Manufacturer:Shimadzu

Types:Single Column Testing Systems up to 5kN

Industries:Aerospace & Aviation, Chemical & Petrochemical, Food & Beverage, Laboratory & R&D, Manufacturing, Medical & Pharmaceutical, Plastics & Polymers, Transportation & Logistics

Applications:Young’s Modulus Testing, Puncture Testing, Polymer Testing Solutions, Plastics Testing Solutions, Pharmaceutical Testing Solutions, Peel Strength Testing, Paper and Cardboard Testing Solutions, Packaging Testing Solutions, Modulus of Elasticity Testing, Metals Testing Solutions, Medical Device Testing Solutions, International Standards – Wire, Yarn and Thread, International Standards – Textiles and Fabrics, International Standards – Plastics and Rubber, Quality Control Testing, Research & Development Testing, Wood Testing Solutions, Toughness Testing, Textile Testing Solutions, Testing by Standard, Tension Testing, Tensile Testing, Tear Strength Testing, Tear Resistance Testing, Stress Relaxation Testing, Spring Testing Solutions, Shear Strength Testing, Rupture Testing, Rubber Testing Solutions, International Standards – Paper and Cardboard, International Standards – Packaging, Durability Testing, Ductility Testing, Delamination Strength Testing, Deformation Testing, Crush Resistance Testing, Creep Testing, Compression Testing, Coefficient of Friction Testing, Building Material Testing Solutions, Break Strength Testing, Bond Strength Testing, Bending Flexural Testing, Automotive Components Testing Solutions, Elastic Limit Testing, Electronics Testing Solutions, International Standards – Metals, International Standards – Medical Devices, International Standards – Glass, International Standards – Footware, International Standards – Foams, International Standards – Electrical Components, International Standards – Composites, International Standards – Ceramics, International Standards – Building Products and Construction, International Standards – Adhesives and Sealants, Friction Testing, Flexural Strength Testing, Elongation Testing, Adhesion Testing

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Shimadzu EZ Test Series (EZ-SX, EZ-LX, EZ-LXHS)

EZ test series

The growth in physical evaluation testing means more fields are now required to undertake such testing, including food, medical device, plastics, electronics, and textiles manufacturers, to name but a few. The multiple combinations of models and different capacity load cells make Shimadzu’s EZ test series of single-column electromechanical universal testers a suitable solution for many materials testing applications.

To further support customer requirements, a wide variety of easy-to-exchange specialized jigs and accessories are available such as tensile grips, compression plates, bending jigs and texture analysis jigs.

Multiple Combinations

The EZ-X series has three distinct models:

  • EZ-SX short-column model with a capacity up to 500 N (up to 110 lbf)
  • EZ-LX long-stroke model with a capacity up to 5 kN (up to 1,100 lbf)
  • EZ-LX HS long-stroke and high-speed model, with a capacity up to 2 kN (up to 440 lbf), and a return speed up to 3,000 mm/min (118 in/min)

High-Performance Load Cells

The use of load cells with accuracy guaranteed to within ±0.5% or ±1% of the indicated force value over a wide range of 1/1 to 1/500 of the rated capacity ensures highly reliable results.

Lightweight and Compact

The compact size of the EZ-X series means they fit easily on table tops. The open and low table height design provides easy access from both sides of the instrument, making it simpler to exchange jigs and samples.

Objective Evaluation Testing

The EZ-X series provides objective numerical test results that can supplement more subjective analysis. An ample selection of test fixtures is offered to support a wide variety of applications.

Test Control Options

Adjustable Controller

An attached controller is included as standard, of which the position and angle can be adjusted to match the posture of the operator. The controller enables alteration of the crosshead position and programming and running of straightforward tests.

Supported by Trapezium X Testing Software

Although the EZ-X series testers have attached controllers, they are also compatible with Shimadzu’s Trapezium X, a comprehensive testing software package.



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ModelEZ-SXEZ-LXEZ-LX HS
Tester Load CapacityMax. 500 NMax. 5 kNMax. 2 kN
Crosshead Speed Range0.001 to 1000 mm/min0.001 to 1000 mm/min0.001 to 2000 mm/min
Maximum Return Speed1500 mm/min1500 mm/min3000 mm/min
Test Force MeasurementHigh-Precision Type±0.5 % of indicated value (within 1/500 to 1/1 of load cell rated capacity)±0.5 % of indicated value (within 1/500 to 1/1 of load cell rated capacity)±0.5 % of indicated value (within 1/500 to 1/1 of load cell rated capacity)
Range1 range (rangeless)1 range (rangeless)1 range (rangeless)
Test Force CalibrationAutomatic calibration using calibration cableAutomatic calibration using calibration cableAutomatic calibration using calibration cable
DimensionsW400 — D530 — H885 mmW400 — D530 — H1315 mmW400 — D530 — H1315 mm
WeightApprox. 33 kgApprox. 55 kgApprox. 55 kg
ModelTester Load Capacity (Note 1) 
EZ-SXMax. 500 N
EZ-LXMax. 5 kN
EZ-LX HSMax. 2 kN