automated system for dma instruments

Automated systems for DMA+ Series

Metravib Xpander is a unique cost-effective solution to address the increasing throughput requirement of testing laboratories. Xpander is an automated specimen handling system dedicated to the DMA+ series Dynamic Mechanical Analyzers. Xpander allows DMA test campaigns to run continuously around the clock and autonomously without any operator intervention. Xpander’s flexibility makes possible to accommodate with material specimens of various shapes and sizes. As a pioneer in the automation of dynamic testing, Metravib has been supplying the leaders of the rubber and tire industries with robust automated  DMA for more than 20 years.

Reliability of DMA testing

Assets of the Metravib Xpander fully automated system

  • Designed for continuous testing 24/7/365
  • Eliminates human error by fully automating testing
  • Improves reliability and reproducibility of DMA test results
  • High specimen storage capability
  • Fast adaptation to various specimen geometries and sizes
  • Fast conversion to various testing modes: compression, tension, shear
  • Fast conversion to manual use
  • Modular design to address customized testing requirements
  • Future proof technology
  • Cost effective
  • Reduced foot print
  • Reduced maintenance
robotized arm of automated specimen handling system of dynamic mechanical analyzer
automated dma tension test

Metravib Xpander applications

  • Automated DMA tests
  • Industrial routine tests
  • Quality control tests
  • Rubber and polymer testing