3-point / 4-point Bend Fixtures for ASTM C393, C1161, D790

G1095, G1096, G1097

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.

Features

  • Designed for 3-point and 4-point bend testing
  • Accommodate a broad sample size range
  • Rugged design
  • Dual graduated rulers – in and mm
  • Recommended for use with a motorized test stand.
  • May be used with eye end adapters or mounted to test stands with mounting screws (except anvil – eye end mounting only).

Specifications

ModelCapacity
lbF [kN]
Weight*
lb [kg]
Housing materialBlock materialRoller materialIncludes
G1095500
[2.5]
3.0
[1.3]
2024 Al303 SS416 SS, hardenedScrews for test stand mounting, two 10 mm dia. rollers and o-rings
G10962,000
[10]
7.1
[3.2]
2024 Al303 SS416 SS, hardenedScrews for test stand mounting, two 10 mm dia. rollers and o-rings
G10972,000
[10]
0.5
[0.2]
303 SS416 SS, hardened10 mm. dia. roller and o-rings

* including two blocks and 10 mm dia. rollers

Optional Equipment

Roller kits
1 mm, 2 mm, and 5 mm diameter kits accommodate other testing requirements. Each kit includes four rollers and eight o-rings. Contact Mark-10 for other sizes.

Eye end adapters
Allow for quick grip installation and removal, and prevent grip rotation.
Mount to common test frames, load cells, and force gauges.

Dimensions

G1095

G1096

G1097

Ordering Information


ModelDescriptionUS Price
G1095Bend fixture base, 500 lbF$835.00
G1096Bend fixture base, 2,000 lbF$1,150.00
G1097Upper anvil for bend fixture bases, 2,000 lbF$160.00
AC1067Rollers for bend fixtures, 1 mm dia., set of 4$75.00
AC1067-1Rollers for bend fixtures, 2 mm dia., set of 4$75.00
AC1067-2Rollers for bend fixtures, 5 mm dia., set of 4$75.00
AC1067-3Additional set of rollers for bend fixtures, 10 mm dia., set of 4 (included with bend fixture bases)$75.00