Each bar is fitted with four strain gauges mounted uniformly around the circumference with adjacent pairs connected in series.
The signals are fed into bespoke high-speed bridge-completion amplifiers with laser-trimmed gain (x100) and excitation voltage (+/-2.5V) to ensure life-long accurate measurements.
The velocity meter has optical sensors and a quartz crystal reference to ensure accurate and reliable measurements to 0.01m/s.
Direct TTL outputs are provided for triggering external equipment (High-speed cameras, oscilloscopes etc...) and an RS232 output allows automatic logging on an external computer.
The Tektronix TBS1000 features:
50 MHz bandwidth
Up to 2 GS/s sample rate on all channels
2.5 k point Record length on all channels
USB 2.0 host port on the front panel for quick and easy data storage
USB 2.0 device port on the rear panel for easy connection to a PC
Our automated 1kW furnace module enables materials to be tested accurately at up to 500⁰C.
The automation sequence allows the specimen to be soaked for up to 1 hour before rapidly positioning the specimen between the bars within 2
seconds. The bars are then clamped against the specimen and the test conducted within 0.1s.
The SHB data can be quickly processed into conventional stress versus strain graphs using our HoProc analysis software.
Simply download the data files from the scope, enter the test parameters and click the Save-As button to save the results as a new Excel spread
The SHB is supplied with a comprehensive instruction manual. We also provide training “workshops” that cover both the theoretical and practical
aspects to ensure you get relevant accurate data that meets your requirements.