Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack with Data Acquisition Control

Product Code


Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack

with Data Acquisition Control System 

BC 100 Unit, 220-240 V 50-60 Hz


Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack

with Data Acquisition Control System 

BC 100 Unit, 110 V 60 Hz


Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack

(High Oil Capacity) with Data Acquisition

Control System BC 100 Unit,

220-240 V 50-60 Hz

The FI-4830 Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack, dual stage, controlled by BC 100 is designed to  supply the required oil to the load frames for loading. The power pack is very silent, even at full load and can load the specimen between 1 kN/sec. to 20 kN/sec, with an accuracy of ±5%. A rapid approach pump is supplied as standard. A safety valve (maximum pressure valve) is used to avoid machine overloading.

The FI-4840 Automatic Hydraulic Power Pack, dual stage, controlled by BC 100 has the same specifications with FI-4830 except for high oil capacity. FI-4840 is used on frames that has bigger pistons. Maximum working pressure of the system is 430 bar.


  1. Low pressure gear pump
  2. High pressure durable variable output pump

On the dual stage pump, a high delivery low pressure gear pump is used for rapid approach, while low delivery high pressure radial piston pump is used for test execution. Rapid approach facility of the machine shortens the time interval from when the piston starts moving until the upper platen touches to the specimen, this facility saves a great amount of time in a busy test laboratory.


The motor which drives the dual pump is a 0.75 kW AC motor which is controlled by an Omron J7 motor inverter. The variation in the oil flow is executed with the variation of the rotation speed of the motor.


Distribution block is used to control the oil flow direction supplied by the dual stage pump and the following hydraulic components are fitted to it:

a - Solenoid valve

b - Safety valve (maximum pressure valve)

c - Transducer

d - Low pressure gear pump

e - High pressure radial piston pump


The tank includes enough oil to fill the mechanism which pushes the ram during the test. The level and oil temperature can be seen on the indicator fitted to the tank. The oil capacity of the tank is 20 lt. for FI-4830 and and 32 lt. for FI-4840. Hydraulic motor oil, number 46, must be used.





370x400x920 mm

605x455x1015 mm

Weight (approx.)

85 kg

150 kg


1000 W

1000 W

BC 100 Unit

BC100 TFT unit is designed to control the machine and processing of data from load-cells, pressure transducers or displacement transducers.

All the operations of BC100 are controlled from the front panel consisting of a 800x480 pixel 65535 color resistive touch screen display and function keys. The unit can be configured as using  for two frames or one frame with three dispalacement transducers.

BC100 has easy to use menu options. It displays all menu option listings simultaneously, allowing the operator to access the required option in a seemless manner to activate the option or enter a numeric value to set the test parameters. Its specimen setting sub-menu lists different specimen types including but not limited to cube, cylinder, block, beam, beam double upper bearers, cube splitting tensile, cylinder splitting tensile, paving block splitting tensile and kerb flexure. The BC100 digital graphic display is able to draw real-time "Load vs. Time" or "Stress vs. Time" graphics.

BC100 unit offers many addition unique features. You can save more than 10000 test results in its internal memory. BC100 unit has support for various off-the-shelf USB printers, supporting both inkjet and laser printers. Thanks to its built-in internet protocol suite, every aspect of BC100 device can be controlled remotely from anywhere around the world

Main Features

  • Pace rate control from 1 kN/sec to 25 kN/sec for compression of concrete or 50 N/sec to 2,4 kN/sec for cement.
  • Can control 2 frames
  • Can make test with load control.
  • Real time display of test graph.
  • CPU card with 32-bit ARM RISC architecture
  • Permanent storage capacity up to 10000 test results
  • 4 analog channels ( depending on the application it would be adjusted to be simultaneous / or not at the factory ) for different frame load cells or pressure transducers
  • Programmable digital gain adjustment for load-cell, pressure transducers, strain-gauge based sensors, potentiometric sensors, voltage and current transmitters
  • 1/256000 points resolution per channel
  • 10 data per second sample rate for each channel
  • Ethernet connecting for computer interface
  • 800x480 resolution 65535 color TFT-LCD industrial touchscreen
  • 4 main function keys
  • Multi-language support
  • 3 different unit system selection; kN, ton and lbf
  • Real-time clock and date
  • Test result visualization and memory management interface
  • Remote connection from through ethernet
  • USB flash disc for importing test results and for firmware
  • USB printer support inkjet and laser printers(ask for compatible models)
  • Camera support for real-time video recording during test (ask for compatible models)
  • Free of charge PC software for the test control and advanced report generation

