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Self-Aligning Compression Plates

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SKU: SAP56-ST
Brand: JLWForce
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Self-aligning compression plates are designed to adjust to angular displacement of the material being tested. 

One Self-aligning compression plates is usually used along with a fixed compression plate.

These plates can also be fixed to an angle by tightening the nuts.

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

Round, square and rectangular compression plates are also available.

Scope of delivery is 1 compression plate.


Steel Self-Aligning 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 [A] Load Capacity
Material
Eye End Coupling
(Fitting)
Weight
mm inches kN lbF mm inches kg lbs
SAP56-ST 56 2.2 20 4,500 Steel 15.9 5/8 1.27 2.79
SAP96-ST 96 3.78 20 4,500 Steel 15.9 5/8 1.40 3.08
SAP116-ST 116 4.56 20 4,500 Steel 15.9 5/8 1.70 3.74
SAP156-ST 156 6.14 20 4,500 Steel 15.9 5/8 2.7 5.94
SAP196-ST 196 7.72 20 4,500 Steel 15.9 5/8 3.95 8.69

*Hardened steel 58 HRC, nickel-plated


Applications

  • Static compression testing
  • Top load testing
  • Load holding compression tests

Dimensions

Dimensions

Eye End Coupling/Fitting Dimensions [mm]

    Fitting dimensions

     

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