High-Force Test Systems

Ultra-stiff, four-column servohydraulic load frames, dynamically rated to deliver loads ranging from 1 to 30 MN. Higher capacity load frames and unique features can be custom engineered to order.

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Key Product Features

Industry Standard

A proven leader in developing servohydraulic technology

Versatile

Dozens of available accessories including bending fixtures, compression platens and high force grips are available to provide a wide range of testing capabilities

Accurate/Repeatable Results

Superior frame stiffness and alignment produces accurate results

High Performance

Systems can be engineered with higher performance packages to meet any testing requirement

Model Comparison

311.31 / 311.32

  • Max force capacity: 1.0 MN / 1.2MN (265 kip)
  • Column Diameter: 4 inches
  • Load Frame Height: Approx. 5.5m (8 ft)
  • Load Frame Weight: Approx. 4100 kg (9100 lb)
  • Customized models and performance packages available

311.41

  • Max force capacity:  2.5MN (550 kip)
  • Column Diameter: 6 inches
  • Load Frame Height: Approx. 6.7m (22 ft)
  • Load Frame Weight: Approx. 9525 kg (21,000 lb)
  • Customized models and performance packages available

311.51

  • Max force capacity: 5MN (1100 kip)
  • Column Diameter: 8 inches
  • Load Frame Height: Approx. 8.5m (28 ft)
  • Load Frame Weight: Approx. 21,500 kg (47,500 lb)
  • Customized models and performance packages available

311.71

  • Max force capacity: 10MN (2200 kip)
  • Column Diameter: 10 inches
  • Load Frame Height: Approx. 11m (36 ft)
  • Load Frame Weight: Approx. 55,000 kg (120,000 lb)
  • Customized models and performance packages available

311.91

  • Max force capacity: 30MN (6600 kip)
  • Column Diameter: 17 inches (425mm)
  • Load Frame Height: Approx. 20m ( 65ft)
  • Load Frame Weight: Approx. 275,000 kg (600,000lb)
  • Customized models and performance packages available

Featured Case Studies

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