Universal / Tensile Testing

Precision Universal Test Frames and Testing Accessories

Shimadzu has been manufacturing materials testing instruments for more than 100 years. Throughout this history, Shimadzu has been at the forefront of designing testing solutions for quality control (QC) and the most challenging research and development (R&D) applications.

Dedication to customer service and passion for technical excellence are hallmarks of our history. They are the core principles that guide the design of our Universal Test Machines and all our instrumentation.

Visit our hardness, viscosity and flow testing and fatigue testing pages for information on those products.


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Product Lineup

Tensile Testing Frames

AGX-V Series Universal Electromechanical Test Frames

Shimadzu’s new precision universal test frames deliver enhanced materials testing performance with proprietary control technology that provides unparalleled functionality, control, and safety.
AGS-X Series Universal Electromechanical Test Frames

AGS-X Series Universal Electromechanical Test Frames

Practical, versatile test frames adaptable to countless applications
Universal Electromechanical Test Frames

EZ-X Series Universal Electromechanical Test Frames

Compact test frames, ideal for a wide variety of evaluation testing
EZ-SX Food Texture Analyzer

EZ-SX Food Texture Analyzer

Quantitative texture analysis, a powerful complement to sensory food testing
UH-X and UH-FX Series Universal Hydraulic Test Frames

UH-X and UH-FX Series Universal Hydraulic Test Frames

User-friendly test frames for high-capacity applications



The software ensures that anyone can easily use the AGX-V, which is equipped with a number of cutting-edge functions.
With a flexible UI that accommodates a variety of testing situations, the software is suitable for all users.



Refined software for exceptional testing support


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Whether it's a software-related inquiry or a new application, Shimadzu offers free phone support for the service life of our instrument.

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Our team of service engineers provides onsite repair and preventative maintenance services to minimize downtime and assure worry-free operation of your instrument.

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Verification & Calibration Services


Shimadzu offers ISO 17025 certified verification and calibration services to ensure your instrument is compliant with industry standards.

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