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Save the Date | GTM with new trade fair presence at testXpo 2021

The GTM team will be attending testXpo in Ulm this year from 11-14 October - the world's most impressive event for materials testing Along with more than 20 co-exhibitors, we will show & demonstrate in real live our latest innovation, the new In-line measuring amplifier ILA, our smart force…

GTM gets employees on their JobRad with a new company bike leasing programme!

With the new JobRad programme, GTM gets the whole team on a bike, whether "classic" or e-bike. GTM leases a bike of choice - employees ride it.

GTM receives patent for new "Easy-to-Integrate" force transducer

GTM's latest innovation helps users integrate the force transducer | load cell for nominal force ranges from 20 - 200 kN into their existing applications without additional design measures. The patent lays a solid foundation for future work simplification in practical material, component and…

Rethinking force measurement with GTM. GTM Testing and Metrology GmbH presents its new GTM Inline Amplifier (ILA).

The highly innovative strain gauge sensor electronics cannot be beaten in terms of dynamics, precision and robustness. Equipped with EtherCAT® interface, a measuring rate of 40 kS/s, a bandwidth of 2 kHz and accuracy class 0.01, customers are offered a product with the best price-performance ratio.

Website relaunch and revised corporate design: GTM in a new look & feel.

The company, founded in 1988, now also shows its striving for precision and innovation in its new corporate design. To this end, the website first shines in a fresh, modern look. "The relaunch includes a complete overhaul of the website: Quickfinder for product search, 360-degree views of the…

New contacts at GTM

Successful sales means always thinking from the customer's perspective. After customer behaviour has changed significantly in recent years, we have decided to restructure our sales department.

There are customers who need our advice. They have specific questions about our products and their…

GTM granted patent for force-acceleration transducer

Innovation to aid suppliers and operators: future-proof dynamic test rigs thanks to flexible application

GTM presents its latest patented invention: a combination force-acceleration transducer that allows compensating for acceleration forces in dynamic measurements on test rigs. “Our innovation…

Customer information: GTM continues working

Dear customers,

the current COVID 19 pandemic forces us to take unusual measures. Since Monday, March 23, 2020, we at GTM have been operating a daily alternating shift system with half the workforce each to reduce the risk to our employees - combined with the hope of containing the spread of the…

GTM granted patent for multi-component measurement

GTM has gone one further on the way to the precise measuring of torque and efficiency in wind power plant test rigs: On 5 September 2019, the German Patent Office awarded the company a patent for torque measurement in wind power plant test rigs by means of multi-component technology. “We’re…

DKD publishes guidelines on dynamic force calibration

Day-to-day industrial processes frequently require the measuring of dynamic forces – unlike metrological traceability, which has yet to advance from its early stages. For the German Calibration Service DKD’s two technical committees “Force and Acceleration” and “Materials Testing Machines”, this was…

Darmstadt company run

First time for GTM! Last Wednesday, 13 runners took part in this year’s Darmstadt company run. They had to cover 5 km, with a clear focus on team spirit and the belief that “it’s the taking part that counts”.

Back at the start of the year, a group of colleagues at GTM had a New Year’s resolution…

Compensating inertia in force measurement

Dynamic forces are widespread in industrial force measurement. When measuring such forces, precision can be improved by compensating the forces produced by the force introduction components’ inertia. The following method description details how to compensate the inertia using the integrated…

IMEKO World Congress of Metrology

The world’s most important metrological congress, the IMEKO, was held in Belfast in early September. More than 800 scientific and academic participants from around the globe took part in this top-class conference to discuss scientific trends and innovations from the world of measurement, and of…

GTM standardises multicomponent transducers

When it comes to mechanical testing of components, the requirements of measuring multiaxial forces and torques in industrial applications are very difficult to reconcile. That is why GTM, with its MKA and MPF series, offers application-specific solutions that can be optimised and manufactured in…

GTM designs a fifth-wheel measurement coupling

GTM has designed a measurement platform for the Truck Product Engineering division of Daimler AG featuring the dimensions and functionality of a standard fifth-wheel coupling.

The upper plate with the receptacle for the trailer is fastened to four GTM multi-component transducers. Each of these…

GTM participated at Asia Forum of Material Testing

The International Forum for Material Testing is yearly organized at Zwick/Roell in Germany. Over the last 26 years it has become synonymous for innovation and progress in material testing technology. The Asian counterpart, the Asian Forum of Material Testing (AFMT), held in Shanghai every two years,…