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Excellence & Reliability

Advanced Asphalt Testing Systems


Gyratory Compactor

A high-quality research-level machine to provide accurate, reliable, and repeatable results

Pressure Aging Vessel

New Generation PAV system, designed for the future

Cooper Research Technology is a British company and one of the world leaders in the design and manufacture of high performance testing equipment for civil engineering materials. The Nottingham Asphalt Tester (NAT), designed in the 1980’s by our founder Keith Cooper whilst working at the University of Nottingham, was the first of its type. Since then our product range has increased steadily and now includes Gyratory Compactors and Roller Compactors to prepare and compact specimens in addition to Servo Hydraulic and Servo Pneumatic Universal Testers, Triaxial Testers, Fatigue Systems and Wheel Trackers to perform standards. Read more

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30 years experience in supplying civil engineering materials testing equipment 

Recent Updates

Perform better with Balanced Mix Design

The original intention of the Superpave mix design method was to test trial mix designs with performance tests similar to what the Hveem method does with the stabilometer, or the Marshall method does with the stability and flow tests, but the flow time and dynamic...

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Important announcement

Our manufacturing facility in the UK is open and operational with the COVID-19 safety and hygiene measures that were successfully introduced in 2020. Read more New national lockdown measures came into force in England on the 5th of January 2021, but in line with new...

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