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Laboratory Test Sheet
Shearbox Test - shearing - BS 1377 : Part 7 : 1990
Shearbox Test - shearing
Location Job ref.
Borehole/Pit no.
Soil description Sample No.
Depth excavated
Group/Type Date Form
Test method    BS1377: Part 7: 1990 5/15/94  4/5* 
Type of test Single stage/Multiple reversals* Run no.
Force device no. Mean calibration Specimen size Stress factor
N/division x  mm kPa/division
Machine no. Rate of displacement    mm/min Normal stress kPa
Time Elapsed  Force Shear Horizontal displacement Vertical deformation
time gauge stress     Cumulative gauge cumulative
  reading Measured
min     kPa mm mm reading mm
Remarks Sketches of
shear surfaces
at failure
Operator Checked Approved
* Delete as appropriate
Form 7C