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Direct Shear Apparatus

Direct Shear Apparatus

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Direct Shear Apparatus

It is suitable for the specimen of size 60mm. x 60mm. x 25mm. and rate of strain is adjusted by the speed of movement of handle, operated manually.

SPECIFICATION
The equipment comprises the following :
Loading Unit : It consists of a load frame with V-strips on which shear box housing rests, load yoke with direct and lever system for applying normal load to capacity of 8kg / cm2, fixture for proving ring, bracket for holding consolidation dial gauge and manually operated lead screw for application of shear stress.

Shear box assembly for square specimen, size 60mm. X 60mm. X 25mm. complete with Two halves of shear box with an adaptor fixed to the U – bracket of upper half of the box.


Plain gripper plates

2Nos.

Perforated gripper plates

2 Nos.

Porous Stone

2Nos.

Top loading Pad

1 No.

Base plate

1 No.


  • Shear box housing fitted with a U- bracket and an adaptor for connecting the lead screw complete with two ball roller strips.
  • Specimen cutter for cutting 60mm. X 60mm. X 25mm. specimens.
  • One each of strain dial gauge and consolidation dial gauge of 0.01 X 25mm.
  • Set of weights to give normal stress of 3kg/cm2 through lever i.e. 0.05 , 4 Nos., 0.1 , 1No., 0.2 , 1No., 0.5 , 3Nos and 1 - 1No.
  • Supplied complete as above but without Proving Ring.