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ShearTEST Pro Direct/Residual Shearbox

VJT2760A-P - ShearTEST Pro Direct/Residual Shearbox

Part Number : VJT2760A-P
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The VJ Tech ShearTEST Pro Direct/Residual Shearbox has the following features;

  • Shears a sample under applied normal load along a predefined plane until it is stressed to failure
  • Has inbuilt data logging for four chanels
  • Is supplied complete with a lever loading device to which weights can be added, hanger and shearbox carriage all mounted on a floor standing frame
  • Uses a stepper motor to apply Horizontal Load
  • Is controlled from a PC via Ethernet or USB, or can be used in standalone mode
  • The controlling Clisp Studio software conforms to BS1377-7, BS EN ISO 17982-10, ASTM D3080-04, ASTM D3080-11, AS1289.6.2.2 & Q181C

ShearTEST Pro Direct/Residual Shearbox


  • Conforms to BS1377 and AS1289
  • Microprocessor based design
  • Inbuilt data logging
  • Large LED graphics display
  • Fully variable speed range from 0 mm/min to 10.0000 mm/min (0 - 0.3937 inches/min)
  • Fast Forward and Reverse speed of 10 mm/min (0 - 0.3937 inches/min)
  • Accepts sample sizes from 60 mm to 100 mm (2.36" - 4")
  • RS232 port for computer control

Detailed product specifications

Vertical Load  10 kN (2248 lbf)
Horizontal Load  5kN (1124 lbf)
Horizontal Travel  20 mm (0.787")
Speed Range (Standard)   
0 - 10.0000 mm/min (0 - 0.3937"/min)
Fast Speed Forward 
10.0000 mm/min (0.3937")
Fast Speed Reverse  10.0000 mm/min (0.3937")
240V 50Hz 1ph 
54 kg (119 lb)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 940 x 420 x 1140 mm (37" x 16.5" x 45")

Product Documentation

ShearTEST Lever Loading Direct/Residual Testing Datasheet

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