Introducing the NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester, a state-of-the-art computerized machine designed specifically for the torsion testing of a wide range of materials including metals, non-metals, composite materials, and component parts. This testing machine boasts a horizontal type load frame with high stiffness, ensuring accurate and reliable test results.
Equipped with a high-precision torque sensor, the NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is able to accurately measure the torque value of the material being tested. Additionally, it features a high-precision torsion angle meter, which accurately measures the torsion angle of the material.
With its various control modes, this torsion tester provides maximum flexibility in testing different types of materials. The machine's computerized real-time display of testing data and various testing curves provide users with a comprehensive and detailed view of the test results.
Whether you're testing metals, non-metals, composite materials, or component parts, the NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is the perfect tool for achieving accurate and reliable torsion test results.
The NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is a highly advanced testing machine that comprises a host machine, torsion angle measuring device, dedicated measuring system, and a computer. When conducting a test, the computer sends instructions to the control unit, which in turn drives the servo motor to operate. The moving grip rotates along with the reducer, causing the sample to undergo torque. The torque is then transmitted to the fixed grip, and the torque sensor detects this torque, sending a signal to the amplifying circuit of the control unit.
The amplified signal is converted from analog to digital and displayed in real-time on the computer screen. The torque angle is measured using an optical encoder, providing accurate and precise measurement of the torsion angle.
The NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester features computer-controlled English testing software that enables users to control various testing parameters, including torque control, torsion angle control, and deformation control. This software allows for testing speed and other control parameters to be set, while displaying real-time data, such as torque, yield torque, maximum torque, torque strength, angle, and torsion speed.
This highly sophisticated testing machine is perfect for a variety of testing applications, including research and quality control testing. Its advanced features provide reliable and precise results, making the NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester a valuable addition to any testing laboratory.
Test Capacities: 200N.m, 500N.m, 1,000N.m, 2,000N.m, 6,000N.m.
Max. Torque Capacity (N.m)
Torque Measuring Range (N.m)
Distance Between Grips (mm)
Min. Torque Reading (N.m)
Relative Error of Torque
≤±1.0% (from 20% of each full range)
Relative Repeatability Error of Torque
≤±1.0% (from 20% of each full range)
Max. Reading of Torsion Angle
Resolution of Torque Angle
Horizontal Opening (Without Grips) (mm)
Maximum Test Speed (RPM)
Close-loop control: it supports constant rotation angle, constant torque control, target hold and hold time.
ASTM A938 is a standard specification established by ASTM International, an organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus standards for various industries. This particular standard specifies the test method for wire specimen torsion.
The ASTM A938 standard outlines the procedure for conducting torsion testing of metallic wire specimens to determine their mechanical properties, such as torsional strength and modulus of elasticity. The standard provides guidelines for sample preparation, testing equipment, testing procedures, and data analysis.
Torsion testing according to this standard involves subjecting a wire specimen to a twisting force until it fractures or reaches a specified deformation. The torque applied and the resulting twist angle is measured during the test. Using these measurements, it is possible to determine a material's ability to withstand torsional loads and how it will behave when subjected to twisting forces.
By following the guidelines of ASTM A938, manufacturers, researchers, and quality control professionals can ensure consistent and reliable testing of wire specimens. The standard helps in comparing the torsional properties of different materials and determining their suitability for specific applications.
NextGen’s GenTor Horizontal Torsion Tester complies with ASTM A938 standard.
ASTM E143 is a standard test method established by ASTM International for measuring the modulus of elasticity in torsion. This standard provides guidelines for determining materials' torsional properties, specifically the shear modulus or rigidity modulus.
The standard outlines the procedure for performing torsion tests on cylindrical specimens to measure their shear modulus. The shear modulus is a measure of a material's resistance to shear deformation under torsional forces.
The ASTM E143 test method involves applying torque to a specimen while measuring the resulting angular displacement. The shear modulus is then calculated based on the specimen dimensions and the applied torque.
The standard provides specifications for test setup, specimen preparation, test procedure, and data analysis. It ensures that the torsion test is conducted accurately and consistently across different laboratories and testing facilities.
NextGen GenTor Horizontal Torsion Tester complies with ASTM E143 standard.
ISO 7800 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that provides guidelines for metallic materials torsional testing. This standard specifies the general principles and procedures for conducting torsion tests to determine the torsional properties of metallic specimens.
The standard outlines the test setup, specimen preparation, and testing procedure for measuring metallic materials' torsional properties. It covers a wide range of metallic materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and provides guidance on the selection of test parameters such as torque levels, test speed, and specimen dimensions.
