Shrinkage Limit Test Set (Mercury Method)

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  • LAG-3760
Shrinkage limit of a soil sample

Shrinkage Limit Test Set (Mercury Method)

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This test set is used to determine the shrinkage limit of a soil sample. The shrinkage limit of a particular soil is the point where the reduction in the moisture no longer causes a decrease in soil volume.

The set includes:250ml mixing dish, 25 ml graduated cylinder, soils shrinkage plate, shrinkage dish and volume cup.

Note: mercury is not supplied with this kit.

See ASTM D4943 for more information.