Load Testing

Load bearing Equipment

Hutcheon Examination Services undertake proof load testing on a wide variety of equipment. Installed runway beams, gantry’s and cranes prior to entering service. Tensile and compression testing of clients bespoke equipment to support product development or as part of the certification for CE marking etc.

This may require Hutcheon Examination Services to design and fabricate jigs, frames etc to achieve the desired proof load.

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Our Equipment

A list of equipment Hutcheon Examination Services have at our disposal:

  1. Workshop 16amp and 32amp three phase electrical supply.
  2. Workshop compressed air system.
  3. Hydrajaws hydraulic testers (with range of calibrated gauges).
  4. A range of calibrated torque wrenches.
  5. A range of tensile and compression calibrated digital load cells.
  6. Water bags for crane and beam proof load tests.
  7. Two hydraulic tensile testing rigs to 12 tonne.
  8. 5 tonne gantry crane.
  9. 5 tonne of 20kg steel block weights.
  10. Test weight trailer.
  11. Assorted lifting tackle; slings, chains, chain blocks and hoists etc.

Runway Beam Proof Load Tested utilising 3 tonne water bag and 12 tonne load cell.


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For load testing enquiries please contact us on 0118 981 1773 or email us at

We currently offer load testing services across Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, North / South / West London and surrounding areas. Even if your area isn't listed, please feel free to contact us and we'll be able to provide a quote.


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Should you require more information about the services we offer please feel free to contact us directly or fill out our enquiry form.

Office Address

Unit 26, Youngs Industrial Estate, Paices Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PW


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ACS ISO90001