Industrial Series KPX Models
Designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing, the KPX Models feature an ultra-large single test space and adjustable crosshead options. Understanding the critical importance of operator safety, these frames incorporate high-quality materials, components, and craftsmanship and are ideal for testing metals, wire, concrete, fasteners, wood, and composites.
- Adjustable crosshead options allow the test space to be adapted to a wide range of test specimens, applications, and accessories
- Linear guidance system maintains precise alignment of load string over the entire stroke of the actuator
- Co-axially mounted encoder accurately measures actuator travel at the center of the load string
- Convenient working height and ergonomic controls improve operator productivity and comfort
- Long stroke, high-speed actuator accommodates both tension and compression testing applications
- Productivity panel with multiple function keys and displays improves ergonomics, and allows the operator to perform common testing functions and view key test information without returning to the computer
- Powerful, yet user-friendly materials testing software provides repeatable and reproducible results for simple to sophisticated testing requirements
Range of Models
- Metals - Bar, Plate, Pipe & Tube, Rebar, Structural
- Wire - Rod, Strand
StandardsKPX Models conform to many international standards, including (but not limited to):
- ASTM A370, A615, C39, C109, E4, E8, E9, E83, E290, F606
- ISO 6892-1, 6892-2, 7438, 7500-1, 9513, 15630-1
- BS 4449
- EN 10002-1, 10002-2
- JIS Z2241, Z2248
- Contact us for additional compliance information
Industrial Series KPX Models are designed for high-capacity tension, compression, bend/flex, and shear testing. Featuring an ultra-large single test space and adjustable crosshead options, these frames deliver exceptional flexibility for a wide range of testing applications and are available in capacities ranging from 600 kN (135,000 lbf) to 3,500 kN (800,000 lbf).
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