Starrett offers a wide variety of test fixtures, extensometry equipment, splinter shields and other accessories to suit a range of applications. Whether you need a set of compression platens or an ASTM specimen die, J.A. King has you covered. Take a look at some of the force accessories we offer for Starrett test frames.

Test Fixtures

Starrett offers a full range of test fixtures and grips for a range of applications. Test fixtures are compatible with all Starrett test frames.

  • Button HeadStarrett Vice Grip
  • Compression Cages
  • Flexural
  • Hydraulic
  • Peel
  • Platens
  • Pneumatic
  • Ribbon
  • Roller
  • Scissor
  • Shear
  • Vice-action
  • Wedge-action

Specimen Dies

Starrett offers dies for testing a variety of materials, including rubber, plastic, elastomer, fabric, paper, films and more. These does help ensure accurate dimensions for your sample prep. All dies are engineered to comply with common testing standards including the following:

  • ASTM D-412 (A,B,C,D,F)
  • ASTM D-638 (I,II,III,IV,V)
  • ISO 34 (A,B)
  • BS 6746
  • IEC 540


Starrett offers a full range of contact-type extensometers which are compatible with Reliant Technologies and Epsilon. In addition, they feature automatic identification of model and measuring range. Types available:

  • Axial
  • Traverse
  • Bi-axial
  • Averaging
  • Minirature
  • Long Gage Length, Small Range
  • Long Gage Length
  • High Elongation

Splinter Shields

Optional splinter shields are designed specifically for both single column and duel column Starrett test frames. These shields are built with shatter-resistant aerospace acrylic and feature electronic interlocks for both ease of use, and safety.

For more information about the Starrett force accessories we offer, or to get a quote for new equipment, click on the link below to discuss your needs with a J.A. King team member.


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