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ShearSCAN Pro Motorised Table Top Shear Apparatus

ShearSCAN Pro Motorised Table Top Shear Apparatus

Part Number : VJT2585
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The VJ Tech ShearSCAN Pro boasts the following features;

  • Electro-Mechanical stepper motors for vertical and horizontal load to the sample
  • Advanced electronics for Constant Shearing in addition to Direct and Residual Shear
  • Oedometer testing can also be carried out using the supplied adaptor (requires csOEDO)
  • The self-contained tabletop model eliminates the need for the numerous weights used in dead weight systems
  • Usually controlled from PC using our renowned Clisp Studio software for Automated control.
  • Incorporates an integrated 7" colour touchscreen display for standalone control
  • Built-in Auto engaging function with a definable engage value and additional Sensor protection
  • A 10 kN (2176 lbf) Vertical Load Cell is included

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 10 kN (2248 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
*from November 2018 onwards

Product Documentation

ShearSCAN Pro Datasheet

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