Our electromechanical Universal Testing Machines are capable of performing virtually any test on almost any material when coupled with our unmatched line of standard and custom testing accessories. As with all ATS equipment, any of our standard frame designs can be custom-modified by our experienced Engineering department to suit nearly any application or space restriction.



  • Performs: tension, compression, shear and flexure tests on variety of materials
  • Benchtop design
  • Microprocessor-based load cell signal conditioner
  • Rigid-column construction with single-screw drive
  • Heat treated and hard-chrome plated columns
  • Lower moving crosshead


  •  Furnaces
  • Heating and cooling chambers
  • Recorders
  • Fixtures
  • Grips
  • Additional options available, contact ATS for more information!

Model 905

  • High accuracy in capacities up to 5,000 lbs

Model 910

  • High accuracy in capacities up to 10,000 lbs
Series 900 Universal Testing Machines


Load Frame Model 905 Model 910
Capacity 5,000 lbf. (22.2kN) 10,000 lbf. (44.4kN)
Horizontal Clearance 16 in.
16 in.
Type Bench top, single screw
Testing Area Tension and compression above moving crosshead
Crosshead Guidance Twin-screw drive with independent chrome-plated guide rods
Vertical Clearance 36 in. (914mm) STANDARD, excluding grips or fixtures*
Crosshead Travel 24 in. (610mm)STANDARD*
Limit Switches Manually adjustable
Crosshead Guidance Independent chrome-plated guide rods
Upper Crosshead Adjustable
Crosshead Controls
Speed Ranges 0.02-2.00 in./min. (0.50-50mm/min STANDARD
0.20-20.00 in./min (5.0-500mm/min) OPTIONAL
Crosshead Speed Selection 0.1% increments of speed range
Speed Accuracy ±1%
Digital Speed Display English or Metric units
Load Measuring
Load Weighing Accuracy ±0.5% of indicated load, ±0.1% of range in use
Ranges 10%, 20%, 50%, 100% of load cell in use
Automatic Overload Protection STANDARD
Peak Load Recall STANDARD
Digital Display STANDARD –selectable English or Metric units
Load Cells Available Under 1lb through 10,000lbs.
Up to five load cells can be used
Automatic Break Detect STANDARD
Power Requirements 120 or 240 VAC, 1 Phase, 50/60Hz
Displacement Measuring System and Zero-Return
High Precision Optical increment encoder
Range Full crosshead travel
Output Range to Recorder 0.2 in, 2 in., 10 in., or 20 in. at 10V full scale
Display Digital
Resolution 0.0001 in. (0.001mm)
Zero Return Push-button actuated return to zero position