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Tinius Olsen in MDM West 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 February 2015 03:19


Tinius Olsen Regional Sales Manager for Eastern United States, Mr. Kevin Gerow along with Western Hemisphere Regional Manager, Mr. John Kraus is representing Tinius Olsen in MDM West Trade Show at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California USA from 10th to 12th February 2015. This show also marks 30th Anniversary of Medtech Innovation.

Tinius Olsen booth is equipped with MP1200, brand new 5ST Machine and Horizon software and HMC Controller, which is a highly appreciated unit by the crowd. You can catch these machines live in action by Tinius Olsen people in our booth# 2485.


PlastIndia 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 February 2015 04:11



Tinius Olsen with its Indian Distributor Aimil Ltd exhibits in the PlastIndia 2015 Show, February 5-10, 2015 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. You can stop by the Tinius Olsen Booth # A08, our Regional Sales Manager for India, Mr. Sangwon Ryu, and Aimil Team will be happy to answer technical and application questions and demonstrate the Tinius Olsen equipment on display.


Tinius Olsen has a recently launched model 5ST tensile tester, complete with an advanced Video Extensometer, and a model MP1200 melt indexer, all connected to Tinius Olsen's powerful Horizon data analysis software. PlastIndia 2015 is the first time that the new model 5ST is being displayed and demonstrated. This 5kN (1,000lbf) electromechanical tensile testing machine has advanced test control features, with several interface options, several unique features such as local pneumatic ports for grip operation, Bluetooth capabilities and multiple T-slot channels in the frame for simple accessory mounting. Be sure to stop by the Tinius Olsen booth (A08) and see the equipment for yourself.



Tinius Olsen at Connect 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 October 2014 03:54

Tinius Olsen participated at the annual UK India Business forum Connect 2014 in Delhi India which brought together the leaders of India and Uk business for a two day forum. TO team had a booth exhibiting a H5K-L Tensile machine and Horizon Materials Testing software. Uk secretary of State Dr Vince Cable spent some time with Yuvraj Jaipal TO Regional Sales Assistant understanding the ISO 527 tensile test for Plastic which Yuvraj demonstrated.

 The Tinius Olsen system enables quick accurate and traceable tests to be performed on rigid and flexible plastic material in Tensile, Compression and Flex bending modes. International standard defined test procedures are  pre-configured in the Tinius Olsen Horizon materials testing software platform for quick selection and implementation for example ISO 527 ASTM D638 and many many more. Efficiency of testing is further supported by the fact that Horizon software is fully windows 8 and touch screen enabled.


For more information and to see a live demonstration of Horizon software on line please contact us @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



A new twist on Medical Support by Tinius Olsen PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 January 2015 03:47

An established contract manufacturer that makes use of high grade materials, state-of-the-art machinery, and innovative team-oriented services to deliver everything from spinal implants, pedicle screw systems, implant-grade PEEK spacers, and other medical devices, recently upgraded their quality testing capabilities with a new 5kN testing machine from Tinius Olsen. 

Of particular interest for their quality program are their implant- grade PEEK spacers. PEEK, short for polyether ether ketone, is a thermoplastic polymer that has various engineering applications and they use this colorless organic polymer to manufacture implants used in the medical field.  These are commonly known as PEEK implants and include minimally invasive spinal implants, lumbar implants, and thoracic implants. 

The primary reasons why PEEK implants are preferred by medical institutions include:

  •    Resistance to attack by organic and aqueous environments within the body
  •   Robust character that gives them the ability to undergo intense precision fabrication
  •   Non-toxic and safe for human applications

PEEK has become popular in the world of medical device manufacturing, but it also has uses in the aerospace, automotive, and chemical process industries, so the investment in a superior quality control program with sophisticated testing equipment adds peace of mind to their capabilities and reputation.




Wiring industry looking to Tinius Olsen for improved quality control PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 01:02

One of the U.K.'s leading suppliers of essential cable terminations, fastenings, fixings and tools for the electrical and construction industry has recently equipped their in-house testing laboratory with a new Tinius Olsen H25KS tension and compression testing machine along with HW20 Wedge grips. One of the key features that distinguished Tinius Olsen from our competition was our Horizon data analysis software with its power and flexibility in accumulation and analysis of test data.
The primary focus of the machine is to test the pull off strength of a variety of crimp connectors; cable cleat and cable tie testing will also to be performed on the machine.


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