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MATERIALS TESTING / NO. 45 / JANUARY 2017 
Force & Motion: Information to move your mechanical testing to new levels of certainty
 
IN THIS ISSUE
Enhancing the Earthquake-resistance of Civil Structures
Fully Local MTS Echo® Solution Now Available
Introducing New MTS Advantage™ Video Extensometer (AVX) with Magnetic-return Support Arm
  MTS Materials Testing
 
Testing Ultra-high-strength Rebar and RC Members
 
Enhancing the Earthquake-resistance of Civil Structures
 
Rick Bearden, MTS Applications Engineering Manager – Structures, has over 30 years of experience in providing mechanical testing solutions to engineers and researchers worldwide, across a diverse array of industries. In this Q&A, he discusses how the advent of ultra-high-strength rebar affects the earthquake resistance of reinforced concrete structures and the technology required to test such structures.

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  MTS Echo  
Fully Local MTS Echo® Solution Now Available
 
The power of MTS Echo Intelligent Lab is now available in a local network configuration. The new MTS Echo Hub allows lab managers and personnel to remotely monitor test status and test equipment health from within their network.

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  MTS Systems Materials Testing  
Introducing New MTS Advantage™ Video Extensometer (AVX) with Magnetic-return Support Arm
 
This newest video extensometer offers built-in flexibility and features to improve measurement accuracy and repeatability.

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