Remoulded Compacted soil, when soaked in water, absorbs water and swells. Swell test apparatus is designed to determine the swelling pressure developed by soil specimens moulded to desired densities at known moisture content.
- Specifications : The outfit comprises the following:
One loading unit, hand operated 5 tons capacity with two rates of travel.
One high sensitivity Proving Ring 250 kg. capacity with calibration chart and carrying case.
One dial gauge 0.01 mm x 25 mm.
One Gun Metal mould 1000ml. capacity. (100 mm dia x 127.3 mm high) with collar and base plate and a pair of porous stones 100 mm dia x 12.7 mm thick.
One Gun metal /brass perforated swell plate 100 mm dia x 16 mm thick.
One spacer 100 mm dia x 12.7 mm thick one load transfer bar and one steel ball.
One soaking tank 250 mm dia x 210 mm high.