Designed to customer specifications specifically for simple proof load, destruction, cyclic and long period load testing of all types of materials (subject to gripping options). 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 * Fully computerised control system * Data acquisition * Records load, time, extension and related data.