BrochureThe best solution for STATIC and FATIGUE torsion testing. TM TorsionMachine systems
are available in a wide range of loads, with torque capabilities up to 700 Nm. The compact
design requires minimal space in the laboratory and offers high levels of frame rigidity and
alignment. Equipped with STEP Lab's high-performance control electronics, the TM series
provides accurate test and control data for testing products and specimens such as wires,
fasteners, switches and springs.

The industries where they mainly find application are biomedical, automotive and aerospace,
but torsion tests are also common in the plastics, metal materials and fastener industries.
TORSIONAL TESTING SYSTEMS

BrochureThe best solution for STATIC and FATIGUE torsion testing. TM TorsionMachine systems
are available in a wide range of loads, with torque capabilities up to 700 Nm. The compact
design requires minimal space in the laboratory and offers high levels of frame rigidity and
alignment. Equipped with STEP Lab's high-performance control electronics, the TM series
provides accurate test and control data for testing products and specimens such as wires,
fasteners, switches and springs.

The industries where they mainly find application are biomedical, automotive and
aerospace, but torsion tests are also common in the plastics, metal materials and
fastener industries.
TORSIONAL TESTING SYSTEMS

FEATURES



No maintenance

High reliability

High efficiency

High performance

Simple installation

FEATURES

  • No maintenance

  • High performance

  • High efficiency

  • Wide range of use

  • Quick and easy installation





TM SERIESUnitsTM040TM140TM200TM360TM540TM700
Continuos torqueNm30105150270400520
Dynamic torque Nm40140200360540700
Max test speedrpm200010001000100010001000
Diameter of specmm180200200200200200
Resolutiondeg0.000690.000690.000690.000690.000690.00069

MECHANICAL TESTING SYSTEMS

  • The dual linear guide design offers high torsional rigidity and low axial friction.
  • The direct application of torque from the brushless motor, without any interposed transmission, allows a true ZERO BACKLASH system.
  • The adjustable reaction support locking system allows floating or fixed operation.
  • Available torque transducers from 0.2- 1000 Nm provide superior accuracy over a very wide range of tests.
  • The Test Centre software, with torsion testing functions, provides state-of-the-art options for high-level torsion testing.
  • The torsion cell protection tool prevents damage to low-capacity torsion cells during test setup.
  • Optional preload system: with pneumatic actuation and manual adjustment of the preload value.
  • It is also possible to integrate the additional axial load cell to achieve the actual and accurate preload on the sample.



Certified Standards

TEST MATERIAL STANDARD DESCRIPTION
Static tests Plastic ASTM D638 Tensile properties of plastics
Static tests Plastic ISO 527-1
ISO 527-2
Plastics-Determination of Tensile Properties
TEST MATERIAL STANDARD DESCRIPTION
Static tests Metal ASTM E21 High-temperature tensile testing of metallic materials
Static tests Metal ASTM E290 Material bending test for ductility
Static tests Metal ASTM E517 Plastic deformation ratio r for sheet metal
Static tests Metal ASTM E646 Tensile hardening exponents (n-values) of sheet metal materials
Static tests Metal ASTM E8M Tensile testing of metallic materials
Static tests Metal ASTM E9 Compression testing of metallic materials at room temperature
Static tests Metal EN 10002-1:2001 (replaced by ISO EN 6892-1:2019) Tensile testing of metallic materials. Test method at room temperature
Static tests Metal ISO 6892-1 Metallic materials – Tensile testing Part 1: Test method at room temperature
Static tests Metal ISO 7438 Metallic materials. Bending test.
Static tests Metal ISO 783 Metallic materials – Tensile test of steel at high temperature
TEST MATERIAL STANDARD DESCRIPTION
Static / Fatigue Bike EN 15194 Electrically assisted pedal cycles – EPAC Bicycles – test methods
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-3 Bicycle safety requirements – Part 3: Common test methods
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-4 Safety requirements for bicycles – Part 4: Braking test methods
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-5 Bicycle safety requirements – Part 5: Steering test methods
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-6 Safety requirements for bicycles – Part 6: Test methods for frame and fork
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-7 Bicycle safety requirements – Part 7: Test methods for wheels and rims
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-8 Safety requirements for bicycles – Part 8: Pedal and drive system test methods
Static / Fatigue Bike ISO 4210-9 Bicycle safety requirements – Part 9: Test methods for saddles and seatposts
TEST MATERIAL STANDARD DESCRIPTION
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F1264 Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Intramedullary Fixation Devices
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F1717 Standard test methods for spinal implant structures in a vertebrectomy model
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F1798 Standard test method for evaluating static and fatigue properties of interconnection mechanisms and subassemblies used in spinal arthrodesis implants
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F1800 Standard Practice for Cyclic Fatigue Testing of Metal Components of the Tibial Plateau of Total Knee Joint Prostheses
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2068 Standard specifications for femoral prostheses – metal implants
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2077 Test methods for intervertebral body fusion devices
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2193 Standard specifications and test methods for components used in surgical fixation of the spinal skeletal system
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2502 Standard specifications and test methods for resorbable plates and screws for internal fixation implants
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2580 Standard practice for evaluating the modular connection of a proximally fixed femoral hip prosthesis
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F2706 Standard test methods for occipito-cervical and occipito-cervical-thoracic spinal implant constructions in a vertebrectomy model
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F382 Standard Specifications and Test Method for Metal Bone Plates
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F384 Standard specifications and test methods for angled metal devices for orthopaedic fracture fixation
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ASTM F543 Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Metal Medical Bone Screws
Static / Fatigue Biomedical EN 843-1 Mechanical properties of monolithic ceramics at room temperature – Determination of flexural strength
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 11405 Tooth structure adhesion test
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 12189-8 Mechanical testing of implantable spinal devices – Fatigue test method for spinal implant assemblies using anterior support
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 14801 Dentistry – Implants – Dynamic load test for endosseous dental implants
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 14879-1 Total knee joint replacement Determining the strength properties of tibial knee trays
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 6872 Dentistry – Ceramic materials
Static / Fatigue Biomedicale ISO 7206 Surgical implants – Partial and total hip joint replacements
Static / Fatigue Biomedical ISO 9585 Surgical implants – Determination of flexural strength and stiffness of bone plates
TEST MATERIAL STANDARD DESCRIPTION
Static tests Rubber ISO 2439 Determination of hardness (indentation technique)
Static tests Rubber ISO 3386 Determination of stress-strain characteristics in compression

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