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Unsaturated Soil Testing Shearbox with 4 Channel Data Logger


Unsaturated Shear Apparatus

Part Number : VJT2570
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The VJ Tech Unsaturated Shear apparatus has the following features;

  • Uses compressed air to apply Vertical Load
  • Uses a stepper motor to apply Horizontal Load
  • Samples up to 75 mm (square or round) are held in a sealed chamber
  • Eliminates the need for the numerous weights used in manual systems
  • 10 kN (2176 lbf) Vertical Load Cell included
  • 5 kN (1088 lbf) Internal Submersible Load Cell included
  • Connects to a PC via an RS232 link
  • Uses Clisp Studio csUnsatShear for automated tests

Unsaturated Soil Testing Shearbox with 4 Channel Data Logger

Features: 

  • With 10 kN Load Cell & 4-channel inbuilt data logger
  • Microprocessor control with stepper motor based design
  • Electromechanical actuation of horizontal displacement and load
  • Pneumatic actuator for Vertical displacement and load (requires compressed air supply)
  • Large graphic display 75 x 125 mm (2.95 x 4.92")
  • 20 keypad membrane for direct entry
  • Sealed shearbox sample chamber for samples up to 75 mm (2.95") (square or round) (sample assembly not included)
  • Up to 250 reading per channel with time stamp
  • Logging modes (Linear, Incremental and Custom)
  • View test data in tabulation and graphical form
  • Password protected test/channel configuration and calibration
  • Non-volatile storage of test data and calibration
  • Battery backed real time clock
  • Built-in displacement and overload protection
  • RS232 interface for computer/printer
  • Optional csUNSAT Windows based software for PC control

Detailed product specifications

Vertical Load  10 kN (2248 lbf)
Horizontal Shear Force  5 kN (1124 lbf)
Vertical Travel (nominal)  10 mm (0.39 inches)
Horizontal Travel (nominal)         
20 mm (0.78 inches)
Speed Range (Standard)
0.00001 - 10.0000 mm/min (0.0001 - 0.3937 inches/min)
Dimensions (W x D x H)  840 x 460 x 800 mm (33 x 18 x 31.5 inches)
Weight
90 kg (198 lb)
Electrical Requirement  220-240VAC 50/60Hz 1ph 
PC Interface  RS232

Product Documentation

Unsaturated Shear Testing Datasheet
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