• Benkelman Beam

Benkelman Beam


The Benkelman beam measures the deflection of a flexible pavement under moving wheel loads.

Extremely accurate and easy to use. Direct-reading dial indicator eliminates need for conversion tables or field calculations.

This pavement analysis tool provides the following features:


  • Precision accuracy
  • Easy to use on test site
  • Lightweight, quick set-up
  • Easy to transport, easy to store
  • No need for conversions or field calculations, gauges are direct read.

Order dial gauge separately.

Dial indicator vibrator system assures accurate pavement measurements. Telescoping design adds convenience, reduces weight, and saves storage space. Lightweight aluminum construction.


Indicator Models Available
Cat. No. Description
H-3221HA Horizontal digital indicator,1" x 0.001"accuracy
H-3222 Vertical Dial Indicator 1/2" x 0.002" Div. (Travel is 1" on Dial)
H-3222M Vertical Dial Indicator 14mm x 0.02mm Div. (Travel is 28mm on Dial)


Ordering Informations
Cat. No. Description
HU3220A-0 Benkelman Beam


Main body Aluminum with black finish, 55" (1397mm) long
Probe beam 8 ft. (2.4m) aluminum beam telescopes into body
Probe fulcrum Provides lever ratio of 2:1, ball pivot bearing
Vibrator system Assures measurement accuracy. Top-mounted operating switch for easy use. Requires 4 "D" size batteries
Dial indicators Ordered separately. Adjusted for direct read
Leveling wheel Elevation adjustment
Overall length With beam fully extended 12 ft. (3.7m).