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Static Materials Testing Machines

The first choice for tensile, compression and flexure tests, and for shear and torsion tests.

ZwickRoell is a worldwide leading supplier of static materials testing machines, specially designed for tensile, compression and flexure tests, as well as shear and torsion tests. 

Our static materials testing machines are ideal for testing applications in all areas, whether in quality control or research projects, delivering outstanding performance in challenging materials and component testing situations. 

Developed by our experts, these materials testing machines for the 200 N to 2,500 kN force range offer a wide span of test strokes and speeds and feature high-quality load frames combined with intelligent drive systems.

Overview of our static materials testing machines

Universal testing machines
Universal testing machines
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High-temperature testing systems
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Kappa series creep testing machines
Creep testing systems
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Testing machines for determination of characteristic values in sheet metal forming
Sheet metal testing machines
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TorsionLine torsion testing machine
Torsion testing machines
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Biaxial/triaxial testing machines
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Application examples for static materials testing

This is the sound of materials testing! Original sound recordings of more than 100 different ZwickRoell materials testing machines in use.

Our testing machines embody the proverbial “Made in Germany” quality. All testing systems comply with the EC Machinery Directive.


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testXpert III testing software & testControl II electronics - a powerful combination

testControl, our sophisticated measurement and control electronics system is the heart of each testing machine. It is easy to operate and extremely reliable. testXpert is our intuitive testing software, specifically designed for materials testing and components testing. It can intelligently adapt to each task and guarantees maximum accuracy and reproducibility in test results. testXpert and testControl work together to ensure efficient and safe operation of the materials testing machine.

testXpert III

Intuitive and workflow-based right from the start
testXpert III is the result of close cooperation with software users in the materials testing industry and the experience of over 40,000 successful testXpert installations. From the very start, testXpert III uses a workflow that is based on your lab processes to guide you step by step through your test. Get to know testXpert III and experience how easy it is to use.
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Flexible and simple integration of accessories for all materials testing machines

At ZwickRoell, quality and reliability means realizing our customers’ requirements—and we are able to achieve this through our flexible, well designed machines, the reliable test results we deliver and in the high quality standards that apply to all our testing machines and our wide range of accessories.


Extensometers are measuring instruments used in materials testing to measure lengths, or extensions of material specimens. Extension measurement is one of ZwickRoell’s core competences. ZwickRoell’s product portfolio includes extensometers with different resolution levels, measuring principles and measurement travel, as well as contact and non-contact measurement.
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Specimen Grips

Keep a tight grip on your specimen!
ZwickRoell offers cutting-edge materials testing solutions featuring a wide range of specimen grips with various designs, test force ranges, and test temperatures. We have suitable specimen grips for all specimen materials and shapes. Our portfolio includes all the established operating principles for positive as well as non-positive clamping grips.
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Test Tools

ZwickRoell offers cutting-edge solutions featuring a wide range of test tools and specimen grips with various designs, test force ranges, and test temperatures.
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Temperature and climate

ZwickRoell offers various systems for testing under extreme temperatures.
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Interesting customer projects using static materials testing

Learn more about how customers are using our static materials testing machines.