Direct Residual Shear

Direct Residual Shear Load Frame / Test System

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The ShearTrac II system is capable of performing consolidation and shearing phase of a standard direct shear and residual shear test under full automatic control.

Applicable Test Standards

  • ASTM D3080/T236 Direct Shear testing of soils under Consolidated Drained Conditions


  • Choose load capacity to fit user needs up to 9 kN (2,000 lbs.)
  • Total automation of data collection and reporting of test results
  • Prepare tables and plots of report quality within minutes of completing a test
  • Generate columns of data for easy reduction using your own spreadsheet software
  • Ability to access and control the unit over a computer network using Geo-Net option
  • Accurate displacement rate control from 0.00003 to 15 mm per minute (0.000001 to 0.6 in. per minute)
  • Full automation of residual shear testing
  • Stand alone through front keypad and LCD menu capability
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