for cubes and cylinders AUTOMAX


Four column high stiffness welded frame tested for stability to EN 12390-4.
Heavy duty spherical seat in lubricating oil bath, allowing initial free alignment at the initial contact with the specimen and automatic jamming up to the end of test.

Compression platens
See table. Traceable certificate of surface hardness available on request.

Automax, fully computerized Super-Automatic power and control system
Dual stage pump, centrifugal for fast approach and multi-piston for loading, DC motor, ES Energy Saving technology electronic valves for automatic loading/unloading and frame selection via display/software.
132,000 points effective resolution, three channels, touch screen graphic display 240×128 pixel, sampling rate 50/sec, large storing capacity on USB pen drive, test data downloadable to PC, Ethernet port, real time management software (optional, see accessories 82-SW/DM DATAMANAGER)
Simultaneous display of load-specific load, actual load rate and load/time graph; LAN connection to PC; advanced memory management; multi coefficient calibration. Recording facility of up to 10 test profiles for each channel including type of test (e.g. compression, flexural, indirect tensile), specimen size and shape, load rate, standard in use and other general information. Each one of the recorded test profile can be recalled automatically to save time

Safety features
Includes: Max. pressure valve to avoid machine overloading; piston travel limit switch; emergency stop button; front door and rear transparent fragment guard.


– Four column high stiffness welded frame tested for stability
– Heavy duty spherical seat in lubricating oil bath • Automatic control of test execution conforming to Standards
– Automatic performance of the complete test cycle with closed-loop digital feedback
– Fully computerized system
– Dual user interface display and PC
– Accuracy Class 1 (EN) and Class A (ASTM) starting from 10% of full scale (from 1% on request)
– Compatible with the new intuitive easy to use DATA MANAGER Software
– Reduced power consumption and silent operation by ES Energy Saving Technologies
– Double stage hydraulic pump with rapid approach: high throughput of tests (up to 40/hour)
– Soft platen-to-specimen contact and smooth load rate from the ramp start
– Double frame control as standard with optional control of additional third frame: active frame selection via console display or software
– Optional internal graphic printer including Load-Time plot
– Remote verification of settings and performances for malfunctions debugging
– Storage of up to 10 test profiles for each channel for quick start