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Semi-Automatic compression testers for cubes and cylinders WIZARD 2

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Main features
  • Rigid welded steel construction
  • Accuracy Class 1 (EN) starting from 10% of full scale (from 1% on request)
  • 2 channels for load sensors with 65000 div. resolution (better than 0.01% of full scale)
  • Unlimited store capacity on USB pen drive of test data downloadable to PC via LAN port
  • Digital readout unit with wide high-contrast display 4 x 20 characters and 6 keys membrane keyboard
  • Real time display of load/stress and applied load rate by symbols for easy adjustment
  • Dual stage pump: low pressure/high delivery for fast piston approach and high pressure/low volume for loading
  • Special hand operated pressure-compensated proportional valve for the manual preset of load rate requiring just occasional operator’s intervention
  • Optional control of a second frame
  • Optional internal printer 
General description
General description
Frame
Rigid welded steel construction. Spherical seat allows free alignment at the initial contact with the specimen.

Compression platens
See table. Traceable certificate of surface hardness available on request.

Wizard, Semi-Automatic power and control system
Dual stage pump: low pressure/high delivery for fast piston approach and high pressure/low volume for loading. Special hand operated pressure-compensated proportional valve for the manual preset of load rate requiring just occasional operator’s intervention.
Hardware
2 analogue channels, 4 x 20 characters alphanumeric display, 65˙000 points high resolution/stability analogue channels, sampling rate 50/sec, large storage capacity for test data on USB memory stick, ethernet port to download data to PC using the SW/TRM software.
Firmware
Simultaneous display of load, specific load and actual load rate, LAN connection to PC for data transmission in real time, easy firmware update through Ethernet port, memory management with options to display tests stored on USB memory stick, download data to internal printer or PC, delete single tests or reset the entire memory, Multi-coefficient calibration procedure with automatic storage of data without manual editing (using a suitable load cell and readout unit), language and units selection (kN, ton, lbf ).

Safety features
Includes: Max. pressure valve to avoid machine overloading; piston travel limit switch; emergency stop button; front and rear flexible transparent fragment guard.
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Technical specifications

Model 50- C13A02
C13A04
C23A02
C23A04
C34A02
C34A04
Capacity kN (lbf) 1500 (335,000) 2000 (450,000) 3000 (660,000)
Max vertical daylight, mm* (inches) 340 (13.4") 350 (13.8")  350 (13.8")
Horizontal daylight, mm (inches) 265 (10.4") 340 (13.4") 370 (14.6")
Max. piston travel*, mm (inches) 50 (2") 50 (2") 50 (2")
Platen dimensions, mm dia. 216 (8.5") dia. 216 (8.5") dia. 300 (11.8")
Platen surface hardness 55.5 HRC (600 HV) 55.5 HRC (600 HV) 55.5 HRC (600 HV)
Platens flatness toll, mm (inches) 0.03 (0.0012") 0.03 (0.0012") 0.03 (0.0012")
Overall dimensions, mm (inches) 810 x 425 x 1085
(31.9" x 16.7" x 42.7")
835 x 440 x 1090
(32.9" x 17.3" x 42.9") 
805 x 450 x 1160
(31.7" x 17.7" x 45.7")
Weight approx., kg 305 525 755
*With accessory 50-C50CYL vertical clearance is increased by 20 mm. See test accessories.

Ordering info

50-C13A02
WIZARD 2, Semi- Automatic Compact-Line Gen. Util. compression tester, 1500 kN cap., for cubes up to 150 mm and cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C13A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C13A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

50-C23A02
WIZARD 2, Semi- Automatic Compact-Line Gen. Util. compression tester, 2000 kN cap., for cubes up to 150 mm and cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C23A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C23A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

50-C34A02
WIZARD 2, Semi-Automatic Compact-Line Gen. Util. compression tester, 3000 kN cap., for cubes up to 200 mm and cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C34A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-C34A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

Accessories

Machine Accessories

Distance pieces to adjust the vertical daylight
50-C9080
Distance piece dia. 200x30 mm

50-C9082
Distance piece dia. 200x50 mm

50-C9083
Distance piece dia. 200x68 mm

50-C9086
Distance piece dia. 200x100 mm

Note: the above distance pieces are also available with threaded centering pin which are recommended for testing high strength/explosive failures specimens. They are identified adding the suffix /P after the code number.

