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TESTING EQUIPMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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  1. Digital rebound test hammer

    Digital rebound test hammer

    The rebound number determined by this method can be used to assess the uniformity of...

  2. AUTOMAX E-Modulus console for Elastic Modulus and Poisson ratio determination

    AUTOMAX E-Modulus console for Elastic Modulus and Poisson ratio determination

    The AUTOMAX E-Modulus is specifically designed for the determination of Elastic Modulus and...

  1. Hot mix asphalt automatic closed loop extractor PAVE ANALYZER

    Hot mix asphalt automatic closed loop extractor PAVE ANALYZER

    The PAVELAB 50 Pave Analyzer represents the second generation of automatic closed loop...

  2. Laboratory digital planetary mixer

    Laboratory digital planetary mixer

    A robust device for the efficient mixing of asphalt mixes, this model is a table mounted...

  1. PAVELAB DWT Universal  AASHTO/EN double wheel tracker

    PAVELAB DWT Universal AASHTO/EN double wheel tracker

    The wheel tracking test is used for determining the susceptibility of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) to...

  2. Research Ductilometer for Force Ductility test on standard and modified bitumen - PAVELAB SYSTEMS Ductimeter

    Research Ductilometer for Force Ductility test on standard and modified bitumen - PAVELAB SYSTEMS Ductimeter

    Introduction This method is used for determining the ductility of bituminous materials by...

  1. Automatic Vicat apparatus

    Automatic Vicat apparatus

    CONTROLS have long tradition in manufacturing automatic setting time testers for cement and...

  2. Automatic programmable mortar mixers

    Automatic programmable mortar mixers

    A robust device for the efficient mixing of cement mortars, this mixer is a table mounted...

  1. 500 kN cement compression and flexural machines, multipurpose models. WIZARD 2 Control System

    500 kN cement compression and flexural machines, multipurpose models. WIZARD 2 Control System

    This Multipurpose compression / flexure tester has been designed for various applications in...

  2. Data acquisition unit DATALOG 8

    Data acquisition unit DATALOG 8

    DATALOG 8 is a stand alone data logger for general purpose acquisition, processing and data...

  1. Universal Proctor/CBR automatic compactors

    Universal Proctor/CBR automatic compactors

    The automatic compactor provides a fully automatic and uniform compaction of specified effort,...

  2. MULTISPEED automatic universal tester with touch screen digital speed control and data acquisition

    MULTISPEED automatic universal tester with touch screen digital speed control and data acquisition

    The new automatic MULTISPEED 34-V1172 is a versatile stand-alone machine; an ideal...

  1. ACE - Automatic Computerized Oedometer

    ACE - Automatic Computerized Oedometer

    The oedometer consolidation test is used to determine the rate and magnitude of...

  2. Data acquisition unit, GEODATALOG 8

    Data acquisition unit, GEODATALOG 8

    GEODATALOG 8  is a multipurpose data logger which works directly connected to a PC. Data...

  1. Triaxial load frame TRIAX

    Triaxial load frame TRIAX

    WYKEHAM FARRANCE’s electro-mechanical TRIAX - triaxial machine - has been designed...

  2. Automatic triaxial tests system - AUTOTRIAX 2

    Automatic triaxial tests system - AUTOTRIAX 2

    The AUTOTRIAX 2 is an advanced triaxial testing system that can automatically perform up to 6...

  1. NEW EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS TESTING -  World Highways Nov-Dec. 2013

    NEW EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS TESTING - World Highways Nov-Dec. 2013

    CONTROLS Group has unveiled four new testing machines: automatic roller compactors for creating slabs in the Automax E-Modulus Power and Console for measuring Elastic Modulus; the Vicamatic-2 for measuring setting times; and an Automatic Consolidation Oedometer for soils.

  2. DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF MULTI-STAGE TRIAXIAL TESTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISKOLC - Geosciences and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3 (2013)

    DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF MULTI-STAGE TRIAXIAL TESTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISKOLC - Geosciences and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3 (2013)

    During rock mechanical examinations (either in case of the measurements of slope stability or planning of underground cavities and boreholes) oen of the most important tasks is to determine the failure curves of rocks.

