This family of bend fixtures is designed for 3-point and 4-point bend testing of plastics, metals, ceramics, tubing, and many other materials. Two base sizes are available, along with an upper anvil, and optional roller diameters. Use a base-anvil combination for 3-point bend testing or two bases for 4-point bend testing. The fixtures conform to ASTM C393, C1161, D790, and related standards.
Bases feature movable blocks with multiple V-grooves to accept several roller diameters. 10 mm dia. rollers are included, and other sizes are available.
The bases feature engraved rulers, dual-graduated with an inch scale on one side and mm scale on the other. Includes integrated eye end mounting, and requires an eye end adapter to mount to Mark-10 force gauges or force sensors, and test stands. The bases also include thru-holes and mounting screws for direct mounting to certain test stands.