Lloyd Instruments

TG270 Capstan Action Wedge Grip

Capstan Action Parallel Wedge Grip supplied with straight cut faces for flat samples as standard. Capstan action enables the sample to be held tightly in the jaws before commencing the test.

Tensile testing for general metallurgical and composite applications by stretching a sample to break and recording the relationship between force and extension.


Maximum Capacity 30 kN 6744 lbf
Minimum Load Cell 500 N 112 lbf
Gripping Length 50 mm 2.0 in
Max Sample Width 25 mm 1.0 in
Max Sample Thickness 11.5 mm 0.5 in
Eye End Diameter 31.7 mm 1.2 in
Weight Each 4.5 Kg 1.0 lb
Length Each 195 mm 7.7 in
Temperature Limits -70°C +200°C