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Tension Creep Devices

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Tension Creep Devices

TEST STANDS USED TO EVALUATE THE TENSION CREEP CHARACTERISTICS OF GEOSYNTHETIC MATERIALS

ASTM D 5262 Unconfined Tension Creep Device

Load Capacity
1000 pounds
or
5000 pounds

Temperature Control
20-23C temp boxes

Strain Measurement
Strain bars w/ analog indicators
Strain bars w/ digital indicators w/ output
Strain bars w/ LVDT’s with output

Loading Method
Dead Weight
Pneumatic
Lever

Load Measurement
Load cell per station
1-2 cal load cells per system

Gripping/Clamping
Hydraulic
Roller
Bolt clamping

Multiple System

Data Acquisition
Merersoft plus multi-plexer

ASTM D 5262 Unconfined Tension Creep Device

5,000 lb (22,240N) Capacity Lever Load Tension Creep Frame Assembly AR-S-AC-500

– Carbon Steel Load Frame painted with enamel paint
– Upper and lower plate and bolt sample grips with adjustable mount linkage accepts samples up to 8″ wide and 12″ long.
– Adjustable strain bar indicator mounts
– 10:1 Lever assembly that will deliver load from 500 to 5,000 lbs (2,224- 22,240N)

1,000 lb (4450N) Capacity Lever Load Tension Creep Frame Assembly AR-S-AC-100

– Carbon Steel Load Frame painted with enamel paint
– Upper and lower plate and bolt sample grips with adjustable mount linkage accepts samples up to 8″ wide and 12″ long
– Adjustable strain bar indicator mounts
– 10:1 Lever assembly that will deliver load from 200 to 1,000 lbs (890-4,450N)

500 lb (2,224N) Capacity Lever Load Tension Creep Frame Assembly
AR-S-AC-150

– Carbon Steel Dead Weight Load Frame painted with enamel paint
– Upper and lower plate and bolt sample grips with adjustable mount linkage accepts samples up to 8″ wide and 12″ long
– Adjustable strain bar indicator mounts

Alternate gripping / clamping (see Test Grips) may be required for certain materials or test conditions.
Hydraulic Grips Roller Grips Bolt/ Plate Clamping Grips

Each load frame can be manufactured in a multiple test frame configuration the dimensions of the unit(s) will take in to consideration the size of the area test area

Tension Creep Strain Measurement indicators mount with adjustable strain bars
Analog indicators (English or metric)
12 X 0.025mm (0.5″ X 0.001″) AG-C-AI-05001
25 X 0.025mm (1″ X 0.001″) AG-C-AI-10001
50 X 0.025mm (2″ X 0.001″) AG-C-AI-20001

Digital indicators (selectable English or metric) w/ output
12 X 0.01mm (0.5″ X 0.0005″) AG-C- DI-050005
25 X 0.01mm (1″ X 0.0005) AG-C-DI-100005
50 X 0.01mm (2″ X 0.0005″) AG-C-DI-200005
Mux for 2 indicators to RS232 AG-C-DA-2MUX

LVDT’s with scalable Display & RS232 Output
12 X 0.001mm (0.5″ X 0.0001″) AP-C-LV-050001
25 X 0.001mm (1″ X 0.0001″) AP-C-LV-100001
50 X 0.001mm (2″ X 0.0001″) AP-C-LV-200001
Load Measurement
1 Load cell per station or 1 or 2 cal load cells with scalable display per system

AP-C-AA-000

DIG IND W/ OUTPUT 500 LB (890N)LOAD CELL (TEN/COMP)

AP-C-AB-000

DIG IND W/ OUTPUT 1000 LB (4,450N)LOAD CELL (TEN/COMP)

AP-C-AC-000

DIG IND W/ OUTPUT 5000 LB (22,240N) LOAD CELL (TEN/COMP)

Data Acquisition
Merersoft Software
Up to 8 inputs AP-C-MS-008
Up to 16 inputs AP-C-MS-016
Up to 32 inputs AP-C-MS-032
Up to 64 inputs AP-C-MS-064

Multiplexer & cabling
Up to 8 inputs AP-C-MUX-008
Up to 16 inputs AP-C-MUX-016
Up to 32 inputs AP-C-MUX-032
Up to 64 inputs AP-C-MUX-064

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