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GLEEBLE SYSTEMS COMPARISON CHART

 

The Gleeble family of systems is growing. Find out which system is the right fit for your engineering challenge.

DSI offers a range of Gleeble models, each of which are flexible and customizable to achieve a wide range of applications.
The chart below lists popular Gleeble systems with key specifications and a comparison of applications and research capabilities.

The guide below is a good place to start, however to identify the best solution for your needs and budget please reach out to one of our system experts today at Info@Gleeble.com to discuss your research needs and model/configuration options.

 
Gleeble 3800-GTC
Gleeble 3800-GTC
Gleeble 3500-GTC
Gleeble 3500-GTC
Gleeble 3180-GTC
Gleeble 3180-GTC
Gleeble 563
Gleeble 563
Gleeble 540
Gleeble 540
Force
Maximum Compressive Force 20 Metric Tons10 Metric Tons8 Metric Tons3 Metric Tons3 Metric Tons
Maximum Tensile Force 10 Metric Tons10 Metric Tons8 Metric Tons3 Metric Tons3 Metric Tons
Stroke
Maximum Stroke Distance 125 mm100 mm100 mm100 mm100 mm
Maximum Stroke Rate 2000 mm/sec1000 mm/sec1000 mm/sec200 mm/sec200 mm/sec
Minimum Stroke Rate .001 mm/sec.001 mm/sec.01 mm/sec.01 mm/sec.01 mm/sec
Temperature Control*
Maximum Temperature 3,000 °C*3,000 °C*1,700 °C1,700 °C1,700 °C
Maximum Heating Rate 10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec8,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec
Maximum Quenching Rate* 10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec10,000 °C/sec
Maximum Specimen Size 20 mm dia20 mm dia12 mm dia11 mm sq11 mm sq
Mobile Conversion Units
Torsion MCU
Hydrawedge MCU
Strip Annealing MCU
High Temp Testing MCU
MAXStrain MCU
LUMET
Applications & Research Areas*
Hot Tensile Testing
Flow Stress Compression - High Speed
Flow Stress Compression - Low Speed
Plane Strain Compression - High Speed
Plane Strain Compression - Low Speed
Dilatometry - Static Dilatometry
Dilatometry - Deformation Dilatometry
Strain Induced Crack Opening (SICO)
Heat Treating
Melting & Solidification
Welding Studies & Weld HAZ
Nil-Strength
Rolling Simulation
Multi-Axis Forming (Creation of Ultra-fine grains & Nano Materials)
Continuous Casting
Mushy Zone Processing
Forging
Stress Relaxation
Strip Annealing
Extrusion
Torsion Testing
Powder Metallurgy/Sintering
Quenching (Water/Air/Gas/Mist)
Recrystallization & Grain Growth
Fatigue (Thermal/Thermal-Mechanical)
Friction Stir Welding

* Optional equipment may be required

Gleeble systems have been trusted by leading industry, universities, and research institutions for over 60 years:
  • University of Wollongong Logo
  • Wits
  • Waterloo
  • University West
  • Magdeburg
  • UConn
  • UBC
  • TU Delft
  • TU Wien
  • TU Graz
  • The Ohio State U
  • Tata
  • Swerea Kimab
  • Politecnico di Bari
  • Swansea
  • SAIL
  • Portland State
  • Atilim University
  • Oulu
  • Ostrava
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Cal Poly
  • Chemnitz University
  • Mississippi State
  • EPFL
  • ETS
  • FAU
  • Freiberg
  • Imperial
  • Iowa State University
  • Lehigh
  • LNLS
  • Lulea

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