STANDARDS : ASTM D5731
It is used to determine the strength values of a rock and concrete specimen both in the field and in the laboratory. It consists of a load frame for applying loads up to 50 KN, on which a manual hydraulic jack is mounted.
The instrument accepts core specimens up to 4” (101,6 mm) diameter which are loaded by two cones haped points. A graduated scale indicates the distance between the conical points. The applied load is measured by a pressure. Transducer with a digital display unit range 0-50kN,