Testing

Established standardized mechanical test methods provide a first rough overview of the maximum load capacity of an adhesive bond, until the first crack occurs. In most cases, however, the specimen abruptly fails to go beyond the maximum allowable force. 


FRACTURE ANALYTICS offers the ultimate unique selling proposition of an innovative, scientific and patented test concept, which enables stable and authentic testing of even brittle materials.

 

This gives meaningful information about the softening and post-cracking behaviour of the material, even if the tensile strength has already been exceeded.