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.