SDL Atlas, Rock Hill, S.C., and Tinius Olsen Inc., Horsham, Pa., have introduced Horizon
Windows®-based software combining research and development and the charting and analysis functions
of quality control testing into a single, simplified testing platform.
Horizon features a structured query language (SQL) server; a Test Method Library of
international and industrial test methods; and procedures, calculations, and report formats for
tension, shear, compression, flexure, puncture and burst, tear, peel, melt flow and numerous other
test types. Other features include a Test Editor; a Tabbed Test and Recall Area; Multiple Machine
Control of various test types; and multilingual capabilities. Horizon also enables users to pull
data from other instruments through serial or USB ports.