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. Integrated eye end receptacles facilitate mounting to load cells, force gauges, and test stands. The bases also include thru-holes and mounting screws for direct mounting to certain test stands.