Steel platen for capped cyliders
50-C50/CYL 
Lower compression platen dia.165 x 30 mm for testing capped cylinders dia.150 x 300 mm (6”x12”). Resulting compression machine vertical clearance is increased by 20 mm.

Fragment guard lock switch
50-C50/P3
Fragment guard lock switch. To prevent test execution with the front door (optional) open

Frame pedestal and front door
Accessories suitable for 50- C13A02
C13A04
C23A02
C23A04
C34A02
C34A04
Frame pedestal (optional) 50-C99/B 50-C29/B 50-C39/B
Front door (optional) 50-C19/FG 50-C29/FG 50-C39/FG


Test accessories

50-C9000/B
Splitting tensile test device for cylinders up to dia. 160x320 mm (6.3”x12.6”). Conforming to EN 12390-6 and ASTM C496

50-C9070/B
Splitting tensile test device for concrete block pavers and concrete cubes. Con­forms to EN 1338 and EN 12390-6.

50-C9002
Hardboard strips 4 x 14 x 345 mm for 50-C9000/B conf. to EN Standards. Pack of 50.

50-C9002/A
Hardboard strips 4 x 14 x 345 mm for 50-C9000/B conf. to ASTM Standards. Pack of 50.

50-C9030/H
Compression device to test portions of 40x40x160 prisms broken in flexure to EN 196-1. High stiffness model. Total height 225mm.

50-C9032/H
Compression device to test 50mm (2”) cubes to ASTM C109. High stiffness model. Total height 225mm.

50-C9010/B
Flexural test device for concrete beams 100x100x400/500 and 150x150x600/750 mm, to EN 12390-5, ASTM C78, ASTM C293 and AASHTO T97

Unbonded caps
This method is used as an alternative to the sulphur capping. The system consists of two alloy steel cap retainers and two neoprene pads which are in contact with the upper and lower concrete surfaces. Pads can be re-used for many tests. Different versions available conforming to the size of the specimen.

Capping retainers
55-C0122/A4
Capping retainers (couple) for 4” dia. concrete cylinders

55-C0122
Capping retainers (couple) for 150 mm (6”) dia. cylinders

55-C0122/B
Capping retainers (couple) for 160 mm dia. cylinders

Neoprene pads
55-C0122/A44
Neoprene pads for 4” dia. cylinders. Set of two.

55-C0122/2
Neoprene pads for 6” dia. cylinders. Set of two.

55-C0122/4
Neoprene pads for 160 mm dia. cylinders. Set of two.

Additional Information

Force verification
The conformity of the compression tester to the stringent requirements of the relevant International Standards is precisely verified using specific traceable apparatus (load cells 82-E0100 series and 82-P0801/E digital tester).




Upgrading

(To be specified at time of order: these items has to be factory installed)

Serial printer
50-C10A/PR
Upgrade of WIZARD 2 system to incorporate a serial printer in the front panel, allowing results  to be printed at the end of test

Second frame connection
The WIZARD System can be upgraded with a hydraulic valve for controlling (not simultaneously) a second frame.
50-C10B/2F 
Two-way valve for WIZARD 2 and DIGIMAX SystemS to control a second frame. This item must be factory installed.

Special calibration procedure
50-C0050/CAL
Special calibration of compression testers assuring Class 1 (EN) and Class A (ASTM), from 1% to full load range.

Traceable certificate of surface hardness
50-C0050/HRD3
Supply of the compression machine/frame complete with traceable certificate of hardness of 216 mm dia. platen surfaces

50-C0050/HRD4
Supply of the compression machine/frame complete with traceable certificate of hardness of 300 mm dia. platen

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