Forney Machines

Forney LA-270 Series Beam Tester Compression Machine with Automatic (VFD) Controls and Standard Frame (F)

Designed and built by Forney. These machines are ideal for flexural testing of concrete beams and compression testing of small specimens, of low strength concrete, cement, and other building materials. Standard Testing Machines have frames manufactured from solid steel into a one-piece, welded unit that exceeds ACI recommendations. Easily adjustable for testing 6” beams with a span of 12”, 18” and 24” in either center point or third point loading and offers an optional accessory that allow testing of 2” cubes.

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Load Capacity

30,000lb

Frame

Standard (F)

Control System

VFD

Test Types

Compression, Flexural

Testing Materials

Cubes, Grout Prism, Beams

Additional Product Information

Accessories

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

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly

    TM-0095 Bottom Platen

    TM-2035 Centering Stud

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

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly

    TA-0151 Bottom Platen

    TM-2035 Centering Stud

  • Cube (2") (50mm)

    TAG-0071 Cube (2") Accessory Kit

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

    included

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

    TA-0101 Cylinder Top Platen Assembly

    TM-0095 Bottom Platen

    TA-0172 Spacer, 3" H

    (2) TM-2035 Centering Stud

  • MOE (4" diameter) (100mm)

    LA-0488-E4-SG Compressometer

    *Must have compression accessories

    *Must have -M or -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

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 types

  • Capacity Options

    none

  • Frame Options

    Second Frame Capability (AB)

  • Travel Limit Switch

    Not Applicable

Specifications

  • Load Capacity Range

    300lbf - 30,000lbf

  • Vertical Opening

    15.375"

  • Horizontal Opening

    9"

  • Ram Diameter

    2"

  • Piston Stroke

    2"

  • Platen Hardness

    50 HRC (rollers)

  • Lower Platen Dimension

    NA

  • Upper Platen Dimension

    NA

  • Oil Reservoir Capacity

    2 Gallons

  • Overall Width

    27"

  • Overall Depth

    25"

  • Overall Height

    56"

  • Unit Weight

    200lbs

  • Test Standard Ready

    ASTM C78, C293 Flexural Beams in Third or Center Point

    ASTM E4

  • Test Standard Capable

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

    AASHTO T 22, T 97, T 106

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