TO-162 - Sand Pouring Cylinder Apparatus
Sand pouring cylinder fitted with conical funnel and shutter, 3 liter capacity.
Cylindrical calibration container 100mm ID x 150mm high.
Metal tray size 30 x 30 x 4cm, with 10cm central hole.
This Apparatus is used to determine the dry density of compact, fine, medium grained soils and for layers not exceeding 50cm thickness. A circular hole is dug into the ground, all the soil from within it collected, weighed and dried, and the hole back-filled with a standard uniform sand or fine gravel, poured from a calibrated container for calculating the volume of hole.