Charles R. Simcoe
Metals pioneer Paul Dyer Merica and
his associates at the National Bureau
of Standards discovered the principles
that governed the age hardening of
TESTING ISCHANGING THE
Engineering departments at universities
across the U.S. are using materials test-
ing to advance scientific research. Five
of the most exciting innovations under
development are presented here.
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BENEFITSOF AUTOMATEDMECHANICAL TESTING
Automation can reduce results variability,
save time and money, and enhance safety.
Tensile test using cable snubbing
grips to hold steel cord, a common
reinforcement material in the
automotive industry. Courtesy of
Instron, Norwood, Mass.
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