make them more effective and efficient in terms of delivering better quality cables than ever before. ABB maintains its own standards for testing the cables on our machine.

Hardness Tester for Automotive companies PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 September 2014 06:08

Iljin Automotive, a trusted name in the global wheel bearing market, relies on the quality and efficiency of Tinius Olsen Brinell testers. This world class company is a prime supplier of gears and brake discs to many renowned automotive manufacturers and they use their new model FH9-20 to confirm the hardness of the steel used .

The fully automatic Brinell tester they purchased from Tinius Olsen has a touchscreen LCD display that uses the powerful Horizon software to automatically run the test, a motorized turret to deploy the indentor, a motorized spindle to raise the specimen, and employs a CCD camera to measure the diameter of the indentation.

Wiring industry looking to Tinius Olsen for improved quality control PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 06:03

One of the U.K.'s leading suppliers of essential cable terminations, fastenings, fixings and tools for the electrical and construction industry has recently equipped their in-house testing laboratory with a new Tinius Olsen H25KS tension and compression testing machine along with HW20 Wedge grips. One of the key features that distinguished Tinius Olsen from our competition was our Horizon data analysis software with its power and flexibility in accumulation and analysis of test data.
The primary focus of the machine is to test the pull off strength of a variety of crimp connectors; cable cleat and cable tie testing will also to be performed on the machine.


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