Laboratory Vane Apparatus

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Standards

BS 1377:7, ASTM D4648

Description

The laboratory vane apparatus is based on an original concept of the Transport and Road Research Laboratory of the United Kingdom. It can be provided with a wide range of vane sizes, although as standard, it is sold with the 12.7 mm square vane and a set of four calibrated springs. The test can be performed directly on the sample or in the sample contained in the sampling tube. In this case the NG-WF1736 Attachment for 38 and 100 mm dia. sampling tubes, should be used. See accessories.

Optional Accessories

Laboratory Vane Apparatus

Furthermore a motorizing unit is also available: see accessories NG-WF1730/2, /3 and /4.

Sample tubes with dimensions up to 100 mm can be accommodated with a special attachment. Additionally, sample jars or special container are available. They will allow to firmly hold the specimen during testing to help eliminate accuracy errors during the testing.

Main Features

Laboratory Vane Apparatus
  • Manual or motorized versions available
  • Lightweight, compact and portable, ideal for site or main laboratory
  • Convenient and rapid method of determining shear strength of soft soils
  • Easy to use: many hundreds in operation today

Specifications

NG-VaneApp
Standard Configurations Vane 12.7 x 12.7 mm
Four Calibrated Springs with Deflection/Load
Approximate Weight (kg) 11
Dimensions (H x W x D) (cm) 62 x 25 x 28
Laboratory Vane Apparatus
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