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Self-Aligning Platen Series
Dia [mm] 56, 96, 116, 156
Compression Plates
JLW Instruments

Regular price $945.00

Terms and conditions

Self-aligning compression plates are spherically seated to adjust to the specimen. These plates can also be fixed to an angle by tightening the nuts. Self-aligning plates are commonly used for top load testing, crush testing, and many other types of tests. The plates feature integrated eye ends, and require eye end adapters to mount to force gauges, load cells, and test stands.


  • Compresses samples during testing
  • Platen diameters [mm]: 56, 96, 116, 156
  • 5/8" [15.9mm] Eye end mounting
  • Available as steel
  • Scope of delivery is 1 plate, if a set is needed order 2.
Diameter (A) Radius (R) Weight Material
JLW-56-Self-Align-Platen 56 mm 2.2 in 100 1.27 kg Steel
JLW-96-Self-Align-Platen 96 mm 3.78 in 100 1.4 kg Steel
JLW-116-Self-Align-Platen 116 mm 4.6 in 100 1.7 kg Steel
JLW-156-Self-Align-Platen 156 mm 6.14 in 100 2.7 kg Steel


If you need a size or connection that is not shown please contact us and we can quote you a custom platen built to your specifications.


Compression Plate Dimensional Drawing