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Unconfined Compression Test System

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LoadTrac III

The LoadTrac III 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 D2166
  • AASHTO T 208

Features

  • Capacity to fit user needs up to 11 kN (2,500 lbs.)
  • 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: Up to 11 kN (2,500 lbs)
  • Rate of displacement: 0.000013 to 42 mm/min (0.0000005 to 1.6 in/min)
  • Platen travel: 38.1 mm (1.5 in)
  • Dimensions: 305 x 381 x 838 mm (12 x 15 x 33 in)
  • Weight: 20 kg (44 lbs)
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