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Biaxial Test System

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Contact details

Moraal, J. ing.
Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CiTG), Road and Railway Engineering
Stevinweg 1, 2628CN Delft
Tel : +31 (0)15 27 84012
E-mail : J.Moraal@tudelft.nl
Website : Open website

General Information

Instrument:

Biaxial Test System

Location:

CiTG, Stevin Lab II, Asphalt Lab

Key words:

bi-axial, biaxial, fatigue, railway engineering, hydraulic

Main application:

Testing of materials in two directions. This specific setup is used for testing railway components. Tension as well as compression can be tested. Both fatigue tests as static tests can be performed. Temperature control possible.

Instrument specification

Space frame construction. MTS controllers & actuators.

Max Force:
±150 kN vertical
±50 kN horizontal

Stroke:
300 mm vertical
150 mm horizontal

Max frequency:
10 Hz

Temperature range (via IR-heaters):
20 to 600C