Structural Testing

Controller and Software

The POP-M Industrial PC controller is a pure digital controller. It has a full size I-PC, a connecting box with signal and power amplifier, and several AD and I/O cards. Together with LCD, keyboard and mouse, the operator can use the POP-M to control the actuators performing multi-channel static or dynamic structure or material test.

Controller & working desk setup


The operating software of the POP-M controller is called POPWARE-M。It was developed by POPWIL in 2004, operating under Windows 98 environment, and the first copy was sold to Tongji University—famous for her Civil Engineering College in China. Since then, the software has undergone improvement continuously. The most recent copy of the POPWARE-M can control as many as 128 actuators separately and simultaneously under Windows 10. The operator can control a test and make data acquisition by simply click the mouse. The most important advantage of the software is that it can be customer originated software. The customer also can make special adjustment of the software such as arrange of the interface or the sequence of a special operation according to their test requirement.

The main interface of the POPWARE-M shows bellow.

POPWARE-M Software Interface