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Fully electro-mechanical gyratory compactor GALILEO Research

EN 12697-10 | EN 12697-31 | AASHTO T312 | ASTM D6925 | AS 2891.2.2

Main Features

  • High precision, robust load mechanism combined with an extremely rigid frame assures high accuracy and repeatability
  • Load cell fitted directly on the vertical actuator for accurate load measurement and feedback control 
  • User defined axial stress and speed of rotation
  • Sliding transparent door with safety interlock
  • Catch tray to collect expelled liquids using perforated moulds
  • Fresh concrete configuration available
  • Easy control using the integrated 7" colour touchscreen panel or connected PC
  • User friendly PC software for data analysis and tests set up. Remote communication is available to receive immediate diagnostics
  • Automatic data saving on USB or on Windows PC
  • Lightweight yet robust moulds strictly comply with international Standards
  • Safe and easy mould insertion and extraction with automatic lifting ensures low effort for the operator and higher productivity
  • Simultaneous extraction of last specimen for higher productivity
  • Easy specimen extraction with the integrated extruder
  • Perfect gyratory angle with real-time closed loop automatic angle adjustment recovering compliance and minor strains independently from the vertical loads
  • Easy and accurate motorised regulation of the gyratory angle set and displayed from the control panels
  • Possibility to automatically set the zero angle at the end of the test
  • Real-time direct shear and torque resistance measurement. Automatic calculation of the compaction energy, an important parameter for Research
  • Automatic weight acquisition and density calculation with the integrated balance (optional)
  • tecnical specifications
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      Model Galileo Research 78-PV20R0X
      Consolidation pressure 10 – 1000 kPa for 150 mm diam.
      25 – 2200 kPa for 100 mm diam.
      Gyratory motion and
      Vertical load
       
      Electromechanical
      Angle adjustment EmS Electromechanical Servoactuation
      Gyratory angle range 0 -3° ±0.005
      Gyratory angle measurement Angle measured and displayed during test plus closed loop control
      Zero angle at the end of the test Yes (automatic procedure, user selectable)
      Speed of gyration 5 – 60 rpm (120 on request)
      Number of gyrations 0 -9999
      Integrated Shear measurement Yes
      Moulds dimensions 100 and 150 mm diam., 250 mm height.
      User interface 7” 16:9 Touch screen color display
      (PC for data analysis)
      Connection LAN - Ethernet
      PC Software Included
      Extruder Included (electromechanical)
      Balance Available as option with an accuracy of 1 g 
      Minimum specimen height 50 mm
      Maximum specimen height Up to 200 mm depending on mix type
      Height accuracy Better than 0,1 mm
      Suitable for water pouring test Yes
      Suitable for concrete/cement testing Yes (on request)
      Dimensions
      (w x d x h)
      480 x 900 x 2150 mm
      Weight approx.. 420 kg

  • ordering info
    • 78-PV20R02
      Galileo Research, fully Electromechanical gyratory compactor, including integrated extruder, shear measurement, EmS motorized regulation of the gyratory angle and displayed on the control panel, PC software for data analysis.
      230 V, 50/60 Hz, 1 ph

      78-PV20R04
      Galileo Research, fully Electromechanical gyratory compactor, including integrated extruder, shear measurement, EmS motorized regulation of the gyratory angle and displayed on the control panel, PC software for data analysis.
      110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph
  • accessories
    • Cylinder moulds and distance plates
      Made from special alloy steel, hardened to 53-55 HRC, internally grinded, Ra less than 1 µm, fully conforming to EN 12697-31 and exceeding ASTM D6925 and AASHTO T312

      78-PV0250/2
      Cylinder mould, 150 mm dia., complete with top and bottom plates.

      78-PV0250/5
      Cylinder mould, 100 mm dia., complete with top and bottom plates.

      78-PV0250/10
      Cylinder mould, 150 mm dia., with holes for cold mix compaction. Complete with top and bottom plates.

      78-PV0250/3
      Distance plate, 150 mm dia., 50 mm high, for preparing short samples.

      78-PV0250/6
      Distance plate, 100 mm dia., 38 mm high, for preparing short samples.

      78-PV0250/4
      Accessories for compacting 100 mm diameter specimens, including 100 mm height calibration device


      Internal angle measurement apparatus
      78-PV0255

      ILS internal angle measurement apparatus

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