The Direct Flame (FLMR-1000) is a precision micro-torch for heating metallic samples in tension experiments. This is coupled with the FLMR-EYE for 1ms IR temp sensing resolution during testing.

For high-temperature tension testing, samples must be heated in place without affecting bar properties.  The direct flame heating method is best suited for this task.  A precision oxy-acetylene torch utilizes various tips to heat tension sample gauge sections up to and beyond 1000C.  A no-contact IR temperature sensing meter gives real-time sample surface temperature measurements. 

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REL Engineered Solutions High Strain Rate Testing Heating Direct Flame


  • High-temperature capability (1000C+)
  • Heats sample in place on test platform
  • IR temperature measurement for calibration and recording
  • Magnetic positioning arms for torch and IR sensor
  • Requires oxy-acetylene gas bottle supply
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