Software Comparisons and Capabilities

    LX System Product Comparisons and Capabilities


    Target Applications L3 L2 Plus L2 S2 L1
    Use for Stress, Strain and Material Testing applications
    x
    Use for Advanced Load, Distance and Force Analysis applications x x
    Use for Basic Load, Distance and Force Measurement applications x x x x
    Use for Advanced Extension and Compression Spring applications x x
    Use for Basic Extension and Compression Spring applications x
    User Interface
    All-In-On Computer Workstation, Windows® OS x x
    Tablet Computer, Windows® OS x x x
    Software Applications
    Test Builder x x x o
    Force Quick Test Templates x x
    Spring Quick Test Templates x
    Formula Builder x o o o
    Automation Builder o o o o
    Measurement Methodology
    Measure results using the graph x x
    Measure results using a List of Value menu x x x x
    Create Test Setups using Graphical Test Methods (No programming) x x x T
    Create Test Setups using Quick-Test Templates x x x
    Test Methods
    Tensile Testing, Load, Distance, Break, Rate x x x T x
    Compression Testing, Load, Distance, Break, Rate x x x T x
    Hold Testing, Load, Distance for Duration or Event x x x T x
    Cyclic Testing for Duration, Count, Loop or Event x x x T x
    Shear Testing x x
    Flexural Testing x x
    Peel Testing x x
    Coefficient of Friction Testing x x
    Spring Testing x x x
    Measurement Capabilities
    Measure Stress, Strain, Elongation, Strengths x
    Measure Offset Yield x
    Measure Modulus (Elastic, Chord, Tangent) x
    Measure Strain and Elongation using Extensometer(s) (requires MMx test frames) x
    Measure Energy, Work, Resilience x x
    Create Mathematical Expressions using Algebraic, Trigonometric and Logarithmic functions x A
    Create Basic Expressions using Add, Subtract, Multiple and Divide x A A A
    Use Digital I/O A A A A
    Use Analogue I/O (requires MMx test frames) A A
    Use Command and Conditional Logic A A A A
    Measure Load, Distance, Time x x x x x
    Measure Minimum, Maximum and Averages x x x x x
    Measure Slopes and Intersections x x
    Measure Peaks, Valleys, Counts, Averages x x
    Measure Break, Rupture x x x T x
    Measure Delta between results within a test x x x
    Measure results within multiple test runs simultaneously (multiview) x x
    Measure Spring Rate, Spring Constant x x
    Reporting and Exporting Data
    Print using standard reports, graph, batch, tolerance, statistics x x x x x
    Export results/data in .csv for custom reporting x x x x x
    Export results/data in .csv for integration with SPC software x x x x x
    Include tolerances on any result x x x x x
    Note: FMM frames run L1 software only L3, L2 Plus, L2 and S2 software require a FMS, MMS, FMD or MMD frame

    x = Standard
    o = Optional
    T= Requires Test Builder application

    A = Requires Automation Builder application