E28 on Mechanical Testing

    ASTM Workshop on the History of Mechanical Testing

    November 13, 2011

    Tampa, FL

    Development of the Kirkaldy Testing Museum from 1980
    Hugh MacGillivray, Tim Crichton, Peter Skilton and Denis Smith

    Impact Testing Yesterday and Today
    Enrico Lucon and Chris McCowan, NIST

    The History of Tinius Olsen
    Earl A. Ruth, Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Company

    Johan August Brinell - Inventor of the Brinell Test and a Pioneer in the Metallurgical Research of the Properties of Steel and Iron
    Martin Öberg, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

    The First Instron® Test Machine
    Joseph Amaral, Instron

    The History of Mechanical Testing
    Stanley P. Rockwell, Charles H. Wilson and Wilson Instruments Co.