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Tuesday, 06 March 2018 12:03

Dead-Weight Consolidation Load Frame easy to operate

The HM-353 Dead-Weight Consolidation Load Frame, or oedometer, is a simple, easy-to-operate, compact table-top frame that allows instant loading with minimal impact for determining expected soil settlement.

 The anodized aluminum frame is corrosion resistant with a 48tsf capacity. It comes equipped with a rear-weight counterbalance beam assembly allowing 9:1, 10:1 or 11:1 beam ratios. An optional sturdy steel stand is also available.

The Consolidation frame requires selection of a weight set and a Fixed or Floating Ring Consolidation Cell, all ordered separately. A Dial Indicator is also necessary for operation and available separately. 


  • Economical solution for consolidation testing of soils
  • Corrosion-resistant anodized aluminum frame
  • Rear-weight counterbalance beam assembly allows various beam ratios

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Source: Gilson

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