Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Co., Inc.

Contact Information

Please visit: Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Co., Inc.

Mailing Address:
1065 Easton Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044 US

Phone: 215-675-7100
Fax: 215-441-0899

A Special Message from Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Co., Inc.

Tinius Olsen introduces their new model MP1200 melt indexer which sets the new standard with unprecendented temperature accuracy and stability. Combined with our tensile, impact, heat distortion, moisture and other testers, we are your one stop shop for your testing needs.

MP1200M shown with programmable piston displacement transducer and automatic cutter.

MP1200M shown with programmable piston displacement transducer and automatic cutter.

Melt Index testing equipment

The manual MP1200 comes with everything you need (except weights & laboratory balance) to perform an ASTM D1238 Procedure A (manual cut) melt flow index tests (MFR). Test loads are applied manually. The MP1200 can be upgraded with optional features including ISO 1133 tools and an encoder based programmable piston displacement transducer, or PPDT for short, for testing according to Procedures B & C (ASTM D1238) or for volume measurement tests (MVR)and melt density calculations.



The MP1200 features the latest in melt flow measurement technology and allow operators to quickly and easily set up and perform melt flow test according to ASTM D1238, ISO 1133-1 &2 and other international and industrial specifications.

 The MP1200 is available in 2 distinct versions, a manual version, model MP1200, and a motorized version, model MP1200M.

Model 25ST - 25kN (5,000lbf) tensile tester shown with Bluetooth controller

Model 25ST - 25kN (5,000lbf) tensile tester shown with Bluetooth controller

Tensile, compressive, tear, peel, flexural, shear strength testers

Tinius Olsen's line of Benchtop Materials Testing Machines are designed to test a wide spectrum of materials including metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, paper, yarn, wire, adhesives, ceramics, timber, foils, composites and finished components in tension, compression, flexure or shear. Maximum frame capacities from 1kN (200lbf, 100kg).

Tinius Olsen offers two types of tensile tester at the listed capacity thresholds, namely the S series and the T series. The S series includes a control panel as part of the test frame to allow the machine to be used independently, whereas the T series must be connected to a Windows PC to be used. In addition to our standard test frames, Tinius Olsen offers a couple of select application testing frames capable of accomodating wide specimens or testing at ultra high speeds.

All testing hardware is fully complemented by Tinius Olsen developed software that turns your hardware into a sophisticated quality analysis system. Be sure to examine the software products to determine which package is right for your application.

Model IT504 shown with optional cooling chamber and extra weights

Model IT504 shown with optional cooling chamber and extra weights

Charpy and Izod Impact test equipment

Our Charpy and Izod impact testers feature a compound pendulum which virtually eliminates windage losses yet allows simple and rapid changes in capacity without changing the pendulum. Simply adding weight sets on the pendulum increases the amount of available energy from 2J to 25J; to reduce or increase available energies beyond this range requires a change in pendulum. A cooling chamber, that uses LN2 cooling medium, can be attached to lower the sample temperature to -70 oC. Click on link for more info.

Company Profile


Tinius Olsen is one of the world’s foremost specialist manufacturers and supplier of testing machinery for almost all industry sectors. Our machines are designed for use in Research and Quality Control departments to Measure, Prove, and Check the strength and performance of materials, be they metals, composites, polymers, rubbers, adhesives, etc., and finished components. A whole series of physical tests are available including tension, shear, compression, flex / bend, puncture / burst, tear, peel, melt flow, impact, friction, stiffness, heat distortion / vicat, and torsion. All such tests are designed and implemented by Tinius Olsen in accordance with key international testing standards including ISO, EN, ASTM, DIN, BS, JIS and other industrial standards.

Product Categories of Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Co., Inc.

  • Computer and Automation Testing Auxiliaries
  • Moisture Analyzers
  • Other Testing/Analysis Equipment
  • Physical/Mechanical Properties Testers
  • Rheometers, Viscometers, Melt Indexers

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