Tensile Test Equipment


This piece of equipment is designed to allow determination of the tensile strength of fine grained soils. Tests are performed on samples of different water contents under water-undrained conditions High capacity tensiometers can be used to monitor soil suction during loading allowing results to be interpreted in terms of effective stress. The equipment can also be reversed for compressive tests.


We can perform tests on samples provided. Alternatively access can be provided to individual researchers who wish to perform tensile tests on their own upon proper technical and health and safety training.