Instron® is a world leader in the materials testing industry and offers a wide variety of testing systems to evaluate the mechanical properties of automotive materials and structures. Our systems perform tensile, compression, flexural, fatigue, impact, dynamic, torsional, melt flow, HDT, and Vicat testing in addition to structural durability and crash simulation testing. The extensive Instron product line is backed by a global infrastructure offering a broad range of local service capabilities including calibration, verification, training, technical support, and assistance with laboratory management.
Instron provides automotive engineers throughout the supply chain with tools to gain early insights into materials processability and performance, and to predict and validate the durability and crash behavior of vehicle components and structures. Our product line covers the whole of the mechanical testing spectrum, from determining materials properties to characterizing components and evaluating the performance of the whole vehicle in routine and crash situations.
As the global automotive industry trends towards electrification, battery manufacturers are under tremendous pressure to innovate and grow faster than ever before. Instron engineers are working closely with industry leaders to meet the growing demand for smaller, lighter, more powerful batteries. Current challenges include the development of test methods and fixturing customized to battery testing applications, along with throughput and efficiency improvements for QC labs. As a global leader in the materials testing industry, Instron is uniquely positioned to accommodate the needs of battery testing labs all over the world with local support that can respond quickly and in the local language, providing our full suite of services, including installation, calibration, training, onsite machine upgrades, and any service needs along the way to minimize downtime.