Hand Vane Tester

Hand Vane Tester

We supply the original Pilcon Direct reading Hand Vane Tester

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The Hand Vane Tester is an accurate and portable instrument for the determination of in-situ shear strength of cohesive soils, either on-site or on undisturbed samples in the laboratory.

The instrument comprises a torque head with a direct reading scale which is turned by hand. A non-return pointer indicates the reading.

Vanes either 19mm or 33mm diameter, with optional extension rods screwed into the rear of the torque head and pushed at least 200mm into undisturbed clay.

Extra 300mm or 1000mm extension rods can be used for greater penetration and for gaining access to difficult or dangerous locations.

The unit has been adapted to show on the dial a conversion factor to B.S 1377 vane results.

Standard Supply:

Torque Head c/w Protective Cover, Case, 19mm Vane, 33mm Vane
2 x Spanner
Optional Extras: 300mm extension rod, 1000mm extension rod

Data Sheets

Hand Vane Tester

Hand Vane Tester

We supply the original Pilcon Direct reading Hand Vane Tester

The Hand Vane Tester is an accurate and portable instrument for the determination of in-situ shear strength of cohesive soils, either on-site or on undisturbed samples in the laboratory.

The instrument comprises a torque head with a direct reading scale which is turned by hand. A non-return pointer indicates the reading.

Vanes either 19mm or 33mm diameter, with optional extension rods screwed into the rear of the torque head and pushed at least 200mm into undisturbed clay.

Extra 300mm or 1000mm extension rods can be used for greater penetration and for gaining access to difficult or dangerous locations.

The unit has been adapted to show on the dial a conversion factor to B.S 1377 vane results.

Standard Supply:

Torque Head c/w Protective Cover, Case, 19mm Vane, 33mm Vane
2 x Spanner
Optional Extras: 300mm extension rod, 1000mm extension rod

Data Sheets