ISO 7800 promotes the standardization and harmonization of torsional testing practices. This enables accurate comparison of test results across different laboratories and facilitating the exchange of data within the international engineering and manufacturing community. It contributes to the overall quality, safety, and reliability of metallic materials used in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, and manufacturing.
NextGen’s GenTor Horizontal Torsion Tester complies with ISO 7800 standard.
GB10128 is a standard for torsion testing of metallic materials. It provides guidelines and requirements for conducting torsion tests on various metallic specimens to determine their torsional properties.
This standard covers the general principles, test methods, and equipment requirements for torsion testing. It specifies the test setup, specimen preparation, and testing procedure to ensure accurate and reliable measurement of metallic materials' torsional properties.
GB10128 outlines the selection and preparation of test specimens, including considerations of sample shape, dimensions, and surface conditions. It also defines testing parameters such as torque levels, test speed, and measurement techniques to be used during the test.
By adhering to these standard guidelines, manufacturers, researchers, and testing laboratories can ensure standardized and consistent torsion testing of metallic materials. The standard helps to ensure the quality, reliability, and safety of metallic components and structures in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, machinery, and construction.
NextGen GenTor Horizontal Torsion Tester complies with GB10128 standard.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester is an exceptional machine that offers unmatched versatility for conducting torsion tests on a wide range of materials. Its capability to evaluate the torsional properties of metals, non-metals, composite materials, and component parts makes it an invaluable tool across various industries, including manufacturing, research and development, and quality control.
With its expansive testing range, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester provides unparalleled flexibility and accuracy in assessing the torsional strength, flexibility, and performance characteristics of different materials. Whether you need to analyze metal components' performance under torsional stress, evaluate the flexibility of non-metal materials, or study composite materials' behaviour in torsion, this advanced testing machine delivers precise and reliable results.
Equipped with high-precision torque measurement and a real-time data display system, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester ensures accurate and consistent test outcomes. The comprehensive data obtained from the testing process empowers engineers, researchers, and quality control professionals to make informed decisions and ensure the highest standards of product quality and reliability.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester is equipped with a horizontal type load frame, which plays a critical role in ensuring accurate and reliable test results. The load frame serves as the structural component of the testing machine and is specifically designed to provide high stiffness.
The horizontal load frame configuration offers several advantages. Firstly, it enhances the stability and balance of the machine during torsion testing, minimizing any potential vibrations or distortions that could affect the accuracy of the results. Secondly, the horizontal orientation allows for uniform distribution of the applied load, ensuring consistent testing conditions across different materials.
The high stiffness of the load frame is crucial for maintaining the testing setup integrity. It prevents any excessive deflection or deformation of the frame when subjected to torsional forces, enabling precise measurement of the torsional properties of the tested materials. This stiffness is achieved through robust materials and precise engineering techniques, ensuring the load frame's durability and reliability.
NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is designed to deliver precise and reliable measurements of torque and torsion angle through its advanced features and high-precision sensors. Equipped with a top-of-the-line torque sensor, this testing machine ensures accurate measurement of the torque value exerted on the material under examination. The torque sensor is specifically engineered to provide precise readings, enabling accurate torsional assessment.
Moreover, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester incorporates a high-precision torsion angle meter that accurately measures the torsion angle of the material. This meter is finely calibrated to capture even the slightest angular changes, offering a detailed understanding of the material's behaviour under torsional stress.
These high-precision sensors synergize with the tester's advanced control system and data processing capabilities. The real-time display of testing data and various testing curves empowers users to closely monitor torque and torsion angle values throughout the testing process, ensuring meticulous measurement accuracy.
Yes, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester is designed to provide users with incredible flexibility through its diverse range of control modes. These modes allow operators to conduct tests on various materials with precision and customization, catering to each material's specific requirements.
With the ability to adjust parameters such as torque control, torsion angle control, and deformation control, users can fine-tune the testing process to suit their needs. Whether it involves applying a constant torque, maintaining a particular torsion angle, or controlling the deformation rate, the machine offers versatility and adaptability.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester features a user-friendly computer interface that displays real-time testing data and various testing curves. This comprehensive visual representation empowers users to closely monitor the test progress and observe how the material responds to torsional stress. This real-time monitoring enhances the analysis and interpretation of the data, enabling a precise evaluation of the material's torsional properties.
Yes, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester is equipped with a computerized display that provides real-time testing data and various testing curves. This advanced feature allows users to monitor and analyze test results easily and precisely.
The computerized display offers a comprehensive and detailed view of the test data, providing valuable insights into the material's torsional behaviour. Users can observe torque values, torsion angles, and other relevant parameters recorded in real-time during the test.
The display also presents testing curves, which visually represent the relationship between torque and torsion angle over time. These curves help users identify patterns, trends, and abnormalities in test data, enabling them to make informed decisions and interpretations.
