Kolsky Bar (SHPB) Equipment, High Strain Rate Testing, and Open Source Testing Software
REL is your best resource for custom development of a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar or Kolsky Bar. With over 15 years of manufacturing Hopkinson bars and in-house testing, we have the experience and engineering team to meet your needs. We offer in-house testing services or can create a customized Kolsky bar system to meet your needs. With our own custom designed Split Hopkinson Pressure bars called, Sure-Test SystemsTM we include cameras, specimen heaters, data acquisition, bar types (tension, compression, torsion), and customize to size.
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