All Instron HDT & Vicat Testers have been produced since late ‘90s. Hundreds of these systems have been installed around the world and they have an excellent reputation for reliability, however component obsolescence is making it increasingly difficult to provide spare parts, associated repairs and service. In these cases your local sales engineer can offer you a generous trade in offer. Use the tables below to find your system and see what upgrade options are available.

 

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HDT Vicat HV Series

 


HDT Vicat HV Series

Model Name Capacity (kN) Support Phase  Phase 1 – Systems are in full production and tech support, parts, and software are available.
Phase 2 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Tech support, service, parts and software are available.
Phase 3 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Service is available but parts and software may be limited.
Phase 4 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Service or parts are not available.
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Manufacturing Period Software Upgrade Available  This is the latest version of software that is capable of operating this system. Contact sales to discuss a software upgrade for your system. System Retrofit Available  EXTEND the system life and capability of your Instron® testing system by upgrading the control system with Instron’s most advanced electronics and software. Click here to learn more
HV3 6911.000 with FW version <4.00 4 1998-2016 None No (Trade-in Available)
HV3 6911.000 with FW version ≥4.00 2 1998-2016 Bluehill HV No (Trade-in Available)
HV6  6921.000 with FW version <4.00 4 1998-2016 None No (Trade-in Available)
HV6 6921.000 with FW version ≥4.00 2 1998-2016 Bluehill HV No (Trade-in Available)
HV6A 6970.000 with FW version <4.00 4 1998-2016 None No (Trade-in Available)
HV6A 6970.000 with FW version ≥4.00 2 1998-2016 Bluehill HV No (Trade-in Available)
Water Chiller 50Hz 6977.000 2 2008-2019 None No (Trade-in Available)
Water Chiller 60 Hz 6977.000.60 2 2008-2019 None No (Trade-in Available)

 Life Cycle Notice Letter: Instron® HDT Vicat HV Series in Phase 4 – Discontinued Product

 Trade-in Notice Letter: Instron® HDT Vicat HV Series

 




Other Series of HDT Vicat Testers


Other Series of HDT Vicat Testers

Model Name Capacity (kN) Support Phase  Phase 1 – Systems are in full production and tech support, parts, and software are available.
Phase 2 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Tech support, service, parts and software are available.
Phase 3 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Service is available but parts and software may be limited.
Phase 4 – Systems are no longer manufactured. Service or parts are not available.
Read more for full details.
Manufacturing Period Software Upgrade Available  This is the latest version of software that is capable of operating this system. Contact sales to discuss a software upgrade for your system. System Retrofit Available  EXTEND the system life and capability of your Instron® testing system by upgrading the control system with Instron’s most advanced electronics and software. Click here to learn more
HDT 3 Junior  6910.000 3 1998-2012 None No (Trade-in Available)
Hdt Vicat 3 stations  6510.000 4 1999-2001 None No (Trade-in Available)
Hdt Vicat 5 stations with test-a-matic 6520.000 4 1997 None No
Hdt 300 Vicat      6860.000 4 1998-2000 None No (Trade-in Available)
Hdt 375 Vicat    6861.000 4 1998-2000 None No (Trade-in Available)
Hdt Vicat Auto Plus      6971.000 4 2001-2007 None No (Trade-in Available)
Vicat 500-D Auto    7300.000 4 2001-2003 None No (Trade-in Available)
Vicat 500-D Auto    7302.000 4 2005-2007 None No (Trade-in Available)

 Life Cycle Notice Letter: Instron® HDT Vicat Series in Phase 3 – Out of Production/Best Effort Support

 Life Cycle Notice Letter: Instron® HDT Vicat Series in Phase 4 – Discontinued Product

 Trade-in Notice Letter: Instron® HDT Vicat Series