Material Testing Laboratory Equipment

ASTM – Compression Testing Frames for Blocks and Cylinders (UTC-4601)

Compression Testing Frames

CodeUTC-4725
StandardsASTM C39, C140, C1314; AASHTO T22

Product Code:

UTC-47252000 kN (450000 lbf) Compression Testing Frame for Blocks and Cylinders, ASTM
UTC-47353000 kN (670000 lbf) Compression Testing Frame for Blocks and Cylinders, ASTM
UTC-4528Upper Bearing Platens Replacement Equipment for UTC-4725 and UTC-4735
UTC-4682Pedestal for 2000 kN (450000 lbf) and 3000 kN (670000 lbf) Compression Testing Frames with Welded Wall

Description:

  • ASTM & AASHTO compression testing frames for blocks and cylinders consist of a rigid welded steel walls, a loading cylinder assembly and lower and upper (spherically-seated) bearing platens.
  • The frames provide the stability needed for accurate and repeatable test results over the years of operation.
  • Any hydraulic power pack with control and read out unit and a pressure transducer for measuring the loads, can be  positioned on the right hand side of the load frame for easier accessibility, increased productivity and for safer operations.
  • All frames have a single acting up stroking ram and also have front and rear protective doors and limit switch for piston stroke for safety.
  • The diameter of the pistons is designed to work with the load capacity.
  • The lower bearing platens are provided with centring line/s
  • UTC-4528 Upper bearing platens replacement equipment is used by the user for changing the upper bearing platens depending on whether the specimen to be tested is a block or cylinder.
  • UTC-4682 Pedestal that is made of steel to facilitate the user’s placement of specimens in the frames for compression test should be ordered separately.
  • See the below table for supplied items with the frames.
  • (*) Depending on the type of specimen to be tested, the bearing platens set can be easily switched with other bearing platens by users with the help of UTC-4525
ASTM & AASHTO COMPRESSION TESTING FRAMES FOR CYLINDERS

Models

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ModelsUTC-4725UTC-4735
Capacity2000 kN (450000 lbf)3000 kN (670000 lbf)
Frame TypeWelded SteelWelded Steel
Lower Bearing Block,

Dimensions (D)

Block Platens

310x410x90mm

(12.2”x16.1”x3.5”)

Circular Platens

Ø165 mm (6.5″)

Block Platens

310x410x90mm

(12.2”x16.1”x3.5”)

Circular Platens

Ø165 mm (6.5″)

Upper Bearing Block,

(With Spherically Seating Assembly) Dimensions (C)

Block Platens

310x410x90mm

(12.2”x16.1”x3.5”)

Circular Platens

Ø165 mm (6.5″)

Block Platens

310x410x90mm

(12.2”x16.1”x3.5”)

Circular Platens

Ø165 mm (6.5″)

Surface Hardness of Bearing PlatensBlock Platens

60 HRC

Circular Platens

55 HRC

Block Platens

60 HRC

Circular Platens

55 HRC

Flatness ToleranceBlock Platens

0,025mm/150mm (0,001”/6”)

Circular Platens

0,02mm/150mm (0,001”/6”)

Block Platens

0,025mm/150mm (0,001”/6”)

Circular Platens

0,02mm/150mm (0,001”/6”)

Maximum Vertical Clearance

Between Bearing Blocks (E)

Block Platens

250 mm (9,84”)

Circular Platens

380 mm (15”)

Block Platens

250 mm (9,84”)

Circular Platens

380 mm (15”)

Piston Diameter250 mm (9,84”)310 mm (12,2”)
Piston Stroke50 mm (1,97”)50 mm (1,97”)
Horizontal Clearance (B)360 mm (14,17”)415 mm (16,34”)
Dimensions (wxlxh) (Axd*xF)420x453x1144 mm

(16,54×17,83”x45,04”)  

475x497x1204 mm

18,7”x19,57”x47,4”)

Weight908 kg (2000 lb)1129 kg (2490 lb)
Pedestal (Optional)UTC-4682UTC-4682
(d*) depth

(**) Limited by capacity of the frame

The frames are supplied complete with;

• 310x410x90 mm (12.2”x16.1”x3.54”) lower and upper (spherically seated) bearing platens (comes with mounted to the frame)

• Ø165 mm (6.5″) lower and upper (spherically seated) bearing blocks

• Upper Bearing Platens Replacement Equipment (UTC-4528)

• Lifting Device for Lower Bearing Platen (UTC-4629)

• 50 mm (1,97”), 2 pcs. 30 mm (1,2”), 15 mm (0,59”) height x Ø165 mm (Ø6,5”) distance pieces

• Removable transparent front and rear safety doors

Due to the continuous development of our products, the goods supplied may vary in detail to that illustrated on this Website.

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