Metlab SDSU Equipment
MTS 858
Dynamic load rating: +/-5,500 lbs (+/-25 kN)
Torsional Capacity: 250 Nm
Test Space
Test space:

Height: 31.07 in (78.9 cm)
Width: 18.11 in (46.0 cm)
Overall height maximum: 66.4 in (168.7 cm)

Temperature Range: Testing at ambient or up to 2552°F (1400°C)
This machine can be used to determine:
  • Yield and ultimate strength
  • Creep and viscoelastic characteristics
  • High and low cycle fatigue characteristics
  • Fracture toughness and fracture mechanics
  • Modulus of elasticity
  • Wear characteristics
  • Coefficient of thermal expansion
  • METLAB uses this machine for both research and testing for our clients. Contact us to discuss your project by email: or phone: 605-688-4300
  • This electromechanical material testing system can be employed in a wide variety of tests, including tensile, compression, flex, and peel-tear studies for: biomedical and biomechanical testing, plastics testing, composites testing, elastomer testing, wood and paper testing as well as advanced material characterizations.
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