Ethan Heil, a 18 year old male from Salem, VA asks on August 30, 2004,I was reading about the tensile strength of certain fabrics, and was wondering what kind of instrument one would use to find the tensile strength of a material.
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There are companies such as Instron or Hounsfield that sell cloth tensile strength testing equipment. The instrument is just called a materials testing machine. An example is the Tinius Olsen.
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