Testing Quality Since 1951

Vertical Compression Test Machine

This is a versatile machine which can be adapted to test a number of sample types in compression and bend modes. This PC controlled machine was used to carry out cyclic compression testing of a concrete railway sleeper. Measurements of load, extension and time were taken and recorded on a graph. Static loads and also tension compression can be achieved within this design.

There is a choice of operating systems to choose from, we have either Manual, PLC touch screen and fully PC controlled all have the option of additional data capture for verification/certification of your product.

All machines are fully compliant with the current directives and safety regulations, supplied with interlocked safety guarding making them a safe environment for the operator.

All AJT test machines are fitted with our own in house manufactured load cell mounted at the pulling clevis, featuring a multi bridge strain guage, temperature compensation and close zero balance calibrated in accordance with ISO 7500-1:2004.

AJT have supplied machines of this type with capacities ranging from 5 Tonnes (11,000 Lbs) up to 2000 Tonnes (4,400,000 Lbs) force.

  • Test a number of sample types in compression and bend modes
  • Static loads and tension compression.
  • Manual, PLC touch screen and fully PC controlled.
  • Option of additional data capture.