Forney Machines

Forney 300 Series Compression Machine with Automatic (VFD) Controls and High Stiffness Frame (FHS)

Designed and built by Forney. As part of Forney’s Premium “FHS” Series, the machine features a high stiffness frame and fully enclosed test chamber that is especially suited for high testing volumes and high strength concrete testing.  FHS Testing Machines frames are manufactured from solid steel into a one-piece, welded unit that exceeds ACI recommendations.

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Load Capacity

300,000lb

Frame

High Stiffness (FHS)

Control System

VFD

Test Types

Compression, Flexural, Modulus of Elasticity/Poisson's Ratio (MP), Proppant Crush Resistance, Tensile Splitting

Testing Materials

Cylinders, Cubes, Grout Prism, Beams, Masonry Blocks, Proppant Sand, Rock Core

Additional Product Information

Accessories

  • Cylinder Compression (6" Dia x 12" L with Pad Caps) (150mm x 300mm)

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly (included w/ machine)

  • Cylinder Compression (6" Dia x 12" L with Capping Compound or Ground Ends) (150mm x 300mm)

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly (included w/ machine)

    TM-0095 Bottom Platen

  • Cylinder Compression (4" Dia x 8" L with Pad Caps) (100mm x 200mm)

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly (included w/ machine)

    TA-0202 Spherical Seat Extender, 4" H

  • Cylinder Compression (4" Dia x 8" L with Capping Compound or Ground Ends) (100mm x 200mm)

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly (included w/ machine)

    TA-0202 Spherical Seat Extender, 4" H

    TM-0095 Bottom Platen

  • Cylinder Tensile Splitting (6" Dia x 12" L) (150mm x 300mm)

    TA-0107-07 Cylinder Splitting Accessory

  • Cylinder Tensile Splitting (4" Dia x 8" L) (100mm x 200mm)

    TA-0107-07 Cylinder Splitting Accessory

    TM-0074-01 Bottom Platen

  • Cube (2") (50mm)

    TAG-0056 Cube (2") Accessory Kit

  • Cube (6") (150mm)

    TA-0202-02 Spherical Seat Extender, 6" H

    TA-0109 Cube Top Platen Assembly

  • Flexural Beam (6" x 6" x 18") (150mm x 150mm x 450mm)

    TA-0166 Flexural Testing Accessory

  • Masonry Block (8" or 12" W x 8" H x 16" L) (200mm or 300mm W x 200mm H x 400mm L)

    TAG-0062 Half Block Kit

    *Half block only

    (8" x 8" x 8")

  • Grout Prism (3" x 3" x 6") (75mm x 75mm x 150mm)

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly (included w/ machine)

    TA-0202-02 Spherical Seat Extender, 6" H

    TM-0095 Bottom Platen

  • MOE (6" diameter) (150mm)

    LA-0488-E6-SG Compressometer

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -M or -MP machine

  • MOE (4" diameter) (100mm)

    LA-0488-E4-SG Compressometer

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -M or -MP machine

  • MOE & Poisson's Ratio (6" Diameter) (150mm)

    LA-0488-P6-SG Compressometer/Extensometer

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -MP machine

  • MOE & Poisson's Ratio (4" Diameter) (100mm)

    LA-0488-P4-SG Compressometer/Extensometer

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -MP machine

  • MOE & Poisson's Ratio (2" Diameter) (50mm)

    TA-3542-03 Axial Extensometer 2"

    TA-3975-01 Diametral 0.030"

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -MP machine

  • Proppant (2" diameter) (50mm)

    TA-0119-11 Top Platen Assembly

    TA-0151 Bottom Platen

    TA-0174 Spacer, 6" H

    TM-2035 Centering Stud

    TA-0002 Proppant Crush Piston & Cell

Factory Installed Options

  • Voltage

    110/220VAC Single Phase

  • Displacement

    Available Upgrade

  • Optional Test Protocol Capabilities

    ASTM C469 MOE (M)

    ASTM C469 MOE & Poisson's Ratio (MP)

    ISO 13503-2 Proppant (SW-0010)

    *Additional accessories required

    *Inquire about other test type requirements

  • Capacity Options

    Dual Range (2 transducers) on Single Frame (2R)

  • Frame Options

    Second Frame Capability (AB)

    Dual Frame Capability (adds 250k de-rated frame to machine) (2F)

    Dual Frame Capability (adds 30k frame setup for Concrete Beam) (BT)

  • Travel Limit Switch

    Standard Equipment

Specifications

  • Load Capacity Range

    3,000lbf - 300,000lbf

  • Vertical Opening

    19"

  • Horizontal Opening

    10"

  • Ram Diameter

    6.75"

  • Piston Stroke

    2.5"

  • Platen Hardness

    60 HRC

  • Lower Platen Dimension

    8.25" x 14"

  • Upper Platen Dimension

    6.5" Diameter

  • Oil Reservoir Capacity

    2 Gallons

  • Overall Width

    32"

  • Overall Depth

    19"

  • Overall Height

    57"

  • Unit Weight

    900lbs

  • Test Standard Ready

    ASTM C39 Cylinders in Compression (6" diameter x 12" length, pad cap tesing)

    ASTM E4

  • Test Standard Capable

    ASTM C39, C78, C293, C109, C469, C496, C1019, D7012

    AASHTO T 22, T 97, T 106

    ISO 13503-2

    API RP 56

    BS 1610, BS 1881, EN ISO7500-1, EN 12390-3, EN 12390-4