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Direct Simple Shear

VJ Tech has developed a Simple Shear Testing System, used to carry out a direct simple shear test to determine the shear modulus of a soil sample. The sample is contained within confining rings under applied normal load and is sheared along a predefined plane until it is stressed to failure.

VJ Tech Training and Customer Support Centre

The VJ Tech Training & Customer support Centre is located in Wokingham, a short distance from London. It provides all the complete Standard and Advanced System Setups necessary for customer training and support. We support Triaxial, Shear and Consolidation testing, as well as more advanced training such as Dynamic Triaxial, Dynamic Simple Shear, Bender Elements and On-Sample Transducers. All necessary sample preparation tools are available to ensure a smooth and practical learning experience.

Triaxial Testing System Setup Part 2

Mar 18 2014
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Part one of our Triaxial testing system setup guide explained the initial installation required that involves the System Setup, Sample Preparation and Test Creation. Now that Steps 1 and 2 (Hardware Setup and Specimen Details) of the wizard have been completed we will guide you through the necessary stage setup required for Saturation testing, Consolidation testing and Shear testing.

Using Clisp Studio part 2

Mar 17 2014
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We have developed superior software Clisp Studio that s designed to deal with high pressure testing in laboratory environments. Our software can deal with extensive testing but is still simple to use and will benefit the technician during the entire conduction of the test. 

The Benefits of Automated Triaxial Testing

Mar 14 2014
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Triaxial Testing is used to examine the shear strength of different materials, including soil. It works alongside other testing methods such as Shear Testing and Consolidation Testing to ensure the limits of the material are understood and weaknesses are identified, optimising its performance when supporting a structural frame.

Latest Posts

Remote Support
4/1/2014 10:30 AM | Peter Gawen (VJ Tech)
Direct Simple Shear
3/31/2014 2:23 PM | Peter Gawen (VJ Tech)
Large Sample Rowe Cell - 252.3 mm - 10 Inch
3/31/2014 12:09 PM | Peter Gawen (VJ Tech)
Motorised Automatic Consolidation (ACONS2)
3/31/2014 10:15 AM | Peter Gawen (VJ Tech)
Dual Automatic Pressure Controller (DAPC)
3/31/2014 9:42 AM | Peter Gawen (VJ Tech)

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