ADMET Introduces FlexTester Ultra Low Force Testing Machine

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ADMET Inc., a manufacturer of integrated materials testing systems, today introduced an ultra low force materials testing machine for measuring the mechanical properties of materials at forces down to 0.5 mg (5 micronewtons). Called the ADMET FlexTester, it is capable of generating force-displacement curves in tension, compression or flexure.

ADMET Inc., a manufacturer of integrated materials testing systems, today introduced an ultra low force materials testing machine for measuring the mechanical properties of materials at forces down to 0.5 mg (5 micronewtons). Called the ADMET FlexTester, it is capable of generating force-displacement curves in tension, compression or flexure. The ADMET FlexTester tests in both vertical and horizontal orientations with typical actuator strokes of 5mm with 1nm resolution.

The FlexTester features ADMET's MTESTQuattroâ„¢ controller and software for precise closed loop force or displacement control, data acquisition, real-time plotting and generating reports. Specimen baths and light microscopes can be supplied as options for testing hard-to-see specimens in solutions. Typical uses include the testing of sensors, optical lenses, adhesives, switches, biomedical materials, fibers, tiny Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) based flexures and more.

"The ADMET FlexTester meets the unfilled need for a specialized mechanical test system that aids in the research and development of new materials and tiny devices," commented Richard Gedney, ADMET founder and president. "It offers the requisite range and sensitivity necessary for making precise force-deflection measurements at sub-gram levels."

The ADMET FlexTester is available immediately directly from ADMET and through representatives.

About ADMET
ADMET Inc., founded in 1989, combines high-quality products and services to deliver the most efficient and cost effective materials testing systems. Its products range from new and used universal testing frames and components to software and specialized control units, as well as grips and fixtures. The company also retrofits electromechanical, hydraulic and digitally controlled testing machines from any manufacturer to deliver more reliable test results, simplify operations, meet international standards and integrate with data collection systems. Highly skilled engineers provide customers with personalized research and development services and support, as well as custom system design services, to make ADMET the most responsive materials testing equipment supplier. ADMET's loyal customer base includes leading manufacturers, testing labs, researchers and universities in aerospace, automotive, biomedical, concrete, construction, metals, plastics, textiles and other industries. ADMET's products are widely distributed in North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. ADMET can be reached at 781-769-0850, [email protected] or by visiting http://www.admet.com.

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For further information:

Marc Venet
ADMET Inc.
781-769-0850 X13
mvenet @ admet.com

Sandy McLaughlin
Soucy Communications Group
781-898-7305
smclaughlin @ scg-pr.com

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