Nexygen Plus


Lloyd Instruments/Ametek NEXYGENPlus multilingual materials testing software is the hub of the Lloyd Instruments Plus Series materials testing system. Nexxtgen Communications and Technology Experts. Coronavirus Update Here's how we are doing our part in supporting our clients in this time of uncertainty. Learn More Congratulations NexxtGen on becoming a certified Great Place to Work! Click here to learn more Stay Connected NexxtGen Satellite Internet Service helps keep your mission-critical business operations online through any outage.


The LS1 is a 1 kN / 225 lbf high precision material testing machine that combined with our extensive range of grips, fixtures, extensometers and software creates a powerful material testing system. The system is equally suited to quality control, educational and R&D environments within a wide range of applications and test types, including medical devices, plastics, packaging, textiles, rubber and electronics to name a few.


Test Types

  • Tensile Testing
  • Compression Testing
  • Flexural Testing
  • Friction
  • Insertion/Extraction
  • Peeling
  • Tearing
  • Creep/Relaxation

Nexygen Plus

NEXYGENPlus materials testing software is the hub of the Lloyd Instruments materials testing system. Thisextraordinarily easy to use and flexible software, allows the operator to control and monitor all aspects of the system from a single front end, ensuring fast, reliable and powerful testing and data analysis for tensile, compression, peel, creep, relaxation and flexural test applications

  • Large built-in library of test methods meeting international test standards
  • Intuitive User Configurable Test facility
  • Video and still capture for visual analysis
  • User access settings and data traceability enabling compliance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11
  • Built in SPC functionality for continuous monitoring of process parameters such as Cp and Cpk
  • Microsoft Office® integration for seamless transfer of data to familiar Windows® packages, Windows® 7 compatible
  • Versatile data export facility to LIMS, SPC or datamanagement systems
  • Test automation and batch testing


NEXYGENPlus software is available in the following languages: English • Spanish • French • German • Italian • Danish • Turkish • Chinese • Russian • Polish


Test Creation

Getting started with NEXYGENPlus is simple, thanks to:

  • An extensive built-in library of test methods covering ASTM, DIN, EN, ISO and other standards
  • Test wizards for tension, compression, tearing, peeling, friction and flexural tests
  • The User Configurable Test facility, ideal for product and component testing, R&D use and specialized testing

New User Configurable Test

Nexygen Plus Software

The new User Configurable Test enables users to quickly build advanced multi-stage test routines using simple built-in commands.

Nexygen Plus 3 Windows 10

Test Automation and Customization

To facilitate the increasing use of automation in manufacturing, NEXYGENPlus has been developed with powerful utilities for systems integration. Typical integration projects include:

Nexygen plus v4
  • Automated sample handling
  • In-line testing
  • Monitoring of parameters from other sensors, e.g. thermocouples and strain gauges
  • Customization of the user interface and other functionality via the integrated Microsoft VBA module


  • Force Capacity
    • 225 lbf (1000 N)
  • Max. Crosshead Travel, Standard Travel (between the eye ends)
    • 500 mm (19.7 in)
  • Max. Crosshead Travel, Extended Travel (between the eye ends)
    • 800 mm (31.5 in)
  • Crosshead speed range
    • 0.01-2032 mm/min
  • Speed Accuracy (Unloaded)
    • ± 0.2% of selected speed from 2% to 100% of max. speed
  • Load Cell accuracy
    • ± 0.5% from 1% to 100% of load cell value
  • Extension resolution
    • <0.15 microns
  • Data Sampling Rate
    • 8 kHz
  • Relative Humidity
    • 20% to 85%
  • Operating Temperature
    • 41 to 95°F
  • Storage Temperature
    • 0- to 130°F
  • large working area – 180 mm (7in) throat depth for large specimen testing
  • Unique “Pogo” design allows testing of large samples of 2 x 2 m (78.7 x 78.7 in) in test frames and optional elevated and low-temperature testing capabilities

Hardware Options

Nexygen Plus Version 4

  • Flexible configuration with grips, fixtures, loadcells, extensometers, and other accessories to meet testing requirements
  • Optional console provides ability to save up to 600 test results and 10 test set-ups
  • Optional console also allows for high-resolution backlit LCD display and multi-lingual, multi-unit display options