Model ME 408, designed specifically for testing elastomeric bearings.


Combined compression and shear testing machine, specific for elastomeric bearings used in large structures and bridges.

Two 6 MN axial load actuators, speed up to 220 mm/min.

One 1.5 MN lateral load actuator, speed up to 800 mm/min.

Hydraulic operating principle.

Force measurement by load cell and pressure sensors.

Displacement measurement by means of linear sensors.

For tests according to UNE-EN 1337:3.