Capstan Grips at Westpak

Westpak San Jose recently acquired capstan style grips for tensile testing strapping, webbing, metal ribbon and other samples in our 50kN (11,000 lb.) load frame. The grips have a diameter of 40mm (1.6in.) and width of 80mm (3.1in.). These grips allow us to better test materials that are weakened by fixturing in traditional wedge-style grips, […]

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