testXpert II Testing Software – Intelligent and Reliable

testXpert II – testing software by Zwick

  • testXpert II is state-of-the art software technology developed on the latest Microsoft Windows platform. It is straightforward and flexible, user-friendly and powerful, accurate and cost effective, intelligent and reliable.
  • testXpert II is the testing software for all Zwick testing machines and instruments, serving as a single, standard testing platform for all applications. It offers a uniform, integrated operating concept that keeps training requirements for different testing machines and instruments to a minimum.
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Significant Advantages and Features

Advantages

testXpert II understands your industry

Zwick materials testing machines are employed successfully in more than 20 industries. Wide-ranging applications expertise based on decades of testing experience and interaction with customers from all industry branches enables Zwick to deliver the right solution. Active involvement in various standards committees ensures that the latest developments are channeled directly into testXpert II software, making it the ideal solution for your industry.

  • Over 20,000 installations worldwide
  • More than 30 software developers continuously developing new functions
  • Service partners available in over 50 countries
  • More than 10 Zwick representatives actively involved in international standards committees
  • Over 600 standards already available as Standard Test Programs

Rest assured— you are in expert hands.

 

testXpert II – the All-Rounder

testXpert II – the All-Rounder

testXpert II is the testing software for all Zwick testing machines and instruments, serving as a single, standard testing platform for all applications.

The Benefits of testXpert II

Ingeniously simple — testXpert II’s stand-out feature is its amazingly simple, intuitive operation. Meaningful icons and a clear menu structure enable rapid orientation and significantly reduce the time taken for familiarization, while the menu bar adapts to the user's actual requirements, making working with testXpert II ingeniously simple. Simply ingenious!

Intelligent — you can depend on the testXpert II wizards to guide you swiftly to your goal, even with demanding activities such as creating and modifying test programs and reports. And if you have any questions regarding the program, comprehensive Online Help will quickly provide exactly the right answer every time.

Modular product range structure — tailor test programs to suit each standard test or construct your own solutions in line with your needs. For every imaginable requirement there is already a ready-made solution. You can incorporate additional modules as and when you like.

Compatible with your hardware — testXpert II is compatible with all standard commercial PCs and laptops - no expansion cards required! This means that testXpert II will not invalidate any of the warranty conditions for your computer.
This simplifies changing your system’s computer and allows you to create your own test programs or carry out analyses in the comfort of your office - you have access to your test data at all times.

testXpert II can do more than simply work in your language; this versatile software also uses your technical terminology. Symbols and variables typically found in your industry (e.g. for metals, plastics, rubber etc.) are deployed throughout in the software, giving you a greater degree of relevant information for your testing application.

A requirement of today's quality assurance standards is the ability to export test results to the company's own central database. With this in mind we have designed testXpert II to enable reliable communication with your IT system. We have built in flexible interfaces and ensured integration of MS Office applications through Object Linking and Embedding (OLE).

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testXpert II testing software – intelligent and accurate

testXpert II is Zwick's testing software for all test machines and instruments, serving as a single, standard testing platform for all applications.

Software Philosophy at a Glance

testXpert II is designed to be purely intuitive. Meaningful icons and a standardized structure for all applications make it easy to quickly navigate through the software and keep user familiarization time to a minimum.

testXpert II is the right solution for simple, standardized applications...

  • Load the test program, enter the specimen dimensions, grip the specimen, and press the start button—testXpert II will take care of the rest.

... and for demanding testing requirements in research and development

  • testXpert II offers a Master Test Program already prepared for all types of tests, allowing you to configure your test sequence to meet your needs.
  • You can also customize the user interface so you see only the graphics, results tables, tolerance displays, input dialogs, and layout elements that you require for your testing situation.
  • The comprehensive results and statistics tables can be expanded as required. Long-term evaluations and informative histograms are already integrated in testXpert II.
  • Freely programmable test sequences are a frequent requirement, particularly in research applications. The testXpert II Graphical Sequence Editor is the perfect tool for this.
  • Zwick can provide customizations tailored to your specific applications;
  • Existing sensor technology is easily integrated in testXpert II; even measurement channels from external measurement amplifiers can be imported synchronized into testXpert II.

User-Friendly Interface

Intuitive for beginners, efficient for advanced users

testXpert II is designed to be purely intuitive. Informative icons and straightforward structuring enable fast, easy orientation, reducing operator familiarization time to a minimum. An intelligent wizard function guides you systematically through the test configuration and automatically checks your inputs for plausibility.

testXpert II Up Close

Let us introduce you to the world of materials testing and take a look behind the scenes at the comprehensive functionality of testXpert II. Our animated video will bring you up close to the testXpert II testing software. 

Click on the arrow to start the animation.

Test Environment

Test Environment

testXpert II always knows how, where and with what you want to test
Zwick's testXpert II test environment concept provides the safest, most reliable and most efficient testing system on the market. All relevant machine and safety settings, including crosshead position, fixture separation, and sensor configuration are stored and assigned to freely definable test environments.

Intelligent wizard

Intelligent Wizard

The testXpert II wizard allows fast, efficient parameter setting for the required test sequence. It includes all test-relevant parameters; to assist the user the already configured and not yet processed wizard pages are flagged. In addition to the Standard Wizard, an Advanced Wizard is available to experienced users for additional settings.

Context menus

Ease of Use with Context Menus

Right click to access many additional useful functions and configuration options for the testXpert II user interface elements.

Interactive help

Interactive Online Help

testXpert II won't leave you in the lurch.

