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ShearSCAN Pro Motorised Table Top Shear Apparatus

VJT2585 - ShearSCAN Pro Motorised Table Top Shear System

Part Number : VJT2585
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The VJ Tech ShearSCAN Pro uses stepper motors for applying vertical and horizontal load to the sample and the Advanced electronics enable the ShearSCAN Pro system to carry out cyclic shearing, in addition to direct and residual shear. The ShearSCAN Pro can also carry out Oedometer testing using the supplied adaptor (requires csOEDO). The self-contained tabletop model eliminates the need for the numerous weights used in dead weight systems. In normal mode, it interfaces with a PC via USB or Ethernet connection for automated Remote control using our renowned Clisp Studio software. The ShearSCAN Pro system incorporates an integrated 7" colour touchscreen display for standalone control with Test setup and data logging facilities, and data is stored on an internal SD card in Excel compatible format. There is a built-in Auto engaging function with a definable engage value and auto reverse from limit switch activation to prevent damage and a 10 kN (2176 lbf) Vertical Load Cell is included. Requires csConstantShear software.

ShearSCAN Pro Motorised Table Top Shear Apparatus


  • Compact design (small footprint)
  • Stepper motors to generate Vertical and Horizontal force
  • Capable of Cyclic Shear & Direct Shear and/or Residual Shear
  • Capable of Oedometric testing using supplied adaptor (requires csOEDO)
  • Constant Vertical Stress
  • Constant Height
  • Constant Stiffness
  • Sample sizes of 60mm, 63.5, 70 or 100 mm (square or circular) - other sizes available on request
  • Includes 10kN (2176 lbf) Vertical Load cell
  • Horizontal S-Beam additional (Internal Submersible Load Cell setup available on request)
  • 4 Analogue input channels (2 Displacement & 2 Load)
  • USB or Ethernet Interface for computer control
  • Integrated 7" Touchscreen Display for standalone control
  • Test setup and control facilities
  • On-board data logging with large data storage (up to 14 million records) on internal SD card (8Gb standard)
  • Data export via USB link for manipulation within Excel
  • High speed ARM processor
  • High speed sensor data conversion (24 bit, up to 4000 samples/sec)
  • Built-in live data table and graphs
  • Built-in Auto engage function with definable engage value
  • Auto reverse from limit switch activation
  • Built-in auto protection for sensor limits
  • Non-volatile Memeory for sensitive data

Detailed product specifications

Vertical Load  10 kN (2248 lbf)
Horizontal Shear Force 8 kN (1798 lbf)
Horizontal Travel +/- 20 mm
Controlled Strain Rate      0.00001-9.99999 mm/min
Maximum Strain Rate
0.00000-99.99999 mm/min
Power 90-240VAC 50/60Hz 1ph
Dimensions (W x D x H) 950 x 500 x 750 mm
Weight 68 kg

Product Documentation

ShearSCAN Pro Datasheet

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