Universal Motion Inc.
About our Company

Much more than just selling equipment, UMI desires to meet the needs of its customers. With this purpose in mind, UMI does its best to understand their problems and present the maximum number possible of solutions.UMI staff is highly concerned about the equipment application, norms and procedures to be followed, types of tests, operation of machine etc., in order to guarantee its customers' satisfaction with equipment and services.

Large Direct Shear Apparatus

UMI – 115 L
Large Direct Shear Apparatus, Motorised, 50 kN (5,000 kgf)
Ref. Standards IS:2720 (Part 39, Section 1) IS:11593
For testing sand, gravel, gravelly clays and clay gravels for use in rolled fill embankments.
Operation Motorised
Rates of Strain (mm/min) 72 speeds Ranging from 0.0014 to 10.16 mm/min
Specimen Size 30 x 30 x 15 cm
Change gears 12
Shear Load capacity 50 kN
Vertical stress Shear Box Assembly : 1 No. 500 kN/m2
Power 415 V, 50 Hz, 3 phase, AC supply
The above apparatus consists of
Shear Box Assembly 1 No.
Consists of:
Plane Gripper Plate 2 Nos.
Perforated Gripper Plate 2 Nos.
Perforated Spacer Plate 2 Nos.
Base Plate 1 No.
Top Loading Pad 1 No.
Shear Box Housing, with two Ball Roller Strips 1 no
Weights, 9 Nos. each to give 50 kN/m2 (0.5 kg/cm2) and 2 Nos. each to give 25 kN/m2 (0.25 kg/cm2) 1 Set
Proving Ring, capacity 50 kN 1 No.
Dial Guage, 25 mm travel, 0.01 least count (for Consolidation and Shear Strain) 2 Nos.
Magnetic Stand, for Shear Strain Dial Guage 1 No.