Channels, results and evaluations

Channels, results, and evaluations

testXpert II generates any type of result or channel quickly and reliably

With the help of the intelligent wizard, more results can be added to those already defined in the relevant test programs

  • Reference values
  • Statistical values
  • Peak and gradient determination
  • Complex ZIMT results, measurement and formula channels

Export Editor

testXpert II Export Editor

testXpert II's unique import/export interfaces allow perfect integration into your IT structure for test result processing or data export.

Test environment visualization

Test Environment Visualization

With one mouse click you can generate images or videos of your test arrangement and integrate them directly into the test program . This provides additional visual information about the test arrangement and test sequence. You can also generate specimen-specific images for each specimen, that is, in addition to graphs and test results this function also provides visual options for assessing specimen behavior. 

Online language swapping

Online Language Swapping

testXpert II offers language-independent operation of your testing machine.
  • The testXpert II user interface and reports can be displayed in ten different languages.
  • Languages can be swapped online whenever required—at the click of a button.
  • Regardless of which language is used for the test, the test report can automatically be created in a different language.

Graphical Sequence Editor

Graphical Sequence Editor

Reference test software in R & D and academia - applications
The Graphical Sequence Editor gives you all the flexibility and freedom you need. You can create individually tailored test sequences of any type, combining test events, parameters and results entirely in line with your requirements, making this the ideal tool for generating non-standardized test sequences.

Prepared test programs

Customized Test Programs for Every Application

Materials testing is that easy with testXpert II at your side.

testXpert II contains over 600 Standard Test Programs, enabling you to find the right test program for almost any standard—with standard compliance guaranteed. All parameters, results, and the report are already preconfigured in accordance with the relevant standard, and all Standard Test Programs use your industry's terminology. This means you can start testing right away. If requirements above and beyond the standard are common in your industry, our experts will take this into account.

Zwick also supplies Master Test Programs for freely configurable tensile, compression, flexure, tear growth, adhesion, peel and cyclic tests, as well as Master Test Programs for instruments.

Expanded traceability

Expanded Traceability

In accordance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11
Ever-increasing demands are placed on software used in the medical and pharmaceutical industries to document the traceability of completed actions. These demands are met by the 'Expanded Traceability' (as per FDA 21 CFR Part 11) option available with Zwick's testXpert II testing software.

We offer you more...

Are you already using our testing software and you would now like to upgrade to the latest version? Do you have individual requirements you would like to see reflected in our testing software, or would you like to connect it to an in-house database? Perhaps you would like to implement one standardized test sequence at all your sites and required support from our software? Read more about updates and upgrades for your testing software, customized software solutions, and corporate licenses.

Updates & upgrades

Updates & Upgrades

Do you already have testXpert II and would now like to have the latest version? A version update offers new important functions and features, new standards, and compatibility with new operating systems (see table below), and much more.

Do you have a testing system operated with testXpert, but would like to upgrade to testXpert II? After an upgrade, testing machines equipped with testControl electronics have access to all the options offered by the latest versions of testXpert II testing software.

  • On 8 April 2014 Microsoft officially ended support for its Windows XP operating system. Microsoft has drawn attention to the consequences associated with termination of support. These include:
  • no security updates
  • no bug fixes
  • security and compatibility hazards
  • downtime

Support resources are no longer available from Microsoft. (source: www.microsoft.com)
Is your company planning to change its operating system from Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8? When you change over, remember the need to maintain compatibility with your testXpert II testing software - let us advise you on updates and upgrades. Zwick has the right solution for every situation and is well-equipped to assist you in your change to the latest technology.

Software customizations

Customized software adaptations

Do you have special new requirements for your testing software? testXpert II adapts to your needs! 

Why not take advantage of our software engineers' years of experience in implementing customer-specific (not to mention industry-specific) solutions? Our specialists will be happy to help you put your testing software to work so you can get the best test results possible. Examples of software services include the following:

  • Integration of testXpert II in your IT landscape (ERP systems, CAQ systems (for example, qs-STAT, etc.))
  • Upgrade from testXpert to testXpert II
  • Creation or customization of test standards in line with individual customer requirements
  • Database-supported management of test standards
  • Database connection (Oracle, MySQL, etc.)

 For questions about these software services, contact our support desk at supportdesk@zwick.de.

testControl II – Innovative Electronics

testXpert II testing software and testControl II electronics make a great team.
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testXpert II testing software and testControl II machine electronics are perfectly matched, ensuring safe and efficient operation of the materials testing machine. testXpert II provides the optimum solution for any testing requirement.

A Standard Made in Germany

We manufacture products with maximum care and precision and supply state-of-the-art solutions for research and development to customers from every sector and industry. Our testing machines embody the proverbial quality of "Made in Germany." All of our testing systems comply with the current EC Machinery Directive.

Experience this yourself at our annual exhibition, testXpo, in Ulm.

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  • Made in Germany
  • Safety for the entire testing system
  • Ergonomic operating concept
  • Flexible and ready for the next generation of technology

Zwick delivers customized testXpert training at ThyssenKrupp Presta

ThyssenKrupp Presta is one the world's most successful manufacturers of steering systems and leads the way in bulk metal forming technology. This pre-eminent position is due in no small part to consistent, seamless quality assurance delivered by well-trained staff. To further reinforce its employees' expertise in the field of testing software, ThyssenKrupp Presta arranged for Zwick to provide specially tailored training courses for around 65 employees at its Eschen site in Liechtenstein.
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