With this computerized display, users can gather accurate and up-to-date information about material performance under torsional stress. It enhances the efficiency and effectiveness of the testing process, allowing for precise analysis and evaluation of the material's torsional properties.
NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is a sophisticated testing machine that consists of four essential components: the host machine, torsion angle measuring device, dedicated measuring system, and computer.
The host machine plays a crucial role as the main structure of the tester, providing stability and support for torsion tests. It is designed to accommodate various mechanisms and sensors necessary for accurate and reliable measurements.
The torsion angle measuring device determines the torsion angle of the material under test. By accurately measuring this angle, users can analyze material behaviour and performance during torsional stress.
In conjunction with the torsion angle measuring device, the dedicated measuring system captures and processes data throughout the testing process. It provides reliable and consistent results by capturing measurements from various sensors accurately.
The computer acts as the central control unit of NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester. It receives and processes data from the dedicated measuring system, allowing users to monitor the real-time display of testing data and various testing curves.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester utilizes computer-controlled English testing software, which provides extensive capabilities for controlling and customizing testing parameters. Users can benefit from features such as torque control, torsion angle control, and deformation control.
With torque control, operators can set specific torque levels, ensuring precise torque application to the material under test and maintaining controlled testing conditions.
Torsion angle control allows users to define and maintain specific torsion angles throughout the test, facilitating the study of material behaviour at particular angles and enabling comparative analyses.
Deformation control is a valuable feature that enables users to regulate the rate and extent of deformation in the material. This facilitates the examination of material response under various load and condition scenarios.
Computer-controlled software provides a user-friendly interface, allowing operators to input desired parameters and monitor the testing process in real-time. This enhances operational efficiency and accuracy, enabling precise control over testing variables and ensuring consistent and reliable results.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester offers a versatile solution for torsion testing by providing a range of torque capacities. With options available in 200N.m, 500N.m, 1,000N.m, 2,000N.m, and 6,000N.m, this machine caters to a variety of testing requirements.
The availability of multiple torque capacities ensures that NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester can accommodate different material types and testing scenarios. Whether you are working with small or large specimens or examining materials with varying torque resistance, this machine offers the flexibility to meet your specific needs.
By offering a diverse range of torque capacities, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester empowers users across various industries and applications. Whether you are engaged in research and development, quality control, or material characterization, this machine provides the necessary torque options to conduct precise and reliable torsion tests on your materials.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester provides users with a range of torque measuring options to suit different testing needs. The available torque measuring ranges for this machine are 4-200 N.m, 10-500 N.m, 20-1000 N.m, 40-2000 N.m, and 24-6000 N.m.
These torque measuring ranges cater to a wide variety of materials and applications. Whether you are working with smaller, more delicate materials that require lower torque levels or larger, more robust materials that demand higher torque levels, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester has you covered.
By offering multiple torque measuring ranges, this testing machine ensures versatility and accuracy in torsion testing. It allows users to select the appropriate torque range based on specific material properties and testing requirements, resulting in precise and reliable measurement of torsional characteristics.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester offers different options for the distance between grips to accommodate a range of testing requirements. The available distances between grips are 0-500 mm and 4-1000 mm. These options provide flexibility in choosing the appropriate grip distance based on the size and dimensions of the materials being tested.
Adjustable grip distance is essential for accurate and reliable test results. It allows users to accommodate various sample sizes and configurations, ensuring proper alignment and secure gripping during the torsion test.
The wide range of grip distances also enables users to conduct tests on different types of materials, including those of varying lengths or shapes. Whether you are working with shorter samples or longer specimens, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester can be adjusted to meet your specific testing needs.
Having the ability to customize the grip distance enhances the versatility of the testing machine. This makes it suitable for a wide range of applications in industries such as manufacturing, research and development, and quality control.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester offers a minimum torque reading range of 0.01 N.m. This means that it can accurately measure torque values as low as 0.01 N.m during torsion testing.
The ability to measure such low torque values is particularly beneficial when dealing with materials that exhibit delicate or subtle torsional behaviour. It allows for precise analysis and characterization of how the material responds to torsional stress, especially in applications where high sensitivity is required.
With a minimum torque reading range of 0.01 N.m, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester provides researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals with valuable insights into the performance and behaviour of materials under different torsional loads. This information plays a critical role in making informed decisions related to product development, process optimization, and quality assurance.
NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester has a relative error of torque that is ≤±1.0%. This means that the measured torque values can deviate from the true values by a maximum of 1.0% within 20% of each full range.
