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About Us - The Universal Grip Company

The Universal Grip Company was founded in 2015 to help proliferate the art and science of material testing throughout the world.  UGC offers compelling value and support for grips, fixtures, and universal testing machines for use in ASTM procedures.
The Company was founded on 2 principles - Efficiency & Honesty. 
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- Whether its the A+ support, quick lead time, or solid pricing, UGC excels in finding solutions. Tensile and Compression tests are the most common types of procedures.


- We strive to educate the market with the worlds largest library of ASTM Tests specific to Universal Testing Machines (UTMs) 


- Our machines, grips, fixtures, and accessories are all sourced from either the US or Europe from longstanding OEM suppliers. 

- Check out our Youtube Channel which is full of helpful videos related to testing!




With simple adapter couplings, our grips and fixtures are compatible with all major system manufacturers including Instron, MTS, Tinius Olsen, United, Galdabini, Baldwin, SATEC, Admet, Chatillon, Mecmessin, MTI, Oakland, Thwing Albert, Shimadzu, Starrett and Zwick/Roelle among many others. 


Everyone at Universal Grip is an engineer. Click Get a Quote now to discuss your application. We can guide you through the equipment selection process and make recommendations based on your application.


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