Tech Support

Tel: +800-473-7838 Option 3 | Online Request

Our support teams are in place to help you realize the value in your Instron® testing system. As your requirements change and as hardware/software enhancements are introduced, our technical support team can provide guidance.

System Diagnostic Assistance

Phone, e-mail, or online (WSA) system diagnostic assistance is designed to help you determine if there is a failure or defect requiring repair or software updates. With your permission, our technical support engineers are often able to troubleshoot your system remotely utilizing on-line diagnostic software to minimize down time and quickly determine next steps.

System Operation and Application Assistance

Phone, e-mail, or online (WSA) system operation and application assistance is designed to help you apply the general functionality of our systems and software. During the first year of system or software upgrade ownership and through our technical assistance services contracts you will be placed in priority response queues when contacting us for support.

For those with systems and software beyond the first year of ownership and not having technical assistance services contracts with us, for-fee system operation and application assistance beyond 20 minutes per incident is available.

Instron Professional Services, Consulting, and Training Services

Implementation Assistance Services are available to provide assistance to address specific test method development needs, compliance requirements, and training needs. We also provide services to support IQOQ processes implementation.

Software Update Releases

Software updates are available with registration through our priority online access service (WSA). This service is included for one year with system or system software upgrade purchases. Following the first year of ownership, this service is included in our CalPlus, Comprehensive, Web Services (WSA) and Warranty Extension service agreement plans.

We recommended that you review release notes or speak with our technical assistance team regarding your system serial number / system ID configuration before installing software updates.

When upgrades to new software versions, providing significant functionality and performance improvements, are made available for purchase we can provide services and training to assist you with migration to new software versions.

Priority Online Access (WSA)

We provide a secure, personalized internet-based portal with information and resources targeted to your specific testing system. 

  • Secure online storage and access to Instron developed equipment calibration certificates 24x7
  • Submit and manage technical support requests quires through our online Helpdesk and you will receive automatic email notification of updates and responses
  • Access to software updates releases
  • Access to tips and techniques provided through our online Webinar seminar sessions
  • Notification of availability and access to software update releases