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Drop Weight Impact Testing Systems

Drop Weight Systems
Impact Testing Solutions
Instron Drop Weight Impact Test Systems
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Overview

With more than 80 years of experience in Impact testing solutions, the CEAST 9000 Series is designed for measuring the impact performance of raw material specimens and finished components. Drop tower capacities range from 0.15 J (0.11 ft-lbs) up to 1,800 J (1,330 ft-lbs) for testing a wide variety of plastic, metal, and composite materials.

CEAST 9310 Benchtop Drop Tower

CEAST 9310 Benchtop Drop Tower

The CEAST 9310 benchtop tester is designed for low energy impact testing to verify the quality of finished or semi-finished plastic materials, using the guided falling weight technique. The maximum energy available for testing is 20.4 J (15.1 ft-lbs). This benchtop tester can be equipped with instrumentation and options for more complete material investigations. 

CEAST 9340 Drop Tower

CEAST 9340 Drop Tower

The CEAST 9340 Drop Tower is a floor standing system designed to deliver 0.30 - 405 J (0.22 - 299 ft-lb) of energy. It includes basic instrumentation with a conveniently mounted machine controller for tower operation and basic data collection. Suitable for a range of impact applications including tensile, penetration tests, Izod, and Charpy tests.

CEAST 9350 Drop Tower

CEAST 9350 Drop Tower

The CEAST 9350 Drop Tower is designed to deliver 0.59 -757 J (0.44 - 558 ft-lb) or up to 1,800 J (1,330 ft-lbs) with optional high energy system. This model includes many time-saving features and supports a large variety of options – from chambers to extra energy. This versatile instrument can be used to test anything from composites to finished products, and is suitable for a range of impact applications including tensile, puncture, Izod, and Charpy tests.

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