Swell Consolidation Machine
Lightweight and rugged, used to perform tests on 2 in (50.8mm) and 2.5 in soil samples. Stainless steel ball bearing and load disk distribute vertical load evenly to sample. Dial indicator is aligned above to measure changes due to swell or consolidation. Dial indicator stand can be adjusted to any position on the lever arm. 5:1 ratio allows for minimal weight to provide maximum loading on sample. Unit loads to 8000 lbs/sq ft with minimal deflection. Loading to 16,000 lbs/sq ft is accomplished with additional weights. All models Include base machine, dish, 2 porous stones, brass ring, load disk, dial indicator, dial indicator holder, and weights* for 500, 1000, 2000, 4000, 6000, and 8000 lbs/sq ft loads.