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Shrinkage Limit Set
Shrinkage Limit is the maximum water content at which a reduction in water content does not cause and appreciable reduction in volume of the soil mass. At shrinkage limit, on further reduction in water, air enters into the voids of soils and thus keeps the volume constant. The apparatus can be used to determine shrinkage limit and to calculate other shrinkage factors like shrinkage ratio, shrinkage index and volumetric shrinkage.
Set consists of one each:- 1. Porcelain evaporating Dish., 2 Shrinkage Dish., 3 Glass Sup., 4 Perspex Plate with three metal prongs., 5 Perspex plate., 6 Flexible spatula., 7 Glass cylinder 25ml x 0.5ml, supplied
without mercury. Optional
Mercury supplied in bottle of 500 gms.