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Equipment for drag chain tests

Drag chain test equipment

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Main characteristics

The drag chain test made with our equipment certifies the cable capability of bending along the chain path.

The movement patterns are run through the classic trapezoidal course profile for reflecting the stress put on the cable in the Customer’s application. The cable is subject to bending motion through trolleys that run at high speed on precision guides, driven by cogged belts. It is possible to test up to 4 chains at the same time with the same equipment, with a pulling capacity up to 3000 N.

The test parameters (traversing distance, acceleration time, maximum speed and number of cycles) are adjustable and settable by means of a touchscreen panel. During the test cycle, the cables are checked by an external measuring system: in case of cable break, the corresponding counter stops and the machine continues to operate and test the remaining samples until their final break (this option can be modified according to the requirements).

All characteristics can be personalized according to Customer requests.

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