- hydraulic extruder for undisturbed samples Tunnel with two gears, max pressure 250 bar
- CONTROLS laboratory crusher
- CONTROLS electromechanical sieve
- Controls mechanical quarterer
- climatic cabinet - CONTROLS mod. 10-D1429 / D for t ° between -30 ° C and + 70 ° C and humidity between 20-95%
Physical and granulometric characteristics
- Kern precision (digital) scale series
- La Precisa platform scale, capacity 100 kg
- Tuninetto dryer oven up to 250 ° C
- unified series of UNI-ASTM sieves - Controls and Tecnotest
- thermostatic tank, set of 1000 ml glass cylinders, calibrated densimeters and electric stirrer for particle size analysis for sedimentation
- Controls density meter
- pycnometers and glassware of different shapes and capacities
- Controls equipment for determining the shrinkage limit
- Controls equipment for determining the sand equivalent
- complete equipment for methylene blue determination
- spoons of Casagrande Controls for the Atterberg Limits
- glass dryer with accessories - ELE
- ELE glass bell, model 151 equipped with vacuum pump for specimen saturation
- digital probe thermometer - HANNA INSTRUMENTS
- distilled water deaeration system - CONTROLS - equipped with an electric vacuum pump and tank.
- complete equipment for hydrostatic weighing with tank and basket
- Proctor or CBR test compactor complete with 4 "and 6" containers
Internal calibration checks
- 50.0 kN AEP Transducers calibration load cell with reading unit
- 350 bar digital calibration pressure gauge (0.05 bar and 0.05% fs) - AEP Transducers
Mechanical and hydraulic characteristics
- set of edometers - CONTROLS with automated reading of the movements complete with cells and accessories
- direct and residual cutting machines - Tunnel with automated displacement reading complete with 2 Casagrande cutting boxes and related accessories as well as precision displacement potentiometric transducers (0.01 mm) for measuring horizontal and vertical displacements and electric load cells for the measurement of tangential and normal stresses
- Controls automatic remote Shearmatic cutting machine (direct and reverse motion for measuring residual resistance) complete with 2 Casagrande cutting boxes and related accessories as well as precision displacement potentiometric transducers (0.01 mm) for measuring horizontal displacements and vertical and electric load cells for the measurement of the tangential and normal stresses, the normal load is automated in order to reach 0.6 MPa on specimens with an area of 36 cm2.
- System 1 for Triaxial Controls Tests consisting of:
- Controls motorized electric press with a capacity of 50 kN with feed speeds between 0.00005 mm / min and a maximum of 1 mm / min
- Controls triaxial compression test equipment including pneumatic system for pressure applications up to 1.7 MPa self compensated
- Control panel Pressure Controls associated with triaxial systems
- pore pressure measurement systems consisting of pressure translators with a precision of 5kPa equipped with a "Capetti" data acquisition system
- analog measuring system for measuring volume variations with an accuracy of 0.2 cm3
- vertical load measurement system consisting of a 2 KN dynamometric ring.
- vertical displacement system consisting of a precision analog comparator (0.01 mm).
- System 2 for Triaxial Controls Tests consisting of:
- Controls motorized electric press with a capacity of 60 kN with feed speeds between 0.00005 mm / min and a maximum of 1 mm / min
- Controls Hydromatic system for automatic measurement and control of pressures and volume variations.
- vertical displacement measurement system consisting of a precision displacement potentiometric transducer (0.01 mm).
- vertical load measurement system consisting of a 10 KN load cell.
- 12-channel Autotriax2 remote acquisition system.
- Controls manual press for unconfined compression tests and CBR tests
- Controls 4-seat permeability bench complete with constant load and variable load permeability cell