ASTM D427; AASHTO T92; UNE 103-108; UNI 10014 BS 1377
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General description

When the water content of a fine grained soil is reduced below the plastic limit, shrinkage of the soil mass continues until the shrinkage limit is reached.

This method of test covers the determination of the shrinkage limit, shrinkage ratio, volumetric shrinkage and linear shrinkage.

The set comprises prong plate, shrinkage dish, spatula, glass measuring cylinder and two moisture content tins.

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SL 0732 The Shrinkage Limit Test Set is supplied complete




SL 0732-1 Shrinkage Dish

SL 0732-2 Prong Plate

SL 0732-3 Moisture Content Tin with Lid, aluminium, Ø:45 mm h:10 mm, 2 pcs.

SL 0732-4 Moisture Content Tin with Lid, aluminium, Ø:55 mm h:35 mm

SL 0732-5 Porcelain Dish, 120mm dia.

SL 0732-6 Spatula, 120 mm

SL 0732-7 Graduated Glass Cylinder, 25 ml,

SL 0732-8 Carrying Case