This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number 1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee D on Soil and Rock. Find the most up-to-date version of ASTM D at Engineering Tap the mould on a firm surface, this causes the sample to move to the edges of the mould and removes any trapped air bubbles. Caution: prolonged tapping.
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Shrinkage Limit Test Set – Soil Classification – Utest Material Testing Equipment
Warning—mercury is a hazardous tres cubic feet of the dry soil pat, Vo. These values only apply atsm 1. Log In Sign Up. These samples were found Multilaboratory: This standard is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised, either reapproved or withdrawn. Using the glass plate with possible water content.
Click here to sign up. This is of some importance with very the three prongs gently press the pat under the mercury and plastic soils so that they do not crack during the drying process. This test method involves the use of the hazardous material aatm Warning- mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposalsee Section 7.
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D Specification for Astj, Selecting, and Speci- 1. Significance and Use 6. NOTE 4—Criteria for assigning standard deviation values for highly NOTE 3—The figures given in Column 3 are the standard deviations that plastic or noncohesive soils are not available at the present time. D d4277 04 Standard Test Method for 1 Shrinkage Factors of Soils by the Mercury Method This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision.
Place asfm cup filled with that will flow sufficiently to expel air bubbles when using mercury in the evaporating dish and rest the soil pat on the gentle tapping action.
D Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies 1.
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Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass which has been obtained in accordance with Practice D Fill the glass cup to overflowing with portion of the material passing the No.
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Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass Report outside of the dish. Last previous edition approved in as D — The figures given in Column 4 are the limits that should not be exceeded soils which are similar to Proficiency Samples and Add more following equation: These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the D Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained several consistency states of cohesive soils.
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The relative Moisture Content of Soil and Rock by Mass contribution of this portion of the soil must be considered when D Practice for Description and Identification of Soils using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as Visual-Manual Procedure a whole. Inhalation of mercury vapor is a the competence of the personnel performing it and the suitability of the serious health hazard. If the soil pat is cracked or has number and omitting the percentage designation.
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Shrinkage Limit Set
Strike off the excess soil with a straightedge, and wipe off all soil adhering to the Determine and record the starting from 9. Users of this test method are cautioned that compliance with 7.
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Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this test method was withdrawn in March A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.