York Testing Solutions


Universal Testing Machine – 20KN


Application Standards

ASTM E4, ASTM E8, ASTM E9, ASTM A370, ASTM D421, DIN 51221, ISO 7500-1, ISO 9513, EN 10002-2, EN 10002-4, EN 50081-1, 580081-1, 73/23/EEC, EN 61010-1, BS1610, BS 3846


YTS electromechanical testing machines provide comprehensive closed-loop testing for force, displacement, or deformation across various modes such as tension, compression, flexure, shear, tear, and peel. These machines come equipped with a diverse range of accessories including grips, fixtures, compression frames, thermal cabinets, and extensometers. The load frames are meticulously constructed to ensure superior axial and lateral stiffness, guaranteeing precise and reliable testing results.


The YTS-20KN-102 is meticulously crafted in accordance with ASTM, ISO, DIN, and other esteemed standards. This computer-controlled precision testing apparatus is adept at conducting tension, compression, bending, and shearing tests across a broad spectrum of materials. Renowned for its exceptional stability and precision, it comes equipped with a PC system and printer for displaying graphs and test results, executing programmed tests, and facilitating data processing and printing. Additionally, it includes modulus features tailored for testing metals, springs, textiles, rubber, plastics, foils, films, foams, timber, wires, adhesives, and various other materials, including creep tests. Its versatility finds applications across diverse sectors, ranging from industrial manufacturing facilities to mineral enterprises and educational institutions, including high schools.

Mechanical Attributes

  1. Load Frame

The load frames of YTS-20KN-102 are meticulously designed with human factors in mind, prioritizing safety, minimizing operator fatigue, and maximizing flexibility. Across all frame designs, we integrate exceptionally robust crosshead guidance to achieve the highest level of lateral stiffness, ensuring precise and reliable performance.

  1. High Accuracy

Experience exceptional accuracy with our preloaded precision ball-screw system, engineered for high speed, low noise operation. Enjoy precise speed and position measurements with minimal noise interference, guaranteeing accurate testing results.

  1. Improved Stiffness Frame

Equipped with a four-column configuration and heavy-duty pre-loaded bearings, our load frames are engineered for unparalleled stiffness. Advanced features such as preloaded ball screws, precision guidance columns, and a symmetrical drive system further enhance frame stiffness and alignment, ensuring optimal performance in every test.

Safety Attributes

Rest assured with automatic safety features of YTS-20KN-102 that halt testing operations when a significant change in test force surpasses predefined limits. Prioritizing operator safety, these features provide added peace of mind during testing procedures.

Over-Travel Limits

Dual over-travel limits, conveniently located on the front console, offer proactive protection against crosshead overshooting and sensor overloads. Customize these limits to specific distances using the graduated rule along the column, ensuring precise control over testing parameters.

Test Controller Attributes

  • Versatile Closed Loop Control

The test controller of YTS-20KN-102 offers three closed-loop control modes for force, deformation, and displacement. Each control ring can seamlessly switch between modes without causing any disruption, ensuring smooth transitions during testing.

  • High-Precision Data Acquisition

Incorporating up to three channels of 24-bit high-precision analog-to-digital converters (A/D converters), the test controller ensures accurate and reliable data acquisition.

  • Flexible Output Options

The digital output interface is capable of generating pulse signals ranging from 0 to 2MHz, while the analog output interface can deliver 16-bit precision voltage signals ranging from -10V to +10V. These outputs enable precise control of servo motors, servo valves, and other actuators.

  • Enhanced Connectivity via USB

Supporting USB interface mode, the test controller significantly increases data transmission rates to accommodate higher sampling frequencies, enhancing overall performance.

  • Sensor Recognition and Memory Function

Featuring a sensor self-recognition system and correction parameter memory function, the test controller facilitates quick replacement of various sensors while maintaining accuracy and consistency in measurements.

  • User-Friendly Interface

Equipped with an LCD display hand control box, the test controller boasts a sleek appearance and intuitive operation, enhancing user experience during testing procedures.

  • Comprehensive Safety Features

The test controller of YTS-20KN-102 comes equipped with limit, overload protection, emergency stop, and other safety features, ensuring the safety of both equipment and operators during testing operations.

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