Support Jig for Compression Test

by tbm0115, published

Support Jig for Compression Test by tbm0115 Nov 25, 2012


This is a jig to ensure your test sample doesn't buckle during a material sample compression test.

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Print two jig pieces

Sandwich sample between two jig pieces with teeth on sample

Insert a bolt in each bolt hole with one washer (4 bolts and 4 washers total)

Add 4 more washers on the opposite side

Thread 4 wingnuts (or nuts if you prefer) and lightly tighten (finger tight)

Install entire setup to Load Machine.

Have fun breaking things! :D