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Compression and flexure testing machine

This machine is designed for ascertaining compressive strength and deformation of all kind of materials including concrete cubes, composite materials, etc. With additional accessories many other test such as splitting strength test, flexural strength test, etc. shall be carried out.


Keywords:

Compressive Strength, Flexural strength, bending strength, splitting strength


Measurements / Setups:

Force controlled compression and 3-point bending tests


Specifications:

Compression unit

Range: 250 – 3000 kN

Piston diameter: 300 mm

Piston stroke: 50 mm

Test chamber size: 320 mm

Bending unit

Range: 5 – 100 kN

Piston stroke: 3000 mm

Maximum distance between lower bearers: 6000 mm



Equipment:

Displacement transducers (10 mm & 100 mm), several distance pieces, adapters for both compressive and flexural strength tests on mortar prisms (40x40x160mm3)


Publications:

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Location:

Westhorst


Research group:

Construction Management & Engineering


Contact:

Gerrit Snellink