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Shimadzu AGS-X 300kN
Shimadzu’s AGS-X series of universal testers combines advanced specifications with a cost-effective, modern design. By incorporating multiple control options, load cells with maximum capacities from 1 N (0.22lbf) to 300 kN (66,000lbf) and the utmost in safety considerations, the AGS-X series delivers practical testing solutions.
In addition, the selection of tensile grips, compression plates, three- and four-point bending jigs, environmental chambers, extensometers and other testing accessories provided by Shimadzu allow configurations to be tailored to almost any application.
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Automatic reading of load cell characteristic values Test force display, stress display, stroke display,position display External analog output (2 channels) External analog input (2 channels) *4 External digital input (2 channels) *4 Analog recorder (option) output Dataletty (option) output *5 Automatic test force / stress control (Autotuning) Automatic strain control (Autotuning) *4 Test force auto-zeroing Test force auto-calibration Break detection, auto-return Load cell overload detection Touch-load detection function
Load cell (with CAL cable), Power cable (5 m), turning rod, cable clamps, instruction manual
Shimadzu AGS-X 300kN Features
Easily Control of Stress and Strain: The AGS-X series is able to auto-tune control parameters in real-time based on measured test force and strain data. This feature is useful when testing:
Iron and steel – In addition to conventional stress control, easily perform tensile testing with strain control according to ISO 6892-2009 and JIS Z2241-2010
Plastics and resin – Measure the modulus of elasticity in the ultra-small strain domain according to ISO 527, ISO 178, and JIS K7171
Ceramics – Avoid sample damage as the AGS-X provides exact control right from the start of testing
Accurate Stress-Strain Curves with Class 0.5 Load Cells and High-Speed Data Sampling: ±0.5% accuracy load cells with a wide, guaranteed range from 1/1 to 1/500 of the maximum capacity help improve testing efficiency because multiple tests can be performed without switching load cells and accessories. Furthermore, high-speed data sampling of up to 1 msec (1 kHz) ensures no missed strength changes.
Comprehensive Safety Measures: Safety functions include one-touch stroke limiters to stop testing when a certain stroke is achieved, optional safety covers to protect the operator from any specimen debris, and easily accessible emergency-stop switches.
Built-In or External Operation Panel: The up to 10 kN tabletop model features a built-in main operation panel that can be used to create tensile, compression, and cycle test methods. For the 20 kN to 300 kN AGS-X models, an external main operation panel is included which, in addition to setting up tests, can be used to open and close automatic grips, or an automatic extensometer.
Trapezium X Testing Software: A second, extensively used test control option is Shimadzu’s cutting-edge data collection and processing software,Trapezium X. Using the comprehensive Trapezium X virtually all materials development and quality control data analysis requirements are accommodated.
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