Universal Testing Machines

This year marks Shimadzu’s 100th anniversary of manufacturing testing and inspection equipment. Throughout this 100-year history, Shimadzu has been at the forefront of providing precision universal testing solutions for both QA/QC and the most challenging R&D requirements. Our steadfast customer-focused commitment and unwavering dedication to technical excellence are both hallmarks of our history and the principles that enable us to offer first-class universal testers for use in the development of safer and higher quality materials and products.


AG-Xplus Series

AG-Xplus Series Electromechanical Testers

10 N to 300 kN capacity load cells

Tabletop, floor, extended-column, and custom models

AGS-X Series

AGS-X Series Electromechanical Testers

Versatile, dual-column testers

10 kN to 300 kN frame capacities

EZ Test

EZ-X Series Tabletop Electromechanical Testers/Texture Analyzers

Compact, single-column testers

1 N to 5 kN capacity load cells

UH-FX Series

UH-X/FX Series Static Hydraulic Testers

200 kN to 4,000 kN frame capacities

Front-opening grip option


TRAPEZIUM X Testing Software

Pre-loaded parameters for quick data processing. Easily create tests that comply with ASTM, ISO and JIS standards.

Accessories and Components

Service and Support

Calibration and verification of Shimadzu universal test frames are essential aspects to maintaining repeatable and reliable data. Shimadzu offers calibration and verification services for all of its universal test frames according to ASTM, with services coming soon for ISO standards.

Whether it’s a simple software question or a request about new applications, Shimadzu offers free phone support to ensure our customers get the most out of their instruments.

If the instrument is not functioning properly, onsite service and repair can be scheduled. We are dedicated to our customers. A preventative maintenance plan is a perfect solution to minimize instrument downtime. This plan includes a yearly onsite visit by a trained Shimadzu service engineer to perform scheduled maintenance, provide new software updates, and answer any questions about the instruments.