Los Angeles Abrasion Machine
The machine consists of a closed hollow cylindrical steel drum rotating around its horizontal axis on ball bearing units mounted on a sturdy base framework. Also the full enclosure ensures noise is minimized.
The drum is driven at a speed of between 30 - 33 rpm via an enclosed belt drive arrangement from an electric motor/gearbox unit situated on the base frame. Inside the drum a full length steel shelf is attached, accessed by a dust-proof opening.
The cylinder incorporates a removable internal shelf, one shelf position is provided to meet the requirements of both the ASTM and EN test standards.
Controls are located easily on the right-hand side of the machine at convenient operator height.
Start and stop push buttons and a subtracting revolution counter allows the user to preset the number of revolutions before an automatic stop.