Laboratory / R&D

The JP Bowlin Company has grown into a full service provider for weighing and measurement equipment.  Our broad scope of calibration services is continually expanding, which means that we can be your single source solution provider for your lab.  We offer force measurement and material testing products and services which can’t be matched in Texas.  Give us a call before you spend too much on your next product or calibration for your lab.

Solution Categories

Balances – Analytical

As a Leading Distributor of balances from some of the finest brands in the world, we are able to offer everything from micro balances that read in micro-grams to analytical balances for your laboratory or R&D use. We are a leading Distributor and Service Center for Sartorius and Shimadzu, and we stock a variety of
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Balances – Moisture Analysis

Moisture analyzers use a heating element and a weigh cell to measure the amount of moisture in a sample.  With multiple offerings from Shimadzu, Sartorius and Ohaus available and in-stock, JP Bowlin can help with your moisture analysis needs.  Contact us with specific questions, or for a demo.

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Balances – Precision

Precision balances are commonly used when accuracy and repeatability are important, but when an analytical balance is not necessary.  Precision balances can be used in production, quality control or laboratory and R&D environments.  We offer a variety of balances with different features, capacities and price points from great brands like Sartorius, Shimadzu, A&D and Ohaus. 
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Force Measurement Equipment

Force Measurement instruments are used in a variety of industries and applications.  Typically used in R&D, quality control or finished goods testing in production environments, test stands and force gauges provide valuable data to ensure that goods are meeting or exceeding specifications.  JP Bowlin represents force measurement equipment from leading manufacturers like Ametek Chatillon and
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Material Testing Equipment

JP Bowlin’s material testing equipment lineup simply cannot be matched in the industry.  We offer a complete line of testing equipment ranging from handheld force gauges to software driven servo hydraulic testing machines, and everything in between.  From less than a gram to 1000kN forces, we’ve got you covered.  Representing multiple manufacturers, including Ametek Lloyd
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Measurement Equipment Services

Repair: We are a full service, quality driven, measurement company. We can repair your equipment at your location, or in-house at one of our three locations. Either way, our turn around times are faster than most manufacturers and distributors in the industry. We repair a variety of non-weighing equipment, including: Force Gauges Material Testing and
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Calibration Services

“Easy Cal” Calibration Agreements

Having a Calibration Agreement with J.P. Bowlin for your weighing and measurement equipment is a great way to save money and simplify your calibrations.  Because we are able to plan ahead for our customers on calibration agreements and we can group multiple customers in close proximity together, we are able to avoid trip and travel charges
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Easy Cal Program

Since 1931, the JP Bowlin Company has focused on providing tailored Calibration Programs to fit the requirements of our customers.  Our EASY CAL program allows our organization to build programs to assist your company with it’s calibration needs across a wide range of devices, industries and locations. Quality: Our experienced technicians calibrate your testing and
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Application Stories

Test a unique elastomer in a temperature chamber

A University needed a material testing machine that could test a unique elastomer in a temperature chamber with a non-contact extensometer.  They needed a software package that would allow them to write customized test scripts to alter the temperature of the chamber along with the movement of the crosshead so that the elongation of the material at different temperatures could be accurately recorded in the software.

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A leading medical manufacturer has an R&D location that needed 3rd party calibrations

A leading medical manufacturer has an R&D location that is made up of numerous labs containing a variety of balances, pipettes and other measuring and laboratory devices.  This manufacturer did not want to perform their own equipment calibrations in house.  Instead, they would rather have a third party be in charge of their calibrations to ensure that good laboratory practices are followed and to avoid adding the costs of additional employees.

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