Fundamental Steel Compression Platens

Our value-priced, fundamental steel platens for compression testing of foam, composites, bottles, and plastic containers. They are available in a wide range of diameters with force ratings of 20 kN, 100 kN, and 300 kN.

Key benefits

  • Precision-ground, hardened surfaces enhance platen durability.
  • Specimen centering grooves, anti-rotation features, and integrated alignment pins enhance test accuracy and repeatability.


  • Compression

Test Specimens

  • Composites
    • Carbon Fiber
    • Ceramic Matrix Composites
    • Composites
    • Metal Matrix Composites
    • Polymer Matrix
  • Plastics

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