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The Model AE3-BM needle test system is a turn key machine with custom hardware and user-friendly software for testing sharpness,  strength and ductility of straight or curved needles or wire.

With our supplied quick change tooling, the operator can change over from one type of test to another in just a few minutes.

Suture Needle Test System

The Model AE3-BM was designed to perform accurate , reliable, and repeatable tests on curved suture needles, but the machine can also accurately test straight needles/wire.

Our machines are compliant with following ASTM International standards:

ASTM International F3014-14

Standard Test Method for Penetration Testing of Needles Used in Surgical Sutures

ASTM International F1874-98 (2011)

Standard Test Method for Bend Testing of Needles Used in Surgical Sutures