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MATERIALS TESTING / NO. 52 / APRIL 2019 
Force & Motion: Information to move your mechanical testing to new levels of certainty
 
IN THIS ISSUE
Inside Planar Biaxial Testing
Increasing Component Lifetimes & Lightweighting Gains
Composites Testing Tools
  MTS Materials Testing
 
Precision, multi-axial materials testing.
 
Inside Planar Biaxial Testing
 
With more than 25 years of experience in materials testing, metallurgy and system engineering, MTS staff scientist Dr. Erik Schwarzkopf brings unique expertise to customer engagements. Steve Lemmer, MTS Senior Design Engineer, has been developing innovative test solutions for more than 23 years and played an instrumental role in designing the fifteen planar biaxial test systems MTS has installed worldwide. In this Q&A, they discuss the origins, challenges and advantages of planar biaxial testing.

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  MTS Systems  
Increasing Component Lifetimes & Lightweighting Gains
 
Learn how Dr. Natasha Vermaak and her team at Lehigh University are using shakedown design to better understand loading conditions on structural materials.

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  MTS Composite Testing Tools  
Composites Testing Tools
 
Demand for new materials is growing as composites become more commonplace in consumer goods and industrial products. Now you can easily test to recognized standards with these new fixtures, software templates and Test Method Tech Notes designed for composites testing.

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