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Unconfined Compression Test System

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LoadTrac II

The LoadTrac II load frame performs unconfined compressive strength testing under fully automated control with convenient remote monitoring and instant test results. The unconfined compression test allows you to quickly measure the compressive strength for cohesive soils and is a core offering for most laboratories. Once a soil sample is in place, and the test conditions selected, the system will run the entire test from start to finish.

Applicable Test Standards

  • ASTM D1663, D2166
  • AASHTO T 208

Features

  • Choose capacity to fit user needs from 45 and 90 kN (10,000 and 20,000 lbs.) models
  • Total automation of data collection and reporting of test results
  • Prepare tables and plots of report quality within minutes of completing a test
  • Generate columns of data for easy reduction using your own spreadsheet software
  • Ability to access and control the unit over a computer network using Geo-Net option

Specifications

  • Capacity: 45 kN (10,000 lbs) or 90 kN (20,000 lbs)
  • Rate of displacement: 0.00003 to 25 mm/min (0.000001 to 1.0 in/min)
  • Platen travel: 76 mm (3.0 in)
  • Dimensions: 464 x 546 x 1206 mm (18 x 21.5 x 47.5 in)
  • Weight: 55 kg (120 lbs)
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