REL is a world leader in advanced materials research for academic, private, and commercial labs.

Over the years, REL’s President, Josh Loukus Ph.D., has developed and co-developed a number of patents which have evolved into our modular and customizable High Strain Rate Testing systems.  Our systems, based on Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar and Kolsky bar testing methods, can be found across the globe. Our advances with this technology exponentially speed up research cycles while providing comprehensive real time analytics for material properties for entirely new composites and alloys. The resulting materials are used in a wide variety of applications in transportation, safety, insulation, armor, and luxury sporting goods. When your success depends on understanding the full range of material properties for scientific research or commercial products, you can count on REL. 

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