Hylec Controls now have available a universal bridge bear testing machine that carries out tensile, compression and bending tests each according to accessories.
This bridge bear testing machine tests fatigue strength under fluctuating stresses by carrying out centric initial load tests, compression rupture tests, and lateral resistance tests for the load, displacement, or deformation control, depending on the level of attachments in the closed loop of the servo-hydraulic, with a maximum test frequency of 5 Hz on:
- elastomer bearings
- concrete cubes
- concrete cylinders
Optional accessories for these bridge bear testing machines include grip heads for tensile tests, hydraulic adjustment for clamping the upper cross-head, connections for more test machines.
Also available is the 'PROTEUS' test software for controlling bridge bear testing with measurement logging and data storage.