Gilson Consolidation Load Frames are popular in geotechnical laboratories to determine expected soil settlement of pavements and structures. Consolidation machines are manufactured by Karol-Warner and employ either a pneumatic design or a dead-weight apparatus to apply incremental axial loads to a laterally restrained soil specimen. Pneumatic consolidation load frames use compressed air for precise, shock-free loading of samples.
Consolidation Load Frames (Pneumatic) use pneumatic pressure to instantaneously apply and maintain precisely controlled loads to soil specimens. Available in three models with load capacities that range from 16-64tsf.