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Los Angeles Abrasion Machine


The Los Angeles Abrasion Machine is used for determination of the aggregates resistance to fragmentation. The machine consists of an electronic control unit and a rolled steel drum having an inside diameter of 711 mm and internal length of 508 mm. The drum is rotated at a speed of 31-33 r.p.m. The internal shelf provided with the machine confirms to ASTM, AASHTO and EN standards. The machine is equipped with an automatic counter, when the preset revolution count is reached, the machine will stop automatically. The drum is equipped with an interlock device which allows the operator to lock the drum into position for easy loading/unloading of the sample.

A steel tray is supplied with the machine for easy discharge of specimen and abrasive charges.

The standard model can be supplied with a safety/noise reduction cabinet. The cabinet is lined internally with soundproofing material to reduce sound level conforming to CE directives. The cabinet must be ordered with the Los Angeles machine if required, as the electronic control unit will be installed on the safety cabinet at the time of manufacture. The cabinet is equipped with an electric safety device which automatically stops the rotation of the drum when the door is opened, conforming to CE directives.


  • EN 1097-2
  • EN 12697-17
  • EN 13450
  • ASTM C131
  • ASTM C535
  • AASHTO T96

Key Features

  • Abrasion balls and 1.6 mm, 10mm, 11.2mm (or 12.5mm) and 14 mm sieves acc. to EN standard
  • Abrasion balls, 1.7 mm( No.12) sieve and other sieves which chance depending the grain size acc. to ASTM and AASHTO standards, should be ordered separately.

Supplied With:

The Los Angeles Abrasion Machine is supplied complete with:

  • Steel Tray


Technical specifications are subject to change without notice.

Product code Los Angeles Abrasion Machine
Los Angeles Abrasion Machine
with Soundproof Safety Cabinet
Weight (approx.) Kg 350 505
Dimensions mm (W x D x H) 850 x 1000 x 1100 1100 x 1150 x 1250
Power W 750 750