QMA - Quasi-static mechanical analyser

Description

The QMA is designed to measure the BIOT elastic properties of porous materials. These properties are the Young's modulus, the damping coefficient and the Poisson's ratio.

Standards & certifications

  • ISO 18437-5

Main advantages

  • Measurement method according to ISO 18437-5

  • Automatic measuring system with user-friendly interface

  • Measurement method taken from the scientific literature

Applications

  • Quality Control;

  • Research and development;

  • Model acoustic materials;

Included

  • The test bench;

  • QMA-X software;

  • Sample centralizers;

  • A verification sample;

  • Calibration wedges;

  • Compression plates.

Accessories

  • Circular knives for porous materials

  • Porous material slicer

  • Foam-X Software

  • Nova software

Measured properties

  • Young's modulus (E)

  • Poisson's ratio (ν)

  • Damping (or loss) factor (η)

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