As per IS:2386 (Part IV) This apparatus is used to measure resistance of an aggregate to crushing under a gradually applied compressive load.
- Consists of Case hardened Mild steel cylindrical container of 150 mm dia ±0.5 mm x 130 mm to 140mm high with base plate 200 to 230 mm square x 6mm thick.
- A plunger of 148 mm ±0.5 mm dia x 100 to 115 mm high.
- All parts directly coming in to contact with the specimen during the test are made of mild steel duly case hardened.
- Supplied complete with tamping rod, 16 mm dia x 600 mm long, one end rounded.
Supplied complete with cylindrical metal measure.