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Automatic Consolidation Frame (ACONS)


VJT0650A - Automatic Consolidation System (ACONS)

Part Number : VJT0650A
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The VJ Tech ACONS Consolidation Frame:

  • Uses compressed air to generate Force
  • Is used for automatic Consolidation testing (with csOEDO)
  • A 15 kN Load Cell is included
  • Can be used to Test samples from 50 mm up to 100 mm
  • Low Range 0 - 1500N, High Range 1501 - 15000N
  • Connects to PC via RS232 when using Clisp Studio (csOEDO)
  • Has large keypad and LCD display for standalone use
  • Requires a 10 bar clean air supply

Automatic Consolidation Frame (ACONS)

Basic Features

  • Large LCD graphics display
  • Simple 16 key touchpad operation
  • In-built calibration and linearisation
  • No weights required
  • Space saving - far smaller footprint than conventional dead weight system

Additional Features with CLISP Studio csODO software

  • Conforms to BS EN ISO 17892-5 (2017), BS1377-5, ASTM D4235-04, AS1289.6.6.1 & XP PG4-090-1
  • Fully automatic loading and unloading sequences
  • Computer controlled daisy chained ACONS enable multiple tests to be run simultaneously and independently
  • Automatic load application can nearly halve test time
  • Live data views and calculated data
  • Live graphical display of logged and calculated data
  • Live tabular display of logged and calculated data
  • Export of data to spreadsheet packages
  • Standard predefined presentation reports

Detailed product specifications

Max Load (50 mm (2") sample diameter)   8000 kPa (1160 psi)
Max Load (75 mm (3") sample diameter) 3500 kPa (508 psi)
Max Load (100 mm (4") sample diameter)  2000 kPa (290 psi)
Maximum Frame Capacity 15kN (3372 lbf) (with 8000 kPa (1160 psi) air pressure input)
Resolution 1 N (0.225 psi)
Power 110-240VAC 50/60Hz 1ph
Dimensions (W x D x H) 20 x 20 x 43 mm (0.78" x 0.78" x 1.7")
Weight 29.1 kg (64.2 lb)

Product Documentation

ACONS Pneumatic Automatic Consolidation Datasheet
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Available Videos

Setting up an Oedometer Test


Support Related Video (Calibrating a Load Cell using an ACONS)


How to set up an ACONS for Consolidation testing


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