Tinius Olsen Ltd


Tinius Olsen is the leading specialist manufacturer and supplier of static tension and/or compression materials testing machines. Our machines are designed for use in Research and Quality Control to measure material's strength and performance. Using Tinius Olsen equipment it is possible to perform such tests on raw materials such as metals, polymers, textiles, rubbers, adhesives, food as well finished components.

Material testing

A whole series of tests are available including tension, shear, compression, flex/bend, puncture/burst, tear, peel, melt flow, Charpy and Izod impact, friction, stiffness, heat distortion temperature, Vicat penetration, and torsion. All such tests are designed and implemented by Tinius Olsen in accordance with key international testing standards including ISO, ASTM, EN and other industrial standards.

Material testing

A range of testing machines

  • Hydraulic Testers
  • High Force Electromechanical Testers
  • Custom Electromechanical Testers
  • Compression Only Testers
  • Civil Engineering Products
  • High Energy Impact Testers
  • Low Energy Impact Testers
  • Bench Top Testers
  • Horizontal Testers
  • Torsion Testers


And much more...

A range of testing machines
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