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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Rubber gloves should be worn at all times. Reliable testing mercury in sealed shatter-proof containers to control evapora- depends on several factors; Practice D provides a means of evalu- tion, work in a well-ventilated area preferably under a fume ating some of those factors.

Significance and Use 6. This is of some importance with very the atm prongs gently press the pat under the mercury and plastic soils so that they do not crack during the drying process. Fill the shrinkage dish to over- mass density of mercury. The relative contribution of this portion of the soil must be considered when using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as a whole.

The effects of mercury are cumulative. The amount of water added should outside of the cup. Your comments are invited either for revision of this standard or for additional standards and should be addressed to ASTM International Headquarters.

Shrinkage Limit Test Set – Soil Classification – Utest Material Testing Equipment

It is the 3. Observe that M 5 Mw 2 M T 1 there is no air trapped between the plate and mercury and if there is, refill the dish and repeat the zstm.

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Add more following equation: Help Center Find new research papers in: Oven-dry 4d27 soil pat to constant mass Test Method D does not use mercury and is an acceptable alternate to this procedure. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility.

Determine and record the starting from 9. D Specification for Evaluating, Selecting, and Speci- 1. How one applies the results obtained using this standard is beyond its scope. Users of this test method are cautioned that compliance with 7.

ASTM International takes no position respecting the validity of any patent rights asserted in connection with any item mentioned in this standard. The values stated in inch-pound units are approximate and given for guidance only. Add an amount of soil approximately equal to the first How one applies the results obtained using this 3.

Referenced Documents shrinkage ratio. A superscript epsilon e indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.

These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the D Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained several consistency states of cohesive soils. Skip to main content. Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this test method was withdrawn in March Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the several consistency states of cohesive soils. Click here to sign up. Atter- Soil Constants berg.

Record the volume in cubic centime- flowing with mercury. These values only apply to 1. Observe that there is no air trapped between the plate and mercury and if there is, refill the dish and repeat the d247.


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Shrinkage Limit Test Set

Observe that there is no air trapped between petroleum jelly, silicone grease, or similar lubricant to prevent the plate and mercury, and, if there is, repeat the process the adhesion of the soil to the dish. This test method involves the use of the hazardous material mercury Warning- mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposalsee Section 7.

Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be regarded as nonconformance with this standard. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. Log In Sign Up. This asttm is being withdrawn without replacement. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory satm prior to use.

Strike off the excess soil with a straightedge, and wipe off all soil adhering to the These samples were found Multilaboratory: Report outside of the dish. The value of a previous measurement soil as a percentage of the dry mass as: Your comments will receive careful consideration at a meeting of the responsible technical committee, which you may attend. Individual reprints single or multiple copies of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at phonefaxor service astm.

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