High stiffness flexural frame, 350 kN cap., DUPLEX

EN 1339 | EN 1340 | EN 12390-5 | ASTM C78 | ASTM C293 | ASTM C1550 | EN 14488-5 | ASTM C1609 | ASTM C1018

Main Features

  • High rigidity (200 kN/mm), especially suitable for testing FRC and sprayed concrete
  • Double testing mode: parallel and orthogonal 
  • For testing different kind of specimens (beams, flagstones, slab)
  • Suitable for testing Round panel dia.800 mm to ASTM C1550
  • Max span between lower rollers: 1.5m
  • Load measurement by high precision load cell 
  • Piston return by counterweights
  • Piston travel limit switch included
  • tecnical specifications
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      Models 50-C1701/FR
      Max cap. kN 350
      Load sensor Load cell
      Horizontal clearance [mm] 900
      Max. vertical clearance [mm]* with 50-C1700/1  260
      with 50-C1500/2 180
      with 50-C1500/2 + 50-C1500/3 230
      with 50-C1500/2 + 50-C1700/4 215
      with 50-C1500/6 165
      with 50-C1500/7 405
      with 50-C1700/7 100
      Distance between upper rollers (adjustable) mm From 100 to 500, or single roller
      Distance between lower rollers - Parallel testing mode (adjustable) mm From 150 to 800
      Distance between lower rollers - Orthogonal testing mode (adjustable) mm From 850 to 1500
      Piston travel mm 130
      Overall dimensions (lxwxh) mm  1150x 1600 x 1550
      Weight approx. kg  520

      * The vertical daylight can be reduced by using the distance pieces already included useful to reduce the daylight by: 50mm, 100mm and 150mm. Additional distance pieces are available as Accessories. 
  • ordering info
    • 50-C1701/FR
      DUPLEX - 350 kN cap. high rigidity flexural frame, complete with load cell and connection kit for separate control console. Rollers not included. Includes set of spacers to reduce the vertical daylight by: 50mm, 100mm and 150mm             
  • accessories
    • 50-C1700/1
      Upper and lower rollers for centre and third point test of concrete beams up to 300mm height, conforming to EN 12390-5 and ASTM C78, C1609, C1018, EN 14488-3, EN 14651.
      Bearers dimensions: 30 mm dia. x 310 mm long
      Weight approx: 40 kg

      Set of one upper and two lower roller assembly for testing paving flags, conforming to EN 1339
      Bearers dimensions: 40 mm dia. x 620 mm long
      Weight approx: 45 kg

      Swivel jointed loading pad for testing kerbs, conforming to EN 1340. To be used with support bearers of 50-C1500/2.
      Weight approx: 5 kg
      Upper loading rollers to perform the third point and centre point flexure test to EN 12390-5, including two rollers 310 mm long, 40 mm diameter. To be used with support bearers of 50-C1500/2
      Weight approx.: 23 kg

      Auxiliary testing frame for the measurement of deflection of FRC beams to EN 14488-3, 14651, ASTM C1609.

      Accessory for testing sprayed concrete slab to EN 14488-5. Including supporting square base and spherically seated loading element. To be completed with displacement transducers 50-C1500/9 and 50-C1500/8. 
      Weight approx: 100 kg

      Accessory for testing FRC concrete round slab to ASTM C1550. Including 3-points supporting base and spherically seated loading element. To be completed with displacement transducers 50-C1500/9 and 50-C1500/8 or 50-C1700/8.
      Weight approx: 100 kg
      Set of lower platen and upper platen spherically seated, 165 mm dia., for compression tests on small and low strength specimens.
      Weight approx:  19 kg

      Displacement transducer with 50mm travel for reading displacement of sprayed concrete slab centre under concentrated load.

      Same as above, but with 60 mm travel.

      100mm displacement transducer for measuring the piston travel. Complete with attachments.
      Weight approx: 1 kg

      Distance piece 50mm thickness for flexure frame    

      Distance piece 80mm thickness for flexure frame    

      Rulers with graduation in inches

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