Point load tester

The SCITEQ Point Load tester is used for determining the resistance to slow crack growth of polyethylene pipes with external point load. Complying with the standard PAS 1075:2009 Annex A3. PAS 1075 

Product highlights:

  • automatic settings
  • high pressure control and accuracy
  • simple operation
  • individual circulation pumps for each sample
  • individual pressure for each sample
  • flexibility in no. of point load points
  • upgrade of existing thermo tank possible to run PLT
  • robust construction

Description

 The PLT system complies with the standard PAS 1075:2009 Annex A3. PAS 1075 defines characteristics, requirements and test methods for pipes made of PE for alternative installation procedures.

The PLT system consists of three main parts, namely the PLT pressure station cabinet, the PLT thermo tank and the PLT frames with the circular 4-screw point load testing unit and end closures.

A pipe sample mounted with end closures is placed in the open PLT frame where the pipe sample rests on the frame. Subsequently the PLT unit is mounted on the frame and the four PLT screws are fixed on the pipe sample and adjusted. The PLT frame is ready to be emerged into the thermo tank where the pipe sample can be aired out and pressurized.

For more information and technical specifications please see the brochure.

Specifications

Pipe dimension:

Ø16mm up to Ø630mm (other sizes on request).

Test fluid:

for instance detergent solution.

Control unit:

pressure station controller.

Tank:

thermo tank with heating capacity and control up to 95°C.

Electrical supply:

3x400Vac, 50Hz, 1kVA, single phase 3 wires.

Test pressure:

depending on pipe dimension and requirements.

Circulation:

individual circulation pump for each pipe sample.

Circulation pumps:

flow 1.33 l/min in pipe samples, magnetic drive.

Point load fixtures:

four screw inserts (other no. on request).

Electrical supply:

220/230V.

Air pressure:

4 to 8 bar.

Dimensions:

dependant on model.

Associated products

View all products

Standards

There are numerous international standards referring to testing. We supply testing equipment to fulfill any national and international testing standard within our field of business. In case you do not find the standard you are looking for in the below list, please contact us for further information

CASES

A story from the real world

Laboratory manager, WL Plastic
Occupation,

‘The SCITEQ lab saw is running great. It has cut our sample prep time in half’.

View the full case
SERVICE

Our service offerings

Your personal contact with us does not end with the commissioning of your test equipment. We also care about the operation of your solution.
We want to ensure optimal up-time based on preventive maintenance and efficient problem solving. You will achieve higher efficiency, high test reliability and a long life-time on your equipment.

We believe service is the key to a fruitful and long lasting cooperatio

Our services

Quality through all aspects

High quality products

We give you quality tools to produce as cost-effectively as possible, while meeting the highest standards. You will find it is possible to reduce time-to-market saving time on testing.

Smart solutions

We help you configure future proof solutions. The SCITEQ equipment and cloud based software is developed by our in-house R&D engineers and manufactured in Europe.

Personal service

We are close by. We perform global on-site installation as well as service visits and we are of course available for support and advice daily, so you can rest assured your test equipment will have maximum up-time.

Short lead time

The wide range of SCITEQ standard products is available for very short delivery. We will ship directly to your site to help you meet your deadlines. Need a special version? Not a problem, we love the challange.

contact

Would you like to learn more?

We  are at your disposal for any questions, comments and suggestions. Call, email or find your local SCITEQ representative. We look forward to hearing from you.

Get in touch
Need help?

Thank you!
We will contact you as soon as possible.