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Unique rock testing rebound hammer.

Schmidt Rebound Hammers

Rock Schmidt RS8000

✔ In stock

Rock testing using rebound hammer technology

  • Dedicated design for rock testing applications
  • Best in class correlations to unconfined compressive strength (UCS)
  • Instant data back-up and collaboration features

Applications:

Correlation to unconfined compressive strength of rock / Correlation to modulus of elasticity of rocks / Prediction of weathering grades / Classification of surfaces for drop testing / Prediction of penetration rates for tunneling machines

The unique optical Schmidt hammer designed specifically for rock testing
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High performance
Unique optical measurement system ensures low dispersion and maximum accuracy in comparison with classical hammers
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Dedicated design
Swiss made hammers specifically designed for rock testing with multiple applications – UCS, E-modulus, weathering grade
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Increased flexibility
Work with the hammer alone, or using the mobile app for fast documentation of your measurements and secure sharing via Screening Eagle Workspace
Rock Schmidt App
The dedicated rock testing app
  • Free updates and releases
  • Developed specifically for rock testing
  • The world’s most advanced rebound hammer
  • Can be used with iPad

 

The Original Swiss-made rebound hammer with its unique optical measurement provides the most accurate correlations possible for rock testing applications. Measure, evaluate, report and collaborate.

  • Free updates and releases
  • Developed specifically for rock testing
  • The world’s most advanced rebound hammer
  • Can be used with iPad

 

The Original Swiss-made rebound hammer with its unique optical measurement provides the most accurate correlations possible for rock testing applications. Measure, evaluate, report and collaborate.

Rock Schmidt App
Custom materials
  • Correlate directly to UCS or e-modulus
  • Take advantage of existing correlations
  • Apply polynomial or exponential correlations
  • Set units and limits for the correlation
  • Build your own database for different rock types
  • Correlate directly to UCS or e-modulus
  • Take advantage of existing correlations
  • Apply polynomial or exponential correlations
  • Set units and limits for the correlation
  • Build your own database for different rock types
Rock Schmidt App
Work with rock testing standards
  • Rebound value determination according to ASTM D5873
  • Rebound value determination according to ISRM guidline (International Society of Rock Mechanics)
  • Weathering grade determination according to ISRM guideline
  • Rebound value determination according to ASTM D5873
  • Rebound value determination according to ISRM guidline (International Society of Rock Mechanics)
  • Weathering grade determination according to ISRM guideline
Rock Schmidt App
Collaboration and easy reporting
  • Visual report generation using lists, bar charts and statistics
  • Single and multiple series export in PDF or CSV format
  • Logbook annotations for full traceability (geolocation, text, images, voice)
  • Collaborate with colleagues using the Screening Eagle Workspace platform
  • Visual report generation using lists, bar charts and statistics
  • Single and multiple series export in PDF or CSV format
  • Logbook annotations for full traceability (geolocation, text, images, voice)
  • Collaborate with colleagues using the Screening Eagle Workspace platform

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Software for Rock Schmidt App
Software / Workspace App
Tech Specs
Mobile app
Compatible with Apple® iOS devices (iOS 12 and later) Android 6.0 and higher

Workflow features
Voice read-out of each impact (only on iOS®)
Logbook with geolocation, audio, image and text annotations
Series statistics
User definable conversion curves to unconfined compressive strength (UCS) and E-modulus
Data export: CSV, pdf

Verification features
Software assisted verification on an anvil

Workspace
Screeningeagle.com - web based handling
View and manage data
Instant collaboration with colleagues worldwide
Cloud back up of data

Languages
English, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Russian
Rock Schmidt RS8000 Tech Specs
Sensor / Instrument
Tech Specs
Measurement
Automatic calculation of rebound value according to international standards

Technology
Optical rebound velocity quotient

Key features
Impact angle independent
Displays the impacts on-screen as you work
Select standard on instrument
Work with hammer independently and upload later if desired to connected app.
Connect to iOS, android and portable printer

Impact energy
N 2.207 Nm
L 0.735 Nm

Display
Analog & backlit digital (100 x 100 pixels, graphic)

Connectivity
Bluetooth® LE, USB for charging and updates

Weight
0.84 kg / 1.85 lbs

Battery
Standard AAA rechargeable

Battery lifetime
>20'000 impacts betwen charges

Operating temperature
0 to 50°C / 32 to 122°F

Storage temperature
-10 to 70°C / 14 to 158°F

Operating humidity
<95% RH, non-condensing
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Standards & Guidelines

Standards

USA, Canada & Central America
  • Arrow, click names to download Standards & Guidelines ASTM D 5873 (Rock)

Guidelines

  • Arrow ISRM
FAQ

Are there any rebound hammer conversion curves available for rock testing?

There are many rebound hammer correlation curves freely available for different lithologies to be found in literature on the internet. e.g. Aydin, A. & Basu, Arindam. (2005). The Schmidt Hammer in rock material...

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