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Sample Assembly for the DSS with Confining Pressure

Sample Assembly for the DSS with Confining Pressure

This Blog covers sample assembly for the Dynamic Simple Shear with Confining Pressure System. This includes undisturbed and remoulded specimens for both confining pressure tests, and confining ring tests.

This system is used for repetitive situations such as offshore wind turbines, where the structure has to withstand the varying strength of wave motion.

Consolidation Testing - Equipment Maintenance Part 5 - Replacing the PCB Board Rechargeable Battery

These ‘Equipment Maintenance’ posts are intended to show how to service and perform basic maintenance of different VJ Tech equipment used for consolidation testing. This post describes how to remove, check and replace the battery on a PCB. This may be when the battery has failed or following a prolonged period where the instrument has been switched off in humid conditions and will not power up.