Resilient Modulus System
The Resilient Modulus Testing System is expertly engineered for fully automated procedures to evaluate both the Permanent Deformation (when relevant) and the Resilient Modulus of soil or aggregate samples. This system meticulously applies a consistent axial cyclic stress across a fixed cycle duration to a cylindrical sample for a predetermined period. During the test, the sample undergoes a combination of dynamic cyclic stress and static-confining stress within a triaxial cell.
The VJ Tech Dynamic Servo Controller has adaptive PID Control, allowing the system to automatically adjust internal PID Settings to ensure the target load/displacement is met whilst the sample stiffness changes during the test, critical for Resilient Modulus tests that typically have a large number of cycles.
The system is equipped to measure the total recoverable axial deformation of the specimen through three independent sensors. These measurements are then accurately processed through our csRES software to calculate the resilient modulus. This precision in evaluation is crucial for understanding the material’s behaviour under cyclic loading conditions.
- Highlights And Features
- Technical Specifications
- Tests performed & Standards
- Upgrade Options
- Dynamic Servo Controller includes up to 8 Input Channels for Sensors.
- Closed loop control.
- Built-in signal conditioning.
- Supports Sinusoidal, Square, Triangular, Haversine, Saw Tooth, Inverted Saw Tooth, Rectangular, User Defined waveform.
- Adaptive PID (Peak and Trough Control).
- Air or water confining pressure according to standard.
- USB or Ethernet connectivity for PC Control.
- High Speed sensor conversion (24 bit, up to 4000 samples/cycle or 500/sec).
- Built-in Auto engage function with definable engage value.
- Auto reverse from limit switch activation.
- Lower and upper limit switch motion control.
- Resilient Modulus
Available in a variety of Displacement Ranges, common sizes (mm) are 10, 25, 50, 100.
Internal Submersible Load Cells are pressure compensated, and positioned within the Triaxial Cell (or Pressure Chamber). They are typically used for more advanced tests and required for Anisotropic/k0 Consolidation and Extension Tests. Available in a variety of load ranges; common capacities (kN) include 5, 10, 25, and 50. Additional sizes are available upon request.
Available in a variety of Pressure Ranges. Typically used for PwP measurement and will require a De-aired Block
Allows for mid-height PwP Measurement, this sensor is mounted directly on the Sample. Available in a variety of Pressure Ranges.
The Access Ring upgrades your Triaxial Cell to acccommodate internal sensors, allowing the cables to exit the Chamber without leakage.
Top Caps and base pedestals are available in a variety of sizes and are designed to be easily interchanged within your Triaxial Cell. Top Caps are available in a range of types, including Domed (Compression only), Fixed (Compression and Extension) and Suction (Compression and Extension)
Typically includes one radial caliper, two axial brackets, and three LVDT sensors. If required, a Signal Conditioning box can be provided.
Available in both Vertical and Horizontal positions, in a variety of sizes.
De-aired water tank (19 litre capacity) availability in hard anodised finish, or stainless steel for better durability. Vacuum pump is required; sold separately.
The Solenoid Valve allows for complete automation by opening/closing valves eliminating the need for user intervention. This is achieved via Software integration.
Assists users fill/empty their Pressure Controllers, Triaxial Cells and other pressure chambers. A variety of sizes panels are available to connect multiple devices. Can be supplied with or without a mechanical pressure gauge; which can act as an independent reference point.
Variety of sizes available in Bauxite stone or Sintered Metal for improved durability during high loads
Available in a variety of sizes
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