Supports the following standards: ASTM C140, ASTM C1314
Masonry platens feature large diameter spherical disk and seat assemblies, and platen bearing surface plane to .001" (.025 mm) in any 6" (152 mm) direction, through hardened to HRC 60 and plated for wear and corrosion resistance. The bearing block is held securely in its seat assembly by a series of heavy duty springs and safety links which allow it to rotate freely and seat under load.
The HCM-0107P can be used to test masonry units up to 12" (305 mm) wide and meets ASTM C140 and C1314 specifications.
The HCM-0106 and HCM-0106.3 are used to test masonry units up to 8" (203 mm) wide. Both items are supplied with an 8" wide x 16" long bottom bearing block through-hardened to HRC 60 and plated for corrosion resistance. These platens do not meet ASTM specifications.
HCM-0106 Platen assembly used with HCM-2500 series machines
HCM-0106.3 Platen assembly used with HCM-3000 series machines
HCM-0107P Platen assembly used with HCM-4000 and HCM-5000 series machines.
HCM-0106 and HCM-0106.3 platens do not meet ASTM C140 and C1314 Specifications.