Designed specifically for simple proof load testing of wire chains, ropes etc... With the advantage of an open test bed for the testing of spreader beams and other similar items. Straining Unit * Long stroke hydraulic cylinder with double acting ram. * Piston head and cylinder ends fitted with low friction seals. * Pulling ram terminates in a fixed clevis jaw, with a similar arrangement on the moving carriage. Load Control Console * Digital monitor with 20mm high character readout connected to load cell by means of multi-core screened cable. * Peak freeze provision facility for capturing maximum applied load with reset. * Pressure Control is achieved by means of a control valve at the operators position. * PUMP START push button and STOP button. * Optional Data Acquisition Facility showing load and extension.