  1. AUTOMATING CONCRETE AND MORTAR ELASTIC MODULUS TEST REPORTS - CPI Worldwide -  May  2010

    AUTOMATING CONCRETE AND MORTAR ELASTIC MODULUS TEST REPORTS - CPI Worldwide - May 2010

    Whilst the severity of the recession in the construction sector seems never ending, new testing technologies can represent the key to the future. 

  2. RESONANT COLUMN. TO GET THE REAL PICTURE - Construction Machinery World-2014

    RESONANT COLUMN. TO GET THE REAL PICTURE - Construction Machinery World-2014

    Recent events in Italy have once again broughtr to the public attention the geological nature of our territory.

  1. ITALIAN TESTING SPECIALIST CONTROLS EXPANDS ITS BUSINESS

    ITALIAN TESTING SPECIALIST CONTROLS EXPANDS ITS BUSINESS

    Italian firm Controls is expanding its operations with the acquisition of Australian IPC Global.

  2. BAUMA 2013: SEVEN QUESTIONS TO MR. DI IORIO, CEO OF CONTROLS GROUP - Machinery & Components - April 2013

    BAUMA 2013: SEVEN QUESTIONS TO MR. DI IORIO, CEO OF CONTROLS GROUP - Machinery & Components - April 2013

    How have the needs of customers in terms of materials testing equipment changed over time?..

  1. NEW DEALS ARE GOOD NEWS - World Highways - May 2014

    NEW DEALS ARE GOOD NEWS - World Highways - May 2014

    This month we report on two very different deals which see materials testing equipment companies in italy and Australia joining forces and the result should be more competition, better machines and better prices for customers-Kristina Smith writes......Italy's CONTROLS Group has acquired Australia's IPC Global in a deal signed on 31 March this year. 

  2. SPECIALIST SOIL SUPPORT - Geodrilling International - November 2012

    SPECIALIST SOIL SUPPORT - Geodrilling International - November 2012

    Correct evaluation of the geotechnical characteristics of a specific subsoil also requires  experimental support including, for example, execution and interpretation of proper tests, physical and mechanical, carried out both in situ and in the laboratory. 

  1. PERFORMANCE TESTS ON BITUMEN AND BITUMEN MIXES - Controls 2015

    PERFORMANCE TESTS ON BITUMEN AND BITUMEN MIXES - Controls 2015

    Test methods and the relative laboratory equipment currently exist, all complying with standards, which allow to identify the performance requisites which are necessary to guarantee extreme and durable quality of the surfacing.

    This approach , which has been used in the USA for over two decades through the SuperPave system, as part of the SHRP research program, should hopefully completely adopted and consolidated by other countries.”
    As well known, SuperPave (Superior Performing Asphalt Pavements) is a product of the SHRP (Strategic Highway Research Program) asphalt research. The system, as Asphalt Institute SP-2 mentions, "incorporates performance -based, asphalt material characterization with design environmental conditions to improve performance by controlling rutting, low temperature cracking and fatigue cracking."
  2. MADE IN SWITZERLAND - Macchine Edili - September 2014

    MADE IN SWITZERLAND - Macchine Edili - September 2014

    Airlight Energy has recently completed a thermodynamic plant in Ait Baha, near Agadir, in Morocco: an extremely innovative and cutting-edge plant in the alternative energy field.
    The structure is integrated into the cement plant of Ciments du Maroc (Italcementi Group) and has been fully designed by Airlight Energy.

  1. MATERIALS AND MACHINES: A PERFECT COMBINATION - Construction Machinery World - April 2015

    MATERIALS AND MACHINES: A PERFECT COMBINATION - Construction Machinery World - April 2015

    Innovation, sustainability, architectural excellence. At
    the «i.lab» of Italcementi, a place of scientifi c expertise
    and know-how, highperformance laboratories and machines at the service of green construction.