2 kN Pneumatic Grip

Pneumatic Side Action Grips

Our most popular tensile grip and installed on more than half of all Instron universal testing machines.  These grips are easy to use, extremely versatile, and efficient for high volume testing.  Up to 10kN force capacity.

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wedge action grip

Wedge Action Tensile Grips

A classic, simple, and robust tensile grip design; manual wedge action grips are perfect for metals, composites, and plastic.  Designed for easy specimen loading, alignment, and positioning.  Up to 150kN force capacity.

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Screw side action tensile grip

Screw Side Action Tensile Grips

Screw action grips provide a very simple and efficient method for holding test specimens and are most commonly used for biomedical, plastic film, electronic, and adhesive applications.  Up to 10kN force capacity.

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2742-601 ±500kN Fatigue Rated Hydraulic Wedge Grips

Advanced Hydraulic Wedge Action Tensile Grips – Static & Dynamic

The best grips available for most metal and composite tensile testing applications. A hydraulic grip pump is required if installing these on an electromechanical system. Up to 500kN force capacity.

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Self-tightening Roller Grip

Self-Tightening Roller Tensile Grips

Simple and efficient self-tightening tensile grips that are perfect for elastomers and thin films.  Up to 5kN force capacity.

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Textile Cord, Yarn, and Rope Tensile Grip

Textile Cord, Yarn, and Rope Tensile Grips

Grips designed specifically for tensile testing yarn, thread, rope, cord, tube, sutures, and wire.

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1500 kN Hydraulic Wedge Action Grips breaking rebar

Hydraulic Wedge Action Tensile Grips

Hydraulic wedge action grips for Instron's high-capacity static hydraulic universal testing systems. Up to 2,000kN force capacity.

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Hydraulic Dual Side Acting Grips, 250kN Catalog no. W-5450

Hydraulic Side Action Tensile Grips

Hydraulic side-acting DuraSync™ high capacity grips deliver enhanced gripping performance, usability, and operator safety over traditional grip designs. Up to 2,000kN force capacity.

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Webbing Capstan Grips Catalog no. CP108121

Webbing Tensile Grips

Perfect for texile webbing, cargo straps, and seat belt material.  Due to the the diversity of materials and widths, most of the grips we supply are custom made for your application.

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25kN 100Nm Fatigue Rated Hydraulic Wedge Action Grips for 8874 Machine Catalog no. 8260C

Torsion and Axial-Torsion Grips

Axial-torsion grips for the Instron 8874 bi-axial servohydraulic testing system, and torsion grips for Instron MT torsion testing systems.

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±1 kN Pneumatic Fatigue Grips Catalog no. 2742-103

Pneumatic Wedge Action Tensile Grips – Static & Dynamic

Designed for ElectroPuls™ test instruments, these pneumatic wedge action grips are suitable for tension, compression, torsion, and reverse-stress testing on a wide range of specimens and materials.

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Pneumatic Wedge Action Grips; Capacity 200 kN Catalog no. 2716-121

Pneumatic Wedge Action Tensile Grips

Similar to manual wedge grips but with the addition of pneumatic closing to increase testing speed and convenience. 100kN and 200kN models available.

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precision manual wedge grip

Precision Mechanical Wedge Action Grips

Tensile grips for composites and metal that provides accurate and repeatable specimen alignment capable of meeting the alignment requirements of Nadcap AC7122-1 and AC7101. 100kN and 250kN models available.

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250 kN Manual Wedge Grips Catalog no. CP125378

High Capacity Wedge Action Tensile Grips

Manual wedge grips are designed to provide a high-capacity gripping solution without the need for pneumatic or hydraulic actuation. 250kN force capacity.

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Fastener fixtures

Fastener Tensile Grips

Fastener holder tensile grips perform proof tests, axial and wedge tensile tests, and cone stripping tests on bolts, screws, studs, and nuts.

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0.505 Inch Shoulder-End Specimen Inserts 300 kN Catalog no. W-5158-A

Threaded-End and Button-End Grip Bodies

Split insert tensile grips are designed for safe, high-volume testing of shoulder-end or button-head machined specimens. Designed per ASTM E8, ASTM A370, ASTM A48 and GOST 1497 (Type III specimen).

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Wire and Cable grip

Wire and Cable Grips

Grips designed specifically for tensile testing wire and cable up to 12.7mm in diameter.

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Micro Pneumatic Grips, Side Action. Rated capacity: 10 N Catalog no. 2712-101

Microelectronic Tensile Grips

A variety of tensile grips suitable for performing tensile tests on a wide range of microelectronic components and assemblies including leads, wires, and irregularly-shaped products.

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Fiber Filament Tensile Grips

Fiber Filament Tensile Grips

Small, very low force, and lightweight tensile grips for fibers and filaments. Common in biomedical and microelectronic applications.

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Elastomeric O-Ring Test Fixture, Single Column Systems Catalog no. 2717-068

O-Ring Tensile Grips

The tensile grip designed for ASTM D1414.  Designed for testing elastomeric rings, these fixtures avoid local stress concentrations by using a spindle that is rotated by the testing system's moving crosshead.

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Set of 2 fabric loops with no fabric

Fabric Loop Tensile Grips

The tensile grip designed for ASTM D4964. Fabric loop grips are used for tension and elongation testing of wide or narrow elastic fabrics.

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BioPuls Submersible Pneumatic Side Action Grips Catalog no. 2752-005

BioPuls Submersible Pneumatic Side Action Tensile Grips

Submersible tensile grips designed specifically for use with Instron's BioPuls temperature controlled water or saline bath system.

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Specimen Centering Device Catalog no. 2710-109

Other Grips, Couplings, Jaw Faces, Grip Accessories, Jaw faces and specimen holders

Accessories and jaw faces for all Instron tensile grips. Other tensile grip designs. Adapters for connecting grips to various machines.

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