Pitsco introduces Materials Deflection Tester and Magnetic Build Fixture

Bring new insight to structure-building activities in the classroom with Pitsco Education’s new Materials Deflection Tester and Magnetic Build Fixture.

Whether you are building bridges, towers, or other model structures, two key elements for the science, technology, and engineering concepts of these activities are material strength and flexibility. Using the Materials Deflection Tester, teachers and students can investigate the strength of different materials or make comparisons such as balsa wood versus basswood, laminated versus non-laminated, and solid versus composite. Plus, the amount of deflection can also be a measure of flexibility.

The Tester, which...

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