The PIL-7 point load tester consists of a loading frame, a mounted hydraulic ram and a pressure gauge for maximum load indication. An upper conical platen is fixed on the frame and a lower one on the jack piston. A graduated scale is fi xed on the frame and indicates the specimen diameter.
Conical platens conform to ISRM suggested method
Direct reading of specimen diameter
Maximum load indicator
Shield protects from chips flying upon failure