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MATERIALS TESTING / NO. 23 / JULY 2011 
Force & Motion: Information to move your mechanical testing to new levels of certainty
 
IN THIS ISSUE
Do Not Touch
Hydraulic Distribution System Design Considerations
A Full Complement of High-Temperature Grips
  V23 - GEN - Product Feature
 
Realizing the promise of non-contacting extensometers
 
Do Not Touch
 
MTS Product Manager Vogel Grote, a 20-year veteran in materials testing and accessory product design, explains how non-contacting extensometers are becoming an effective and increasingly practical choice for more and more materials testing applications.

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  V23 - All - Feature  
Hydraulic Distribution System Design Considerations
 
One of our customers recently asked us to solve an aggravating hydraulic distribution problem. After years of nearly trouble-free operation, an alarming trend of erratic pressure spikes began. These spikes were the result of multi-station cross-talk disturbances that led to cracked manifolds, failed servovalves and compromised test data.

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  V23 - GEN - Lead Feature  
A Full Complement of High-Temperature Grips
 
Selecting the right grips for high-temperature materials testing involves a careful consideration of maximum test temperature, heating method and specimen geometry. MTS provides a full complement of precision, high-quality grips to meet your specific high-temperature materials testing requirements.

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