LOAD AND IMPACT TESTING

COMPRESSION – TENSION – IMPACT

POLYTESTS Services is your laboratory of choice choice for conducting compression, tension or impact tests.

We can also determine the causes of product failure and measure the constraints. We can issue recognized engineering reports in Quebec and Ontario.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU

As your partner, we work in your interest, aiming for continuous improvement, development assistance and an objective to solve production problems.

Our testing capacity:
  • Handle specific or distributed loads up to 150 tons
  • Accept samples up to 15 feet wide x 12 feet high
  • Simulate impacts of up to 350 KJ (250 kg at 100 km / h)
We can help you:
  • Validate product design
  • Identify weaknesses
  • Determine maximum service load
  • Meet specifications
  • Optimize products
  • Discover causes for repetitive breakage
  • Identify impact resistance
  • Solve recurring technical production problems
POLYTESTS Services delivers:
  • Fast and flexible service;
  • A recognized report to authorities having jurisdiction;
  • Protection in terms of possible insurance recourse in the event of a problem with your product;
  • The best possible value: after a preliminary engineering study, we design your test program to minimize the number of tests required;
  • Access to our laboratories during the tests – come see what we do for you;
  • Support from our engineers to make modifications that improve the product – it’s like having a laboratory in your plant!

STEPS TO TESTING YOUR PRODUCT

  1. Study the problem and complete a preliminary analysis.
  2. Create the test plan.
  3. Determine the required samples.
  4. Install the product on the test bench.
  5. Test the product.
  6. Issue the report.

PRODUCTS TESTED

  • Scaffolding
  • Guardrails
  • Safety ramps
  • Trailers
  • Shelving/Display Cases
  • Supports/Stands
  • Mechanical assemblies
  • Structures
  • Straps
  • Cables/Cords
  • Anchoring
  • Doors/Gates
  • Locks
  • Glass
  • Other materials