Product Life Cycle Phases







Note:  Accessories such as grips, fixtures, extensometers, etc. are not covered in this table. Your frame may be fitted with accessories that fall into a Phase 3 or 4 category. Whenever in doubt, we ask that you reach out to your local Sales Representative for clarification. 

Phase 1 - In Production/Full Support

Frames: 3342, 3343, 3344, 3345, 3365, 3366, 3367, 3369, 3382, 5942, 5943, 5944, 5965, 5966, 5967, 5969, 5981, 5982, 5983, 5984, 5985, 5988, 5989, Industrial Series Static Hydraulic DX, HDX, KPX, KX, LX, 400HVL, 8872, 8874, 8801, 8802, 8862, 3521, 3528, E1000, E3000, E10000

Control Electronics: 5900, 3300, 8800MT

Software: Bluehill® Universal, WaveMatrix™, LCF3, Fracture, Labview Drivers, Random, Console

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Phase 2 - Out of Production/Full Support

Frames: 3385H, 5542A, 5543A, 5544A, 5565A, 5566A, 5567A, 5569A, 5948, SATEC Series Static Hydraulic RD, 600HVL, KN, CEAST HDT-Vicat 6911, 6921, 6970, 8871

Control Electronics: 8800T

Software: Bluehill 3

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Phase 3 - Out of Production/Best Effort Support

Frames: 3384, 4201, 4202, 4204, 4206, 4208, 4210, 4301, 4302, mini-44 (MN44), 4411, 4442, 4443, 4444, 4464, 4465, 4466, 4467, 4468, 4469, 4481, 4482, 4483, 4484, 4485, 4486, 4487, 4488, 4489, 4500, 4501, 4502, 4505, 4507, 4508, 4510, mini-55 (MN55), 5542, 5543, 5544, 5548, 5564, 5565, 5566, 5567, 5569, 5581, 5582, 5583, 5584, 5585, 5585H, 5586, 5587, 5588, 5589, 5842, 5843, 5844, 5848, 5865, 5866, 5867, 5869, 5881, 5882, 5884, 5885, 5885H, 5887, 5888, 5889, SATEC Series Static Hydraulic 2294, 5590, 5591, 5592, 5593, 5594, 5595, 5596, 5597, 5598, 5599, BTE, CTL, HVL, QC, TC, TVL, CEAST Capillary Rheometer 7035, 7036, 7037, CEAST DAS 7185, CEAST Drop Tower 6785, 7524, Dynatup 9200 Series, CEAST HDT-Vicat 6910, CEAST Melt Flow Tester 7000, 7001, 7010, CEAST Pendulum 6844, 6956, 6957, 6958, 6959, 6960, 6963, 6967, CEAST Specimen Preparation 6053, 6866, 8511, 8516, 8501, 8502

Control Electronics: 5500, I Series, 8800D

Software: Bluehill 2

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Phase 4 - Discontinued Product

Frames: TT/1100, TM/1100, 1000, 1011, 1026, 1122, 1123, 1125, 1126, 1127, 1128, 1130, 1131, 1132, 1133, 1134, 1135, 1137, 5505, 5507, 6021, 6022, 6025, 6027, SATEC Series Static Hydraulic BTE, CT, PT, HVP, Riehle, Dartec, CEAST Capillary Rheometer 6948, 6949, 7030, 7031, CEAST DAS 6561, 6564, 6566, 7180, 7181, 7182, CEAST Drop Tower 6786, 6789, 6849, 6850, 6990, 6992, CEAST HDT-Vicat 6510, 6860, 6861, 6971, 7300, 7302, CEAST Melt Flow Tester 6542, 6840, 6841, 6939, 6941, 6942, 6943, 6944, 6946, 6952, CEAST Pendulum 6545, 6731, 6845, 6847, 6953, 6956, 6961, 7100, 7110, 7111, 7121, 7122, Dynatup Pendulum POE2000, Dynatup Drop Tower 8250, CEAST Specimen Preparation 6052, 6819, 6820, 6854, 6962, 12XX, 13XX, 80XX, 1362, 8513, 8062, 8562, 8861

Control Electronics: Apex, Vertex, MATS I & II, Mark I, II, III, IV, Mark III-C, Prolog 8802, UTC, CATS, DI100, DI-300, Dartec 9600, 8500

Software: Merlin™, Series IX, MAX™, SAX™, RS Labsite, Wavemaker™, LCF

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