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Load Frame, Motorised, 12 speeds, 200 KN (20,000 kgf)
The Load Frame is extremely versatile and designed to conduct triaxial shear test on soil and rock specimens. The instrument consists of a cabinet, which houses the gear system and motor with sturdy angle iron frame. The loading is done through the bottom loading platen, which is carried on a lead screw, which advances upwards. The top load bracket, which slides over two upright pillars, can be positioned at any desired height and locked. It carries a hexagonal screw adaptor for standard proving rings. The loading part of the unit is detachable from the main unit for ease of transport and to avoid damage to the tension rods. Rates of Strain: 12 (between 1.25 and 0.00032 mm/min) Suitable for operation on 230 V, 50 Hz, Single Phase, AC Supply.