To determine the suitability of a material for an application where it is under load, measuring its elongation is important. Measuring elongation enables determination of the elastic modulus (reversible elongation in the elastic region) by measuring the small initial elongation range, and determination of elongation at specimen failure, by measuring larger irreversible elongation in the plastic region. Shimadzu’s SIE-560A series automatic extensometers accomplish both of these measurements with high accuracy, and provide automated functions that increase testing efficiency and test reproducibility. Ideal for testing a wide variety of materials, including metallic materials, plastics, and composites, the SIE-560A series complies with ISO 527, JIS K 7161, and ASTM D638 standards for plastics tensile testing. In addition, the SIE-560A series supports strain-rate controlled metallic material tensile testing measurements specified in ISO 6892, JIS Z 2241, and ASTM E4
Features Compliant with Plastic and Metallic Material Testing Standards
Functions of the SIE-560A series, including the automatic detection of the mid-point between upper and lower grips, the automatic return to a specified gauge position, and the automatic release of specimens after testing is finished, ensure that routine testing can be performed conveniently and reproducibly.
The SIE-560A series high-precision measurements are the result of a high-precision magnetic induction linear sensor, an ultra-high precision strain gauge sensor (on SIE-560SA models only), and a newly developed digital strain engine.
Download the latest brochure.
News / Events
Shimadzu's New HMV-G30 / HMV-G31Series Micro Vickers Hardness Testers Include New Data Protection Functions and a Model Equipped with a Color Camera
Shimadzu micro Vickers hardness testers are equipped with excellent automatic reading functions and visually straightforward, convenient software. In addition, an extensive lineup of options is available to accommodate a variety of needs.
AUTOGRAPH AGX-V Series Video are now available.
Shimadzu's New AGX-V Series Autograph Universal Testing Machines Achieve World's Highest Performance Levels
This is the 100th anniversary of manufacturing Shimadzu testing machines.
The AGX series is the culmination of the further evolution of the AUTOGRAPH based on our wealth of experience and achievements
Evaluation of Dynamic Deformation Behavior of LPSO Type Magnesium Alloy by AE Method and High Speed Camera
Automobile Evaluation Instruments Brochure is now available.
Amino acid composition analysis has traditionally been conducted for protein quantitation and peptide structure prediction. Its use has also extended in recent years to the quantitation of such functional components as branched chain amino acids (BCAA). Previously, in Application News No. L432 and L437, we introduced examples of analysis of amino acids subjected to fluorescence derivatization using o-phthalaldehyde (OPA) using the SIL-30AC. Here, we introduce an example of fast analysis of amino acids in proteins.