Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   
 
   
         
 
 
Student Instrumentation Workshop
Machine Shop
Instrumentation
Hydraulic Equipment
      Manually Controlled Hydraulic Equip.
      Servo-Controlled Hydraulic Equip.
      Testing Machines
            2.7 MN (600 kip)
            445 kN (100 kip)
            222 kN (50 kip)
            50 kN (11 kip)
            89 kN (20 kip)
            500 kN (112 kip)
            Testing Calendar
      Equipment Reservations
Testing Floor
Structural Testing Hardware

89 kN (20 kip) MTS uniaxial servo-controlled hydraulic frame

 
 
 

Load frame: 309 series 4-pole system installed on the floor

  • The cross head is driven manually
  • Maximum length of specimen: 1.5 m (59 in.)

Actuator: 205 series

  • Static load capacity: ±89 kN (±20 kip)
  • Dynamic load capacity: ±53 kN (±12 kip)
  • Piston displacement: ±76.2 mm (±3 in.)

Grips: no standard grips

Power supply: 503.13 series

  • Volume capacity: 4.4 x 10-3 m3/s (70 GPM)
  • Pressure: 20.7 MPa (3,000 psi)

Controller: INSTRON 8500 Plus

  • Control modes: position, load, strain I, strain II
  • Computer: Centris 650 for both control and acquiring data from up to 16 channels using LabView software

 

   
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