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Quasi-static Mechanical Analyzer

QMA – Quasi-static Mechanical Analyzer

QMA measures the elastic properties of a wide range of materials used for noise control.  The measurement is based on standard ISO 18437-5 and uses disc-shaped samples.

Material properties

➡ Young’s modulus (E)

➡ Poisson’s ratio (ν)

➡ Damping loss factor (η)


The QMA is used by the world’s leading materials suppliers in both the automotive and aircraft industries for :

  • Quality control in the manufacturing process of materials
  • R&D applications
  • Feeding acoustical prediction software

The elastic properties measured with the QMA are compatible with the Biot’s poro-elasticity equations and leading noise control prediction codes such as: NOVA and
VA One.


QMA system includes :

  • QMA hardware
  • USB DAQ system
  • QMA-X software
  • a certified verification sample to validate the test procedure

The QMA-X software fully controls the measurement and calculates the statistics on the measurement of the elastic properties.  The measurement frequency range is typically 10-100 Hz.  The QMA works with disc shaped samples.

Other Mecanum’s Related Products

➡ Grids and rings

 Porous material slicer

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