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HM-397 Load Frame, 0.0001—0.3in/min, 10,000lbf offers high performance for CBR and LBR testing, as well as soil-cement, unconfined compressive strength, and triaxial testing when fitted with the required test-specific Component Set, sold separately. This unit features a jog function that increases the speed of the platen to the maximum speed of the load frame jack screw (0.3in/min), allowing for faster positioning of the 8in (203mm) diameter platen. It has a total capacity of 10,000lbf (44.5kN) with a frame opening of 11.9x37.3in (302x947mm) and a strain rate of 0.0001—0.3in/min (0.00254—7.62mm/min).
Reliable DC stepper motors are matched to the unique speed and torque requirements of each load frame. Controllers precisely regulate strain rates to ±1% of the set point. Horizontal cross-head heights can be easily changed using adjusting nuts. The coarse-threaded 1.25in (32mm) high strength plated vertical rods are corrosion resistant. The unit has a powder-coated steel finish and stands up to rugged use.
HM-397: 120V/50-60Hz, 480 Watts
HM-397F: 230V/50-60Hz, 690 Watts
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