Safety Features

  • Maximum pressure valves to avoid machine overloading
  • Piston travel limit switch
  • Emergency stop button
  • Software controlled maximum load value

Data Acquisition & Control PC Software

The Automatic Compression machine can be controlled (Start, Stop commands) by a computer with the software (given free of charge by FALEX). This software provides data acquisition and management for compression, flexure and splitting tensile test throughout the test execution. The advanced functions for data base management provide an easy navigation of all saved data. The test results certificate includes all descriptive information. Therefore, test parameters can be set and details about the test carried out such as client details, test type, specimen type, user info and other information required can be entered and printed out as well as test report and graph.

Following tests can be done with the FALEX INTERNATIONAL software.

Standard Code


EN 12390-3 

Compressive Strength of Concrete Cylinders or Cubes

EN 12390-5

Flexural Strength of Concrete Beams

EN 1340

Flexural Strength of Concrete Kerbs

EN 12390-6

Tensile Splitting Strength of Concrete Cylinders or Cubes

EN 1338

Tensile Splitting Strength of Concrete Paving Blocks

EN 772-1

Compressive Strength of Masonry Units

(Clay, Concrete with Dense and light – weight, aggregates and Autoclaved aerated, Natural and Manufactured Stone, Calcium silicate)

EN 13748-1

Breaking Strength/Load of Terrazzo Tiles for Internal Use

EN 13748-2

Breaking Strength/Load of Terrazzo Tiles for External Use

EN 538  and 

EN 491

Flexural Strength of Clay or Concrete Roofing Tiles

EN 196-1

Compressive Strength of Hydraulic-Cement Mortars

EN 196-1

Flexural Strength of Hydraulic-Cement Mortars

EN 12504-1

and EN 12390-3

Compressive Strength of Cored Concrete Specimens

  • Foreign Language Support and Customizable User Interface

All contents of experimental data and additional information can be organized by user. Software can be performed in x different languages.

  • Capability to Save 24 test results of different specimens in one test folder

Test results, graphics and properties of 24 different specimens can be saved in one folder. Old test folders can be reviewed and be edited easily. Advanced Graphic User Interface Software.

  • Graphical data on the screen is refreshed simultaneously during test procedure

Load values can be monitored in high resolution graphics at every 100 milliseconds. User can highlight all 24 different specimen curves or preferred ones in different colors on the graphics. Zooming in–out and dragging can be done easily by mouse. Peak values of curves can be marked on the graphics and user can get load value of any point on the graph via high resolution.

  • Able to save frequently used texts in memory and recall them when necessary

Frequently used information like name and location of the laboratory, type and dimensions of mostly used specimens are held in memory and can be written automatically by right clicking on information boxes and selecting frequently used text in menu.

  • Capable to Access and use previously done test data

User can access any data of previously completed tests and use in his/ her new report since most of the tests have same structure and properties.

  • Able to edit test parameters of the testing equipment through Software

All test parameters supported by testing equipment can be changed remotely via software. All test parameters specified by user are downloaded to the device before initialing the test procedure. By this way predefined device parameters will not cause errors in test results.

  • Graphical outputs and reports can be saved as a MS Excel worksheet

Test result parameters and graphics are transferred to MS Excel worksheet properly to give user a chance to edit any data and graph easily.

  • Maximum Flexibility to edit report and graph templates

User can design his/her custom report template and graphic scheme in MS Excel. In software part, user will define which data will be screened in which cell on the worksheet. Therefore, he/she will be able to monitor test results in his/her specific design.


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