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Truss Tester for Structures Testing Instrument

SKU: W37708
A Pitsco Exclusive
$99.00 (USD)
Availability: In Stock


Attached to the Structures Testing Instrument (sold separately), this tester enables you to test trusses built from balsa wood up to 1/4" as well as basswood up to 3/16". Or test double- or triple-width trusses.

Holds trusses up to 5-1/2" tall. Comes with blocks to firmly hold in place triangular trusses with 15°, 20°, 25°, and 30° angles.


Type: Tools and Equipment/Launching and Testing Grades: 6-12


What You'll Get

  • Truss Tester
  • 4 angle blocks: 15°, 20°, 25°, and 30°
  • Bolt

Learning Values

  • Equilibrium
  • Forces
  • Modeling
  • Structures
  • Construction
  • Design processes
  • Historical perspectives
  • Testing
  • Data analysis
  • Design aesthetics
  • Engineering design
  • Technological design
  • Angles
  • Data collection
  • Efficiency
  • Symmetry


  • Quantity: 1
  • Tools and Materials Required: Trusses for testing, Structures Testing Instrument, safety glasses

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