compression

To a “T”

To a “T”

  Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Company and ASTM were born in the same time and place. The expression that “necessity is the mother of invention” was never more true than when it comes to the births of ASTM and Tinius…

“Stiction” and Tack testing

“Stiction” and Tack testing

The word “stiction” is a portmanteau of the term static friction and, perhaps, the verb ‘stick’, so when a customer called looking to perform a stiction test, we were understandably confused when he described a modified tack test. The customer…