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Lab equipment

Published: 9 March 2011

Instron 4500 kN load rig for static pressure test. Dartec 600 kN load rig for static and dynamic compressive and tensile testing. Instron 100 kN load rig for static pressure test.

  • 2 pcs. Eland static load cylinder 1000 kN, stroke + / -125 mm.
  • 2 pcs. MTS dynamic loading cylinder 750 kN, stroke + / - 75 mm.
  • 2 pcs. Instron dynamic loading cylinder 270 kN, stroke + / - 200 mm.
  • 2 pcs. MTS dynamic loading cylinder 250 kN, stroke + / - 75 mm.
  • 2 pcs. Instron dynamic loading cylinder 130 kN, stroke + / - 125 mm.

Controllers

  • 8 pcs. single-channel controllers, model Dartec.
  • 1 pc. two-channel control unit, model Instron 8800 phone.
  • 1 pc. MTS controller.

Data Acquisition System

  • 12 pieces. HBM Spider 8.
  • 2 pcs. HBM MGCplus.

Climate and storage

8 pieces of climatic and storage. It is possible to connect the hydraulic loading equipment in several of these rooms.

Geotechnical equipment:

  • Equipment for the standard inspection of soil sample.
  • Dry and wet screening.
  • Sedimentation.
  • Water content and consistency limits.
  • Compaction and density.
  • Permeability and kapiläritet.
  • Strength test.
  • Konförsök and uniaxial compression tests.
  • Shear test.
  • Triaxial
  • Deformationsbestämning and Ödometerförsök

Equipment for concrete testing

  • Print press and splitting tests of concrete.
  • Equipment for determining the properties of fresh concrete.
  • Equipment to determine shrinkage and creep properties of concrete.
  • Equipment for determining the thermal evolution of the hardening concrete.

Rock mechanical equipment

  • Skjuvrigg for combined shear and normal force of 300 kN.
  • Triaxkärl, 70 MPa, including pressure stage loader, max 300 MPa.
  • Equipment for extraction testing of rock bolts.

Other Equipment

  • Rigging for biaxial testing, + / - 250 kN.
  • Ballonet Rig for testing of wall and roof elements.
  • Split Hopkinson bar for applying dynamic shock waves.