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Round Compression Plates

Regular price $80.00

Material
Diameter
SKU: CP56-AL
Brand: JLW Instruments
Lead Time: Ships in 3-6 business days

Scope of delivery: Single compression plate.

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Compression plates with diameters between 56 mm to 246 mm with load capacities up to 20 kN. These platens are etched with concentric rings for accurate specimen placement.

They are available in aluminum or steel. Aluminum for testing soft samples such as cardboard, plastics, rubber, foams, lightweight springs, bottles and cartons. Steel for testing rubber, plastics, heavy duty springs, building products, composites and ceramics.

Adapters are available to mount platens to almost any test stand.

Self-aligning round, square and rectangular compression plates are also available.

Aluminum Round Compression Plates

  • Aluminum platens for testing soft samples such as cardboard, plastics, rubber, foams, lightweight springs, bottles and cartons.
  • Aluminum platens weigh less than steel platens.
  • Anodized aluminum temperatures -70°C … +180°C
Model
Diameter Load Capacity
Material
Eye End Coupling
(Fitting)
Weight
mm inches kN lbF inches mm kg lbs
CP56-AL 56 2.2 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 0.09 0.20
CP96-AL 96 3.78 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 0.22 0.48
CP116-AL 116 4.56 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 0.39 0.86
CP156-AL 156 6.14 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 0.64 1.41
CP196-AL 196 7.72 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 1.23 2.71
CP246-AL 246 9.69 10 2,250 *Aluminum 5/8 15.9 1.86 4.09
*Anodized aluminum
Steel Round Compression Plates

  • Steel platens for testing rubber, plastics, heavy duty springs, building products, composites and ceramics. 
  • Hardened steel 58 HRC, nickel-plated, -70°C … +350°C
Model
Diameter Load Capacity
Material
Eye End Coupling
(Fitting)
Weight
mm inches kN lbF inches mm kg lbs
CP56-ST 56 2.2 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 0.09 0.20
CP96-ST 96 3.78 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 0.60 1.32
CP116-ST 116 4.56 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 1.00 2.20
CP156-ST 156 6.14 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 2.03 4.47
CP196-ST 196 7.72 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 3.30 7.26
CP246-ST 246 9.69 20 4,500 *Steel 5/8 15.9 7.77 17.09

*Hardened steel 58 HRC, nickel-plated

Included Items
  • (1) Compression Plate
  • (1) Clevis Pin
Applications
  • Static compression testing
  • Top load testing
  • Load holding compression tests
Dimensions in[mm]
Compression Plate Dimensions
Eye End Coupling/Fitting Dimensions [mm]
    Fitting dimensions

     

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