Tinius Olsen

Benkelman Beam


The Benkelman Beam uses a balanced beam in conjunction with a suitable vehicle to measure road flexure. It is a convenient, accurate device for measuring the deflection of flexible pavements under moving wheel loads.
Operating on a simple lever arm principle, the unit consists of a reference beam, body, two-part probe beam and rear zero adjust. The equipment is supplied with a wooden carrying case.

Features & Benefits

  • Applicable Standards: AASHTO T-256
  • Lightweight aluminum construction
  • Easy to transport
  • Unique telescopic design to simplify field set-up
  • Compact, reduced storage space needed

Standard & Optional Accessories

Supplied as standard:

  • Dial gage with TO-566-1
  • Digital gage with TO-566-1D

Optional accessories:

  • TO-072 Dial gage for TO-566-1
  • TO-072-DG Digital gage for TO-566-1D

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