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Typical Bender Element Testing Sytems

Bender Element testing is a non-destructive way of determining the small strain shear modulus (GMax) of a soil sample.This is achieved by assembling the sample in an adapted Triaxial Cell or a Dynamic Triaxial Cell and either;

  • Sending an S-Wave or P-Wave from a transmitting piezoelectric element in the Top Cap through the soil sample to a receiving piezoelectric element in the Base pedestal and comparing the transmitted and received waveforms
  • Transmitting S and P waves horizontally through the sample using horizontal bender elements inserted on opposing sides of the sample that are sealed with specially adapted sealing ‘O’ Rings.

The product shown is a representative System Setup for Bender Element testing that can be provided by VJ Tech and the associated software to control, monitor, execute and produce results for the Bender Element test.

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Bender Element Testing System

Bender Element Testing System

Clisp Studio Bender Software Module

Clisp Studio Bender Software Module

Triaxial Cell (100 mm (4")) for Bender Elements & On-sample Transducers

Triaxial Cell (100 mm (4")) for Bender Elements & On-sample Transducers


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