Description of the goods or services required
(NU/1474) Supply of a Static tensile and compression test machine with environmental chamber + CO2 Cooling option
Newcastle University is a partner of the Joint Rolling Stock Centre of Excellence which will form part of the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN), funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). As part of this project, there is a requirement for a floor standing universal, static testing system that can perform tensile and compression testing; and with appropriate fixtures perform shear, flexure, peel, tear, cyclic and bending tests. It is also required to include an environmental chamber that has a capability of CO2 cooling.
The scope of this contract is for the supply and delivery of equipment as detailed in the Invitation to Tender document, to the University, with after-sales support and 12 months warranty and maintenance
compression, test, tensile, system, environmental, chamber