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50kn universal tester with guard

MultiTest 50-i (50 kN)

Mecmesin's premium range computer-controlled tensile & compression tester system

The MultiTest 50-i provides a powerful and comprehensive twin-column tensile& compression test system for high capacity force measurements up to 50 kN. With full programming capability and a large selection of analysis options, through the power of Emperor™ software, the MultiTest 50-i offers unparalleled test versatility.

The system is combined with Mecmesin's high performance loadcells (ILC), ensuring excellent resolution and outstanding accuracy.
Key Benefits At A Glance
  • Full control over the tensile tester program and analysis
  • User-friendly graphical interface
  • Calculations performed at the 'touch of a button'
  • Auto-loadcell recognition/configuration
  • Run to load, displacement, time or break detection
  • IP splashproof membrane control panel
Technical Specifications
  • Compression tester and tension testing
  • Maximum load of 50,000 N (11000 lbf)
  • 420 mm (16.5") clearance between columns
  • Crosshead movement up to 1100 mm (43.3") *
  • Space to fit a sample of 1330 mm (52.4") *
  • 11 different loadcell capacities from 50N to 50kN (11 - 11,000 lbf)
  • Load resolution of 1:6500
  • Loadcell accuracy of ±0.1% of full scale from 2 to 2500 N
    ±0.2% of full scale from 5000 to 50,000 N
  • Speed range of 1 - 400 mm/min (0.04 - 15"/min) up to 25 kN
    1 - 250 mm/min (0.04 - 10"/min) above 25 kN
  • Weight 285 kg (628 lb)

* measured without loadcell or grips (See technical datasheet for loadcell measurements)

Grips & Fixtures

Every application requires the right fixture to ensure reliable, accurate tensile test measurement. Find the one that suits your application from Mecmesin's extensive range of test accessories.

We also specialise in manufacturing custom-designed grips to meet particular criteria specifications. For advice and more information, contact us now.


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Experts in Force Measurement

For over 40 years, Mecmesin has been designing and manufacturing force test measurement products. We offer a fully comprehensive service ensuring you feel confident using the product and it provides you with reliable, accurate performance for years to come. Visit our Support & Services section for more details.

Unique Applications

We have an impressive track record of finding solutions to the most unusual applications.

For further information, please visit our special applications section or request a callback.

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Test Automation

If you require test automation we have a solution for you. Designed to eliminate operator error, improve test consistency and reduce costs in time and labour, our force test systems are combined with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and customised material handling equipment to create automated test systems tailored to suit your specific test application.

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