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Tension Station

SBCRI’s Component Tension Station can place single elements into tension; the load actuators and load cells allow for the application of up to 60,000 pounds of oppositional force.

Testing can be done on this station under the following standards:

ASTM D198 – Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
ASTM D1037 – Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials
ASTM D4761 – Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Properties of Lumber and Wood Base Structural Material