Tensile Testing

Subsea Fluid Services can offer a range of tensile testing to ISO and ASTM standards on our state of the art tensile test unit.

This unit is capable of pulling up to 50kN (11,240 lbf) and comes with a variety of attachments to facilitate different types of testing requirements. Suitable test materials include rubber, elastomers, plastics, fibre and metals. Separate bespoke test jigs are also available which can be used to pre-tension test samples within the test fluid.

Please refer to the tables below for more information on the test rig capabilities and typical testing we offer and do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

’if a fluid touches it, we can test it!’
Tensile Testing
Tensile test rig with pulling force up to 50kN (11,240 lbf) for testing elastomers, metals, plastics, rubber & fibres.
Rig Capabilities
Typical Testing
  • 50 kN (11,250 lbf) capacity
  • 0.005 to 500 mm/min test speed
  • Capable of testing to a wide range of industry standards
  • Accurate data acquisition by Bluehill 3 software
  • Customized test methods and report templates where reqd.
  • Samples can be pre-conditioned prior to testing
  • Tension and Compression testing available
  • Evaluation of tensile properties before and after fluid contact
  • Evaluation of in-service materials for preventative maintenance
  • Slow straining capability to determine point of stress cracking
  • Testing to wide range of ISO standards including:
  • ISO 37, 527, 6892, D638, D885, D1414, ASTM E8, ASTM F519
  • Testing to ISO 13628-5 on both braid and hose liners
  • Other test methods are available on request
Subsea Fluid Services Serving the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry worldwide
Component Testing


Specialist engineers have designed
and built test rigs for :
Directional control valves (DCV)
Down hole safety valves (DHSV)
Laboratory services


Team of scientists and state of the
art laboratory facilities for :
Fluid analysis
Material compatibility
Mechanical testing
Spectroscopy (FTIR & ICP)
Microscopy (SEM)
Consultancy services


Wide range of bespoke consultancy
Services Including :
IT software development
On-site surveys
Environmental audits & updates

Subsea Fluid Services Limited

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