TESTED.com Compression Test: How Much Weight to Burst an Exercise Ball?

Kishore and Norm brought an exercise ball sample to WESTPAK, Inc.’s accredited test lab in San Jose, CA for testing using the Compression Test machine. How much force will it take to burst the ball?   Kishore guessed 2,000 pounds while Norm said 1,000 to 1,500 pounds was his estimate. WESTPAK’s Compression Test machine uses hydraulic power to apply […]

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HALT Testing at Westpak, Inc.

Westpak’s San Diego laboratory has recently added HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Testing) to its Reliability testing capabilities.       HALT is a way to uncover problems associated with product design, materials, and production processes in the minimum amount of time. Utilizing the HALT chamber will identify which component will fail first. The objective is to locate and […]

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