SOIL TESTING

DIRECT SHEAR APPARTUS (HAND OPERATED) IS: 2720 (Part-VIII), ASTM D 3080.


BHI-CSC-272
Qty Comments
For determinant the direct shear strength of soils on specimen size 60mm x 60mm x 25mm.

Specification: The apparatus comprises of the following. Loading Unit : Supplied with load yoke with direct and lever system for applying load. Normal stress capacity 8kg/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 collaborated 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 25mm 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 25mm specimen form larger samples. Set of weights to give a normal stress of 3kg/sq.cm. through levger as follows.

To give Kg/cm.sq.Qty.
0.054 Nos.
0.1No.
0.21 No.
0.53 Nos.
1.01 No.

Complete set as above but without proving ring.

Nett weight 140 kg.

Essential Accessories : High sensitivity compression proving ring cap 200kg One consolidation dial gauge 0.01 mm x 25mm and one strain dial gauge 0.01mm x 25mm and one strain dial guage 0.01mm x 25mm.

Optional extras : Additional set of weights to give a normal stress of 5kg/cm2 Soil Sampler for 60mm x 60mm specimen and test forms pad of 50.

Spares : Porous stone for 60mm x 60mm size sample available in pairs.

 

 



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