Lloyd Instruments

Specialists in Materials Testing Systems, Polymer Test Equipment and Texture Analysis Instruments

Lloyd Instruments™ is a trademark of AMETEK, Inc. and part of AMETEK Measurement & Calibration Technologies Division.

Lloyd Instruments is an established manufacturer of materials testing machines and software, polymer test instruments and texture analyzers.

Formerly known as JJ Lloyd Instruments, today Lloyd Instruments universal materials testing machines have been recognized worldwide as the standard for accurate, dependable materials analysis and testing for almost 40 years. The company's test systems and data analysis software have gained great acclaim for their ease-of-use, excellent reliability and precision measurement.

Lloyd Instruments Products:

Material Testing Machines
Lloyd Instruments materials testing systems are used widely across manufacturing in a production, quality control and research environment, by independent laboratories, research associations and in higher education. Typical industries using our test equipment include plastics, packaging, medical devices, automotive component suppliers, textiles, composites and metals. Products include:

* Material Testing Machines (up to 150 kN, 33722 lbf)
* Material Testing Analysis and Control Software
* Extensometers
* Thermal Cabinets
* Grips & Fixtures
* Safety Shields
* Software Customization Service

Texture Analyzers
Our texture analysis instruments are used by food scientists and QC departments to determine the textural properties of bakery and dairy products, confectionery, fruit and vegetables, snack foods, meat, poultry and seafood. Systems are installed throughout the world in food processing plants, product development and research laboratories and in universities teaching food science courses.

* Texture Analyzers (up to 1 kN, 225 lbf)
* Texture Analysis Probes and Fixtures
* Software for Texture Profile Analysis

Davenport Polymer Test Instruments
Davenport polymer test instruments are used in the polymer processing industry typically in blow molding, film blowing, thermoforming, extrusion and injection molding. They include:

* Melt Flow Indexers
* PET intrinsic viscosity (IV) measurement instruments
* Density Gradient Columns

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Lloyd Instruments TG270 Capstan Action Wedge Grip
This capstan action, parallel wedge grip is supplied with straight cut jaw faces as standard. It is ideal for flat or round samples. The capstan action holds the sample securely in the jaws prior to the test. Maximum sample width is 25 mm (0.98 in). Maximum sample thickness 11.5 mm (0.45 in). A range of optional cross cut and V-notch cut jaw faces are also available.

Lloyd Instruments TG280 Capstan Action Wedge Grip
This capstan action, parallel wedge grip is supplied with straight cut jaw faces as standard. It is ideal for flat or round samples. The capstan action holds the sample securely in the jaws prior to the test. Maximum sample width is 25 mm (0.98 in). Maximum sample thickness 16.5 mm (0.65 in). A range of optional cross cut and V-notch cut jaw faces are also available.

Lloyd Instruments TG295 Heavy Duty Capstan Action Wedge Grip
This capstan action wedge grip is supplied with 50 x 70 mm (1.97 x 2.76 in) cross cut jaw faces as standard for testing flat samples up to 28 mm (1.1 in) thick and 50 mm (1.97 in) wide. Round samples up to 36 mm (1.42 in) in diameter may also be tested using the appropriate optional V-notch jaw faces. V-notch jaw faces are available in three different sizes.

Lloyd Instruments TG300 Extra Pressure 5kN Vice Grip
This vice action grip is supplied with an independent tightening tool for applying extra pressure. One grip face is corrugated, the other is serrated to prevent the specimen from slipping during the test. Maximum sample width is 55 mm (2.17 in). Maximum sample thickness 12 mm (0.47 in).

Lloyd Instruments TG310 Extra Pressure 10kN Vice Grip
This vice action grip is supplied with an independent tightening tool for applying extra pressure. Both grip faces are serrated to prevent the sample from slipping during the test. Maxiumum sample width is 55 mm (2.17 in). Maximum sample thickness 12 mm (0.47 in).

Lloyd Instruments TG32 Lightweight Spring-Loaded Clamp Grip
This lightweight, spring-loaded grip has rubber faces and is ideal for very light force measurements. Maximum sample width is 5 mm (0.19 in). Maximum sample thickness 1 mm (0.04 in). Maximum sample diameter 1 mm (0.04 in)

Lloyd Instruments TG34 Vice Action Grip for Thin Film
This general purpose vice action grip is ideal for testing thin film samples. They feature an easy to use screw action and are fitted with flat, rubber-coated jaw faces. Maximum sample width is 25 mm (0.98 in). Maximum sample thickness 3 mm (0.12 in).

Lloyd Instruments TG352 Heavy Duty Capstan Action Wedge Grip
This heavy duty, capstan action parallel wedge grip helps ensure the sample is held securely prior to the test. The grips are supplied with 0-20 mm (0-0.79 in) straight cut jaw faces for testing flat samples up to 12 mm (0.47 in) thick and 50 mm (1.97 in) wide. Round samples up to 40 mm (1.57 in) in diameter may also be tested when using the appropriate optional V-notch jaw faces, available in three different sizes.

Lloyd Instruments TG412 Pneumatically Actuated Vice Grips
This pneumatically actuated vice grip is operated with a foot pedal (TG412/F) or can be specified for hand operation (TG412/H). Both grip types are supplied with 30 x 38 mm (1.18 x 1.5 in) plain metal faces. Maximum samples width is 50 mm (1.97 in) when using appropriate optional jaw faces. Maximum sample thickness 6 mm (0.24 in). A range of optional cross cut, plain and rubber jaw faces are available.

Lloyd Instruments TG420 Pneumatically Actuated Vice Grips
This pneumatically actuated vice grip is operated with a foot pedal (TG420/F) or can be specified for hand operation (TG420/H). Both grip types are supplied with 25 x 25 mm (0.98 x 0.98 in) plain metal faces. Maximum sample width is 50 mm (1.97 in) when using appropriate optional jaw faces. Maximum sample thickness 6 mm (0.24 in).A range of optional cross cut, plain and rubber jaw faces are available.