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Cylinder capping equipment

General description
General description
When testing concrete cylinder specimens it is essential that the two ends are perfectly flat. This range of equipment allows the ends of the various sizes of concrete cylinders or cores to be capped using the sulphur capping compound.

Cylinder cappers
Used to assure plane end surfaces perpendicular to the axis of the cylinder during the capping. Base and capping plate machined from steel. Guide is machined from cast aluminium or steel.

Cylinder carriers
A simple accessory for an easy handling of specimens. Only available for dia. 150 mm (6”x12”9 and 160x320 mm sizes.

Capping compound
The compound is a mixture of sulphur and mineral filler to give a high finish and performance.

Melting pot
Used to melt the capping compound. The temperature is set and maintained at the desired value. Adjustable electronic thermoregulator and pilot lamp fully isolated conforming to CE requirement.
  • Capacity: 5l approx.
  • Temperature range: from +30 to 150°C
  • Power: 700 W
  • Dimensions:
    internal 200 mm dia.160 mm depth
    external  285 mm dia.x 275 mm high
  • Weight approx.: 2.7 kg

Capping plate for concrete blocks
Used for capping concrete blocks with cement paste. 500x300 mm, 20 mm thick, made from steel, accurately machined. Protected against corrosion.
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Ordering info

Cylinder cappers

Vertical cylinder capper for dia. 100x200 mm specimens. Weight approx. 7 kg

Vertical cylinder capper for dia. 150x300 mm and 6”x12” specimens. Weight approx. 8 kg

Vertical cylinder capper for dia. 160x320 mm specimens. Weight approx. 8 kg

Vertical cylinder capper for dia. 160x320 mm specimens, complete with ball tracks for a positive location of the specimen. Weight approx. 8 kg

Universal capping frame
Universal cylinder capping frame for 75mm, 100mm and 150 mm dia. cylinders. Comprising a vertical support mounted on a steel base and capping plates for the above specimen dimensions. 
Compatible capping plate for 160 mm dia. cylinders are available as accessories

Cylinder carriers
Cylinder carrier for dia. 150x300 mm and 6”x12” specimens. Weight approx. 1.2 kg

Cylinder carrier for dia. 160x320 mm specimens. Weight approx. 1.2 kg

Capping compound

Ultra strong capping compound, 22.5 kg package

Melting pot and ladle

Melting pot, 5 l cap., 700 W, 230 V, 50-60 Hz, 1 ph. Weight approx. 2.7 kg

Melting pot, 5 l cap., 700 W, 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph. Weight approx. 2.7 kg

Stainless steel ladle

Capping plate

Steel capping plate 500x300 mm, 20 mm thick. Weight approx. 30 kg


Additional plate suitable for Universal capping frame 55-C0121/U

Capping plate for 160 mm dia. cylinders compatible with universal cylinder capping frame model 55-C0121/U


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Controls Group USA, Inc.

2521 Technology Drive, Suite 203
Elgin, Il 60124.
Phone: +1 844 291 4305

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