Advanced force test systems

The Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek are one-column machines that are designed for precision displacement measurement and feature a touch screen that can be used in continuous operation in a production environment.


The Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek are single-column machines that are designed for precision displacement measurement and feature a touch screen that can be used in continuous operation in a production environment. Courtesy: AmetekThe Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek Test and Calibration are single-column machines that feature linear guide technology, pre-loaded ball screws and advanced software compensation systems for precision displacement measurement. Both feature a user-friendly touch screen designed specifically for use in production environments by users of all levels.

The Chatillon CS225 is a 225 lbf/ 1000 N machine. It features a large work area with 180 mm throat depth. The Chatillon CS1100 is an 1124 lbf/5000 N machine. It features a large work area with 150 mm throat depth. Both machines are available with grips, fixtures, extensometers and software options and a wide range of work tables for increased flexibility. Both models have intuitive systems for tensile testing, compression testing, sheer testing, flexural testing or advanced multi-stage testing that conform to ISO or ASTM testing procedures.

The CS Series has an 8.9-in. industrial-grade touch screen (IP65) that has been designed for easy continuous operation in a production environment. The screen is dust protected and can withstand liquid spills and splashes. It is not only rugged but easy to operate, making it the perfect interface for users regardless of their skill level.


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