326 Family Electromechanical Compression Test Machine is an affordable solution to high capacity compression, flexural bend and shear testing applications. With computerized control, this test machine is a cleaner and quieter solution than servohydraulic options on the market today.

This test machine is configured to eliminate unnecessary features and provides the most affordable and easy to use option for many customers. The design makes it easy to change fixtures and specimens with a convenient tabletop working surface.


Load Capacity 300 kN (67500 lbf)
Maximum Speed 40 mm/min (1.6 ipm)
Minimum Speed 0.05mm/min (0.002 ipm)
Max Compression Height 300 mm (12 in)
Total Actuator Travel 100 mm (4 in)
Compression Platen Diameter 150 mm (6 in)
Compression Platen Height 30 mm (1.2 in
Dual Column Clearance 300 mm (12 in)


  • Designed for higher force testing applications like metals, sand compaction (fracking), concrete, cubes, bricks, cylinders, asphalt, wood, components, soil specimens and much more.
  • Provides an affordable solution for compression only testing
  • The system monitors load readings accurately to better than 0.5%. Exceeds ASTM E4
  • The machine features closed loop control of load, displacement, and strain (extensometers and deflectometers are optional)
  • Data Acquisition Rate up to 5 kHz synchronous on load and strain
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