''Folding Aluminum Baidarka: Destroying Test Rig''
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The above image shows a machine I built for rupture-tests of riveted and glued joints, as well as wires and ropes. The applied force is measured with a strain gage, a microprocessor board collects the data and sends it to the computer.

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)