Modernization of Hydraulic Static Testing Machines

The modular nature of these manufacturer-independent modernization packages for hydraulic static materials testing machines allows maximum flexibility.

Modernized Roell Amsler rel type 2061 with RetroLine testControl II for hydraulic static testing machines

Our modular RetroLine modernization package for hydraulic static testing machines can be tailored to your individual requirements.

The retrofit kits consist of the following basic elements

  • testControl II digital measurement and control electronics
  • testXpert III testing software - intelligent and reliable
  • Special retrofit kits for modification of existing sensors, e.g. load cells, extensometers etc.
  • High-quality proportional or servo valves
  • New hydraulic power-pack or adaptation of existing hydraulic components

Advantages & Features

  • over 20 years' experience in modernizing materials testing machines
  • warranty for newly installed components, as with new machines
  • renewed long-term service and support
  • rapid assistance via Hotline and in the event of repairs
  • testControl II measurement and control electronics satisfy the most demanding safety requirements
  • enables validation of the testing machine in accordance with the latest quality standards
  • intelligent testXpert III testing software
  • re-use of expensive components such as extensometers and specimen grips
  • existing load cells converted and re-calibrated

Technical Overview



Control frequency

10 kHz

Measured-value acquisition

10 kHz, 24 bits, arithmetical

Integrated safety concept

2-channel specification for maximum safety

Interface for interlocked safety doors

Interface for emergency stop link


5x module bus

1x PCI Express

PC interface

GigaBit Ethernet

Hydraulic interfaces

2x servo valve

1x hydraulic distribution unit

1x hydraulic power pack

1x leak oil pump

1x frame hydraulics (clamping and adjustment)

Additional interfaces

1x SATA for optional hard drives

3x USB

Electrical supply

85..260 V, 47..63 Hz, 700 W

Dimensions (HxWxD), approx.

510 x 135 x 525 mm


19 kg

testXpert III

testXpert III Testing Software

testXpert III is the result of close cooperation with software users in the materials testing industry and the experience of over 35,000 successful testXpert installations. From the very start, testXpert III uses a workflow that is based on your lab processes to guide you step by step through your test. Get to know testXpert III and experience how easy it is to use.