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Pendulum Impact Testers for Tests on Metals

Up to 750 joules Download
  • Predominantly metals
Max. energy
  • Up to 750 joules
Type of test
  • Charpy
  • Izod
  • Impact tensile
  • Brugger
  • Wedge impact
  • ISO 148-1
  • ISO 14556
  • ISO 11343
  • ASTM E23
  • BS131-1
  • ZF 15-53
  • JIS Z 2242
  • GOST 9454-78

The best choice for impact tensile tests and impact bending tests on metals to ISO 148

  • With the HIT450P pendulum impact tester (450 joules), Charpy, Izod, Brugger, impact tensile and wedge impact tests can be performed to all established standards including DIN 50115 and DIN 51233, or ISO 148, ISO 14556 and ISO 8256. In addition, all international standards such as EN, ASTM and BS can be tested.
  • For simple metals applications, ZwickRoell offers the new HIT300P pendulum impact tester, exclusively as part of a promotional package. The complete solution is ideal for standard-compliant tests up to 300 joules.
  • The PSW 750 (750 joules) pendulum impact tester can be used for Charpy and impact tensile tests to all established DIN, EN, ASTM, ISO and BS standards.

HIT450P Pendulum Impact Tester for Tests on Metals

To ISO 148-1, ISO 14556 and ASTM E23

Advantages & Features

Advantages & Features

HIT450P / HIT300P Range of Applications
HIT750P Range of Applications
Modern touch interface
Short test cycles
Reliable test results
Reduced operating costs
Safety and ergonomics

HIT450P / HIT300P Range of Applications

The HIT450P / HIT300P is a universal pendulum impact tester and can be used for a wide variety of different types of test. Modular design and comprehensive accessories make it well suited to the requirements of research, development and quality assurance.

The HIT450P / HIT300P can be used for tests to the following standards: ISO 148¬1, ASTM E23, BS131¬1, JIS Z 2242, GOST 9454¬78, DIN 50115 (withdrawn).

  • Impact bending tests on metals (Charpy, Izod – conventional and instrumented)
  • Impact tensile tests on metals
  • Brugger tests to verify the wear-behavior of transmission gears
  • Wedge impact test to determine the strength properties of structural adhesives

HIT750P Range of Applications

The PSW 750 can be used for tests to the following standards (among others): ISO 148-1, ISO 14556, ASTM E23, JIS Z 2242, GOST 9454-78, DIN 50115 (withdrawn).

  • Impact bending tests on metals (Charpy conventional and instrumented).
  • Impact tensile tests on metals.

An operational instrument comprises:

  • basic unit, electro-magnetic pendulum hammer release, electrically operated pendulum lift, electrical safety device and safety housing
  • grout and heavy-duty screw anchors
  • steel reinforcement or concrete base
  • test-specific accessories such as Charpy fixture, support, pendulum rod with hammer, tongs for Charpy specimens
  • wear parts such as anvils and tups
  • optional accessories, e.g. PC equipment, temperature-conditioning devices.

Modern touch interface

The new user interface saves time and money

  • Training is unnecessary: ZwickRoell testing machines and instruments are operated with the same user interface logic.
  • Plug and play: Common standards are already set up in the ZwickRoell         testing software.

Short test cycles

Short test cycles

  • Fast, standard-compliant specimen insertion
  • Specimen remains can be removed selectively
  • Semi-automatic centering of Charpy specimens

Reliable test results

Reliable test results

  • Plausibility check of test results enabled by a combination of electronic and analog displays.
  • The air and bearing friction of the pendulum hammer and the friction of the analog display drag pointer are determined and evaluated with support from the software.
  • Transmission errors are eliminated: Measurement data from the caliper are read in directly; test series can be transmitted to a PC via a USB port.
  • The instrumentation determines further important material-specific properties in addition to the potential energy, e.g. force/time characteristic lines.

Reduced operating costs

Reduced operating costs

  • Anvils made of modern materials with high-quality coatings reduce wear and tear.

Safety and ergonomics

Safety and ergonomics

  • Complies with the requirements of ISO 13849.
  • With the safety device it is possible to release the pendulum using an integrated release button on the door handle. Immediately after closing the safety device, the test can be initiated. This allows for quick testing of temperature-conditioned specimens.

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  • Industry brochure: Metals PDF 8 MB
  • Product information: Pendulum impact tester HIT450P up to 450 J PDF 661 KB
  • Product information: Pendulum impact tester PSW up to 750 J PDF 710 KB

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