Month: July 2019

Universal testing machine, what is it and why is it so called?

A universal testing machine is a machine similar to a press, capable of subjecting materials to tensile, compression or bending tests to measure their properties. The force exerted is achieved by means of compression plates or grips (conical or lateral) driven by screws (manual grips) or hydraulic system (hydraulic grips). The function of the universal […]