The relative error of torque is a measure of the accuracy and precision of the torque measurements obtained from the testing machine. With a ≤±1.0% relative error, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester provides reliable and consistent torque measurements, ensuring confidence in the accuracy of the test results.
By maintaining a low relative error, the tester enables researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals to obtain precise and trustworthy data regarding materials' torsional properties. This information is crucial for making critical decisions about product design, material selection, and performance evaluation.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester has a relative repeatability error of torque of ≤±1.0% (from 20% of each full range). This specification indicates the level of variation or inconsistency that can occur in torque measurements when performing repeated tests within the specified torque range.
The ≤±1.0% relative repeatability error means that, when conducting multiple tests within 20% of each full range of torque capacity, the measured torque values should remain within a maximum deviation of ±1.0% from the average value. This level of repeatability ensures that the testing results are consistent and reliable, allowing for an accurate assessment of the material's torsional properties.
By minimizing repeatability error, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester enhances torque measurements confidence and precision. This is particularly critical when evaluating materials that require highly accurate and repeatable torque data.
The low relative repeatability error of ≤±1.0% demonstrates the machine's capability to provide reliable and consistent torque measurements, enabling researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals to make informed decisions based on precise and repeatable test results.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester is capable of accurately measuring torsion angles up to 9999.9°. This wide range allows for the evaluation of materials experiencing significant torsional deformation and enables researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals to study material behaviour under high torsional stresses or large angular displacements.
The maximum reading of 9999.9° ensures precise and reliable data capture for comprehensive analysis. This information is vital for understanding materials' torsional properties, assessing their performance under different conditions, and making informed decisions in design, manufacturing, and quality assurance processes.
With its ability to measure high torsion angles, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester offers versatility and accuracy across various industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, and materials science. It empowers users to explore the mechanical properties of materials subjected to torsional loads and gain valuable insights into their behaviour, ultimately enhancing product development, performance optimization, and quality control efforts.
NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is designed with a high-resolution torque angle measurement capability, offering an impressive precision of 0.1°. This feature allows the machine to accurately detect and display even the slightest changes in torsion angle, providing users with detailed insights into the material's behaviour under torsional stress.
The 0.1° resolution empowers researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals to conduct in-depth analyses of the material's mechanical properties and response to torsional forces. By capturing subtle variations in the torsion angle, it enables a comprehensive understanding of how the material deforms and behaves during testing.
The high-resolution measurement capability of NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester equips users with valuable data for making informed decisions. It enables the identification of critical points of deformation and optimizes designs and enhances overall performance.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester horizontal opening (without grips) is 675 mm. This refers to the maximum distance between the two grips of the machine when no additional grips or attachments are installed.
The horizontal opening accommodates different sizes and shapes of test specimens. With a generous 675 mm opening, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester provides ample space for a wide range of materials to be securely held and subjected to torsional forces.
This feature ensures versatility and flexibility in testing various materials, including rods, bars, tubes, and other components. The spacious horizontal opening allows for convenient specimen placement and adjustment, facilitating efficient and accurate testing procedures.
Whether conducting research and development, quality control, or material characterization, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester's generous horizontal opening ensures compatibility with a diverse range of test specimens, making it a reliable and adaptable tool for torsion testing applications.
NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester has a maximum test speed of 1.5 RPM. This refers to the highest rotational speed at which the machine can perform torsion tests.
Test speed is crucial as it determines the rate of torsional deformation. Higher test speeds enable faster testing, which is beneficial for large-scale experiments or situations where time is limited.
However, it's critical to consider that the appropriate test speed depends on the material's properties and the specific testing requirements. Different materials may behave differently at various speeds, and certain applications may necessitate slower or more controlled testing to accurately evaluate the material's response to torsional stress.
With a maximum test speed of 1.5 RPM, NextGen’s GenTor Torsion Tester offers a versatile range suitable for various applications. It ensures efficient testing while maintaining the necessary control and accuracy to obtain dependable and meaningful results.
The torsion speed range of NextGen GenTor Torsion Tester is 0.1-1000°/min, with stepless adjustment. This means that the machine offers a wide range of torsion speeds, allowing users to select any value between 0.1 and 1000 degrees per minute, without predefined increments or steps.
The stepless adjustment feature provides users with precise control over the torsion speed, enabling them to fine-tune the testing conditions based on their specific requirements. This flexibility is particularly valuable when testing different materials with varying torsional properties or when conducting research that necessitates a specific range of torsion speeds.
The ability to adjust the torsion speed within such a broad range empowers researchers, engineers, and quality control professionals to explore a wide spectrum of torsional behaviours. It facilitates detailed investigations into the material's response to different speeds and enables the characterization of its mechanical properties under varying torsional conditions.
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