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Material Test System


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LS5 Material Testing System

The LS5 is a 5 kN / 1124 lbf advanced materials testing machine that combined with our extensive range of grips, fixtures, extensometers and NexygenPlus software creates a powerful materials testing system. The system is equally suited to quality control, educational and R&D environments within a wide range of applications and test types, including medical devices, plastics, packaging, textiles, rubber and electronics to name a few.


  • Force Capacity: 5,000 N (1,124 lbf)
  • Max. Crosshead Travel, Standard Travel (Between the Eye Ends) 800 mm (31.5 in)
  • Crosshead Speed Range 0.01-1016 mm/min (0.0004-40 in/min)
  • Max. Return Speed 1016 mm/min (40 in/min)
  • Speed Accuracy (Unloaded) +/-0.2% of selected speed from 2% to 100% of max. speed
  • Min. Load Resolution (Load Cell Specific) 0.0001N (2.2x10-5 lbf)
  • Load Cell Accuracy +/-0.5% from 1% to 100% of load cell value
  • Extension Resolution <0.15 microns
  • Data Sampling Rate 8kHz
  • An extensive built-in library of test methods covering ASTM, DIN, EN, ISO and other standards
  • Test wizards for tension, compression, tearing, peeling, friction and flexural tests
  • The User Configurable Test facility, ideal for product and component testing, R&D use and specialized testing.



LS5 Data Sheet

Replaces LRX Plus test system

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