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Shimadzu offers Universal Testing Machines direct to UK customers

February 27, 2012

For the first time Shimadzu UK Ltd. is making the company’s portfolio of Universal Testing Machines available directly to the UK market via the company’s Customer Evaluation Facility in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Founded in Japan, Shimadzu has more than 90 years experience of design, manufacture and selling high precision Universal Testing Machines worldwide. The company offers UTM systems featuring high reliability and operability such as the Shimadzu Autograph AG-X which delivers high-level controlled measurement performance utilizing a combination of patented technology from earlier models and world-class innovations. The AG-X series advances testing in three key areas—performance, operability and support. Standard equipment includes intuitive interfaces featuring both a colour TFT touch panel screen for PC-free operation and a Smart Controller.

Shimadzu’s extensive range of UTM system solutions includes both static and dynamic Universal Testing Machines that can handle measurement capacities from mega Newton to micro Newton.   The systems feature load cells with accuracy class 0.5 down to 1/1000 of load cell capacity.

Shimadzu controllers are also available to upgrade a customer’s existing hydraulic equipment while systems such as the company’s UH-Series Hydraulic Universal Testing Machine offer numerous functions to enable more accurate and simplified measurement of the strength characteristics of a variety of materials.