Welcome to

 The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RiFLEX)

 RiFLEX was established with the remit to undertake funded research, PhD supervision, continuous education, conferences, publishing and community networking

Instron

12

 Capacity:                     5KN

Maximum Pressure:     620 K Pa (90 psi)

Software:                    Blue hill 2, 2.21 versions

Mode of loading:        Constant rate of extension

Clamp:                         Capstan jaws

Methods Available for Testing:

  1. Tension Method
  2. Tension relax /Creep Method
  3. Compression Method
  4. Compression Relax /Creep Method
  5. Flexure Method
  6. Flexure Relax/Creep Method
  7. Metal Method
  8. Peel, Tear, Friction Method
  9. Tension Test Profile Method
  10. Compression Test Profile Method