Structural Testing and Crash Simulation

Instron Structural Testing, with its staff of experienced engineers, is at your disposal in more than 50 countries worldwide as a competent partner and supplier of leading-edge structural testing systems.  Based on in-depth expertise, we develop up-to-date solutions to satisfy current and future needs for testing of structures and components. Instron is one of the internationally leading providers of flexible testing rigs for components testing and service load simulation, drawing on experience developed over more than 100 years.  Our testing rigs and systems are used within the automotive, railway, shipbuilding, construction, wind generator and aeronautical industries. Innovative developments in the areas of mechanical and electrical engineering, measurement and control systems are applied in the development of highly customized, integrated testing solutions for our customers.

Rigs & Systems for Structural Testing

Rigs and Systems

Instron offers a variety of testing systems and rigs for static, quasi-static and dynamic loading of structures and components. This includes high performance testing machines, shaking tables, road simulators, axle and other test rigs.

Components for Structural Testing

Structural Testing

The modular HYDROPULS® test rig concept enables individual test rig components to be tailored exactly to specific structural testing requirements. Components include actuators, servo valves, hydraulic power packs & components and other accessories.

Crash Simulation Systems for Structural Testing

Crash Simulation

Instron provides a variety of advanced sleds and equipment for crash simulation studies within a laboratory environment. This includes catapults for pitching and frontal crash simulation.

Controller & Software for Structural Testing

Controller and Software

Labtronic® 8800 is a single- or multi-channel electronic controller that covers a wide range of structural testing applications. RS LabSite®modulogic is a comprehensive and adaptive software suite for conducting service load tests on individual components or complete vehicles, and calculations within the framework of virtual prototyping.