Civil Engineering Testing Equipment

From testing steel cables used to hold up a suspension bridge, or concrete used on a skyscraper, United offers many affordable solutions and testing equipment for high capacity test applications. One of our most popular test frames for our customers in this field are our high capacity, hydraulic driven test frames. These systems cover a force range from 300kN up to 2000kN and are typically used to test a variety of products from a wide range of industries, including but not limited to;

Asphalt Products
Bolts and Screws
Composite Materials
Concrete Products
Concrete Samples
Metal Pipe
Plastic Pipe
Railroad Parts & Applications
Shipbuilding Parts & Applications
Steel beams
Steel wire and cable
Wood & Timber Products


One of the most common materials tested within this industrial category would be Geotextiles. Some of the most common standards applied to these materials using a UTM are listed below.

ASTM D4595 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method
ASTM D4885 - Standard Test Method for Determining Performance Strength of Geomembranes by the Wide Strip Tensile Method
ASTM D5035 - Standard Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method)
ISO 10319 Geosynthetics — Wide-width tensile test
ISO 10321:2008 - Geosynthetics — Tensile test for joints/seams by wide-width strip method
ISO 12236:2006 - Geosynthetics — Static puncture test (CBR test)
ISO 13428:2005 - Geosynthetics — Determination of the protection efficiency of a geosynthetic against impact damage
ISO 13431:1999 - Geotextiles and geotextile-related products — Determination of tensile creep and creep rupture behaviour
ISO 25619-1:2008 - Geosynthetics — Determination of compression behaviour — Part 1: Compressive creep properties
ISO 25619-2:2015 - Geosynthetics — Determination of compression behaviour — Part 2: Determination of short-term compression behaviour
ISO/DIS 25619-1 - Geosynthetics — Determination of compression behaviour — Part 1: Compressive creep properties