Metals Testing Applications

From testing fine wires, to sheet metal, to rebar, there are hundreds of standards for metal specimens. Here are a few examples - if you don't see the test method you are looking for, please contact us.



Crack Growth Measurement

In this Q&A, Dr. Erik Schwarzkopf discusses the challeng…

Application Note

Fatigue Testing of Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials

Experts from Auburn University's National Center for Additiv…


Fracture Toughness Testing

In this Q&A, Dr. Erik Schwarzkopf outlines fracture toug…

Application Note

Rebar Testing Solutions

Introduction to rebar testing challenges and requirements.


Electric Actuation for Low Force Applications

MTS application engineers discuss advantages of electric act…


High-Force Testing Challenges

MTS application engineers discuss the nuances and challenges…


Evaluating High-Temp Tradeoffs

MTS staff scientist discusses options for high-temperature t…


Decreasing Test Time for Nitinol Devices

Examining fatigue life of nickel titanium alloys used in vas…


6 Tips for Accurate Compression Testing

MTS staff scientist outlines best practices for compression …


Ultra-high-strength Rebar Testing

Meeting ultra-high-strength rebar testing requirements to Im…


4-Point Bend Testing

See demo of small scale 4-point bend testing.

Flexure / Bend

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