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Structure Testing Device

SKU: W54604
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$285.00 (USD)
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Description

Features a sturdy metal stand with an adjustable bridge span. A test block sits on the roadbed with a bucket suspended underneath. The load can be gradually applied to the bridge by slowly adding sand (not included). Caution: The maximum weight to add to the bucket is 100 lb.

Details

Type: Tools and Equipment/Launching and Testing Grades: 6-12

Safety

What You'll Get

  • Tester top
  • Legs (4)
  • Corner brackets (4)
  • Upper braces (2)
  • Long lower braces (2)
  • Short lower braces (2)
  • Adjustable feet (4)
  • Phillips head bolts (32)
  • Star washers (32)
  • Nuts (32)
  • Wood screw head bolts (12)
  • Aluminum span blocks (2)
  • Hex-head bolts (4)
  • Washers (4)
  • Wing nuts (5)
  • Bucket
  • Wooden load block
  • Deflection guages (2)
  • 3' load chain
  • Large flat washer
  • Eyebolt
  • Large S hook

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Equilibrium
  • Forces
  • Modeling
  • Structures
Technology
  • Construction
  • Design processes
  • Historical perspectives
  • Testing
Engineering
  • Data analysis
  • Design aesthetics
  • Engineering design
  • Technological design
Math
  • Angles
  • Efficiency
  • Pythagorean theorem
  • Symmetry

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 23-1/2" x 23-1/2" x 30-1/4"
  • Tools and Materials Required: 5/16" nut driver or wrench, pliers, screwdriver, and sand (or other weight), sold separately.