Benkelman Beam Apparatus
Lightweight Benkelman Beam from Groundtest:
G-B0180/NZ: Lightweight Benkelman Beam - Groundtest Model
G-B0181/NZ: Wooden storage box for Lightweight Benkelman Beam
This design is based on the old "Hutt Valley Engineering" design.
The light-weight beam weighs only 9.3 kg.
Operators are sensitive to weight because they are constantly picking them up and putting them down.
Ideal for heavy users.
The catch for protecting the dial gauge after a reading is quicker to operate.
The clamp on the single leg at the back can be locked up solid.
Benkelman beam apparatus from CONTROLS.
80-B0180: Benkelman beam apparatus. Complete with adjustable feet and bubble level.
Includes Groundtest's modifications and tweaks that local customers like.
Weight approx. 15 kg.
The apparatus is used to measure the deflection of flexible pavements under the axion of moving wheel loads.
In operation the beam is placed between the tyres of the test vehicle and in contact with the pavement. The deflection is measured as the vehicle passes over the test area.
The probe is 2440 mm long and the back extension is 1220 mm.
Manufactured in aluminium and chrome finished metals.
80-B0180/3: Calibration device for Benkelman beam
To verify the correct performance of the apparatus.
Weight approx.: 5 kg