Fatigue Machines

FATIGUE MACHINES

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Location

Hill Hall 160

Contact

Garrison Hommer – ghommer@mines.edu

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Facility Details

The Mechanical Testing (MT) labs within the Mines Shared Instrumentation Facility (SIF) include a variety of monotonic, fatigue, temperature, and strain measurement capabilities. These capabilities cover a wide range of load capacities and resolutions, displacement rates, loading configurations, and custom fixturing. Strain measurement capabilities are available for 1D, 2D, and 3D using extensometers and digital image correlation (DIC) across temperature ranges of -129 to 1200 °C.

EQUIPMENT

SATEC SONNTAG FATIGUE TESTING SYSTEM SF-1-U
The SATEC Sonntag SF-1-U is a shaker-table style fatigue system configurable for bending, Krouse-type, and torsion up to 30 Hz. Load capacities are up to 680 Nm bending and 2700 Nm torsion.

FATIGUE DYNAMICS RBF-200 ROTATING BENDING FATIGUE
The DIC Fatigue Dynamics RBF-200 is rotating bending fatigue machine that can operate up to 83 Hz with a load capacity up to 23 Nm.