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Large Shear Box Pro Apparatus

VJT2780A-P - Large Shear Pro Apparatus

Part Number : VJT2780A-P
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VJ Tech’s new Large Shear Box Pro apparatus has the following features;

  • Fully automatic Direct and Residual Shear
  • Both horizontal and Vertical loads are applied electro-mechanically
  • Both axes are capable of applying 100 kN (22480 lbf) Load
  • Ideal for specimens with large particle sizes
  • A built-in four channel data logger for automatic data acquisition
  • Features an integrated 7” touchscreen display for data input and standalone control
  • Uses Clisp Studio csSHEAR Software for control via PC (Ethernet or USB)

Large Shear Box Pro Apparatus


  • Electromechanical control of both axes
  • Integrated 7" touchscreen for data input and standalone control
  • Built-in 4 Channel data logger
  • Ethernet or USB Interface for computer control
  • 100 kN Vertical Load Cell included (50kN optional)
  • 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)
  • Test setup and control facilities
  • 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 Memory for sensitive data
  • Requires Clisp Studio csShear Windows based software for complete automated PC control
  • Software conforms to BS1377-7, AS1289.6.2.2, ASTM D3080-04 & Q181C

Detailed product specifications

Sample Size Up to 300 mm square (11.8") (150 mm (5.9"), 200 mm (7.87") sizes available) 
Vertical Load  50 or 100 kN (11240 or 22480 lbf) (specified when purchasing)
Horizontal Shear Force      
Up to 100 kN (22480 lbf)
Horizontal Travel Up to 60 mm (2.36")
Rate of Strain  0 - 10.0000 mm/min (0 - 0.3937")
Power 220-240VAC 50/60Hz 1ph
Dimensions (W x D x H) 1630 x 650 x 1500 mm (64" x 25.6" x 59")
Weight 775 kg (1708 lb)

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