Item code: MTS-494B
Laboratory Vane Shear Apparatus Laboratory Vane Shear Apparatus Hand Operated
Consists of a torque head adjustable in height by means of a lead screw rotated by a drive wheel to enable the vane to be lowered into the specimen. Rotating of the vane is by means of a hand wheel which operates a worm gear arrangement during upper end of calibrated torsion spring. Vane dia, rod dia, vane size & vane height as per IS specifications. The Vane Shaft is attached through the hollow upper shaft to a resetable pointer, which indicates the angle of torque on a dial graduated in degrees. The dial reading multiplied by spring factor gives the torque. A container for soil sample is also supplied, and a sampling tube of 38mm I.D. & 150mm long can also be used as container. Supplied with set of four springs, one each of approx. 2 kg.cm., 4 kg.cm., 6 kg.cm., and 8 kg.cm. Complete as above in a wooden carrying case.