World Leader

in Tensile Tester Reconditioning, Retrofitting and Upgrades

Frank Bacon Machinery Sales is recognized as having the world’s largest inventory
of surplus Tensile Testers. We recondition, retrofit and upgrade these used Tensile
Testers for stress, strain, yield strength, flexural strength and proof load testing
analysis for all types of materials. Tensile Testers are available in capacities ranging
from 50 lbf up to 800,000 lbf.

About Us

Founded in 1953, Frank Bacon Machinery Sales Co. prospered and today is recognized as having the world’s largest inventory of surplus testing and inspection equipment. This growth stemmed from the commitment to provide our customers the highest quality modernized products at the most affordable prices. Your continued satisfaction is guaranteed by our one-year parts and labor warranty on all reconditioned testing and inspection equipment.


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Tensile (UTM) TestersUniversal Fatigue SystemsVibration Testers
Torsion TestersDuctility TestersImpact Testers
Magnaflux InspectionCutoff SawsOptical Comparators
Environmental SystemsMetallographs/MicroscopesMounting Presses
Rockwell Hardness TestersMicrohardness and VickersBrinell Hardness Testers

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Full range of material testing and inspection equipment

Fatigue, Hardness, Torsion, Ductility, Impact, Magnaflux and Other Test and Inspection Equipment

FRANK BACON MACHINERY SALES also stocks a full range of other material testing and inspection equipment. With over 25,000 square feet of floor space and an additional 8,000 square feet dedicated to the process of reconditioning and retrofitting, we have an extensive inventory of equipment for your inspection.

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Reconditioned/Retrofitted Tensile & Compression Testers

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See our large available inventory of used, reconditioned and retrofitted tensile testers, yield strength testers, tensile strength testers, flexural strength testers, box compression testers, bolt strength testers and compression testers.


Tensile & Compression Tester Upgrades

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Let us upgrade or repair your tensile testing machine. Since 1953, we have retrofitted and upgraded thousands of used tensile testers including Instron, Satec, Baldwin, MTS, Tinius Olsen, Zwick Roell AG, United, Riehle and Forney Electro-Mechanical and Servo Hydraulic Materials Testing Machines.


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