Automated testing systems not only guarantee reliable test results, but also offer opportunities to increase the overall efficiency of the customer’s laboratory. An important prerequisite for this is the network capability of our machines.

TestXpert, the successful testing software of our parent company ZwickRoell, is the standard in materials testing software with more than 40,000 installations worldwide. It has also been used in various cement/concrete applications and enables our machines to be easily connected to the customer’s laboratory information system via a freely programmable interface, which can be set up by the end user to suit his requirements.

Not only are the final test results transferred, but the entire test record can be backed up, which is an important feature for full traceability and documentation in high-level quality management systems. The easy-to-use software allows more flexibility in the use of compression and flexure testing machines. Other features such as monitoring the operation of the equipment will also be introduced. We will report on this in upcoming newsletters.