Category Archives: 125x

Low Density of Compacted Specimens

“The density of my compacted specimens are low.  What might be the problem?” A Potential Solution Check the specimen diameter setting on your machine if you are using a Pine AFGC125X, AFG1, or an AFG2.    The AFGC125X can be set at 150 mm or 100 mm.  The AFG1 and the AFG2 allow for 150 mm,…

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Changing the Batteries in a 125X

What kind of reminder or habit do you have for remembering to change the battery in your fire alarm?  Maybe you do it January 1st every year.  Maybe you put a reminder on your calendar.  However you do it, you realize the importance of having a good battery in place and you have developed some kind…

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Keep your 125X Rollers Clean

“My boss tells me to keep the rollers on my 125X gyratory compactor clean.  Does it really matter?” Yes, it really does matter. Do the rollers on your machine look something like the ones below?  If so, you’ve got your work cut out. Understanding the System First, let’s get on the same page with correct…

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Pine 125X Electronic Control System Upgrade

You have a Pine 125X.  You LOVE your Pine 125X.  But after many years of faithful service you find that electronic repair parts are no longer available, rendering your 125X obsolete.   It looks like it’s the end of the road for your trusty old friend.  It’s brain-dead and the time has come to pull the…

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