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Introduction

The bearing capacity and stiffness of solid rock are key criteria for many applications e.g. exploration to reach energy sources, large-scale building projects such as excavation, tunnel, bridge and barrage developments, or establishing a new research field.

APS GmbH offers various testing machines and extensive expertise and knowledge based on more than 25 years of experience in the field to support and manage testing to the highest standards. Rock testing devices are comparable to those used in the field of soil mechanics but are able to operate with higher forces (until 10 MN).

APS GmbH, with its brand Wille Geotechnik®, develops and produces standard and fully automated testing machines that enable engineers to determine the mechanical characteristics and bearing capacity of rock material through uniaxial and triaxial shearing tests. Our high-resolution transducers and individually adjustable controlling software leads to highly accurate rock strain analysis.

World class service and support

Through years of installation experience and close cooperation with our customers, our service engineers guarantee the smooth and successful operation of our products within the shortest time possible after delivery. Customers even have the opportunity to participate in an inspection of our factory prior to the delivery of their product of choice. This enables the customer to conduct hands on ‘function-testing’, familiarising themselves with the new device with the assistance and insight of our engineers.

Make it in Germany

With many years of experience we are able to tailor our products and services to your aims and needs. We approach each project individually and openly, and are keen to support you in achieving the desired laboratory testing system, however unique and specific the requirements are.

APS - Made in Germany

The ideal solution

We deliver advanced technological solutions and products of renowned quality for our high range loading frames, pressure controllers and intensifiers, dedicated software, temperature controlling and everything related to this field of testing.

All of our testing solutions are manufactured to the highest quality and standards. This is something in which we pride ourselves and we strongly believe defines us as a company.

All you need

APS is a complete rock testing solutions provider. We offer, design, manufacture and provide technical support to perform tests with highly accurate systems. Our systems include:

  • Hydraulic loading frames
  • World class service and support
  • Low noise hydraulic power packs
  • High speed and reliable digital controllers
  • High pressure / high temperature triaxial cells
  • Professional software to perform tests with various modules for different applications
  • Highly accurate external and on-sample transducers and measuring systems