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Concrete Compression Testing Machine - Form+Test Alpha 3

Supplier: Hylec Controls

The German built Form+Test ALPHA 3 utilises a very sturdy 4-column load frame.

Price Guide: POA

The model complies with the requirements on the EN 12390-4 expansion cylinder and has several internally programmed speed-controlled tests, deformation-controlled testing methods as well as being able to measure the E-modulus as an option.

Ideally suited for testing with accuracy in accordance with EN ISO 7500-1 \ EN 12390-4  ASTM C 39    BS 1610 Quality Class 1 standards

Used for compression testing according to standards on:

  • concrete cubes
  • concrete cylinders
  • concrete drilling cores
  • natural stone specimens

Drive and control

  • Used with separate drive station with built-in hydraulic aggregate with servo-control valve and digital controller for automatic increase in load in the closed loop

Options and accessories


  • Displacement control
  • Deformation control
  • E-Modulus measuring equipment
  • PROTEUS software for testing building materials
  • WinTrans data transmission software