Direct Shear Apparatus (Hand Operated): For determination the direct shear strength of soils on specimen size 60 mm x 60 mm x 25 mm.
Specifications : The apparatus comprises of the following: Loading Unit:Supplied with load yoke with direct and lever system for applying load. Normal stress capacity 8 kg/sq.cm. Load is applied either directly or through a counter balanced detachable lever. Provision is made for the load to be applied either through a steel ball recessed in the loading pad or direct through a boss on the pre calibrated loading yoke, the loading unit is provided with V strips and roller strips for frictionless movement of shear box housing. Shear Box Assembly :Comprising Direct Shear box in two halves for a square specimen size 60 x 60 x 25 mm one pair of plain gripper plates, one pair of perforated gripper plates, one pair of porous stones, one top loading pad. Shear box housing: Accommodates the Direct Shear Box assembly. Complete with two ball roller strips. Specimen Cutter: For cutting 60 x 60 x 25 mm specimen from larger samples. Set of weights to give a normal stress of 3 kg/sq.cm. through lever as follows: To give Kg/sq.cm. Qty. 0.05 4 Nos. 0.1 1 Nos. 0.2 1 Nos. 0.5 3 Nos. 1.0 1 Nos. Complete set as above but without proving ring. Salient Features
Essential Accessories : High sensitivity compression proving ring cap 200 kg One Consolidation dia gauge 0.01 mm x 25 mm and one strain dial gauage 0.01 mm x 25 mm and one strain dial gaine 0.01mm x 25 mm.
Optional Extras : Additional set of weights to give a normal stress of 5 kg/cm2. Soil Sampler for 60 mm x 60 mm specimen and test form pad of 50. Spares: Porous stone for 60 mm x 60 mm size sample available in pairs.