Lloyd Instruments

TG166 & TG61 Rectangular Direct Compression Platens

Rectangular direct compression platens for samples up to 400mm x 300mm. Not for use with LRX machines.


Maximum Capacity (TG61) 10 kN 2248.1 lbf
Maximum Capacity (TG166) 30 kN 6744.3 lbf
Minimum Load Cell 1 kN 225 lbf
Max Sample Dimensions 400 X 300 mm 15.7 x 11.8 in
Eye End Diameter 31.7 mm 1.25 in
Weight of Upper Platten 9.0 Kg 20 lb
Temperature Limits Ambient  

General compression testing for a wide range of materials and products for the purpose of determining one or more of the following compressive properties:

  • Compressive Yield Stress
  • Compressive Strength
  • Offset Yield Stress
  • Percentage Compressive Strain at Compressive Yield Stress
  • Percentage Compressive Strain at Rupture
  • Compressive Stress at Specified Compressive Strain