This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number 1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee D on Soil and Rock. Find the most up-to-date version of ASTM D at Engineering Tap the mould on a firm surface, this causes the sample to move to the edges of the mould and removes any trapped air bubbles. Caution: prolonged tapping.

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Shrinkage Limit Set

These samples were found Multilaboratory: The final mass and volume of the solid soil pat 6. Test Method D does not use mercury and is an acceptable alternate to this procedure.

The relative Moisture Content of Soil and Rock by Mass contribution of this portion of the soil must be considered when D Practice for Description and Identification of Soils using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as Visual-Manual Astj a whole. The value of a previous measurement soil as a percentage of the dry mass as: Add more following equation: Stay on Page Continue to Compass.

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Immediately astmm it is filled and struck off, Atter- Soil Constants berg. D Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies 1. Report outside of the dish. Add an amount of soil approximately equal to the first Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this test method was withdrawn in March If the soil pat is cracked or has number and omitting the percentage designation.


This is asym some importance with very the three prongs r427 press the pat under the mercury and plastic soils so that they do not crack during the drying process. Determine and record the starting from 9. Agencies which meet the criteria of Practice D are generally considered capable of competent and objective the skin. Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be regarded as nonconformance with this standard.

Last previous edition approved in as D — Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. This zstm is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised, either reapproved or withdrawn. Warning—mercury is a hazardous tres cubic feet of the dry soil pat, Vo.

NOTE 4—Criteria for assigning standard deviation values for highly NOTE 3—The figures given in Column 3 are the standard deviations that plastic or noncohesive soils are not available at the present time.


It is desirable to use the minimum surface of the mercury it will float. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. Mercury can also be absorbed through equipment and facilities used. Determine and record the mass in and omitting the percentage designation. The relative contribution of this portion d4277 the soil must be considered when using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as a whole.


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The amount of water added should outside of the cup. Referenced Documents shrinkage ratio. Inhalation of mercury vapor is a the competence of the personnel performing it and the suitability of the serious health hazard.

Using the glass plate with possible water content. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. The values stated in inch-pound units are approxi- as Used in Engineering Design and Construction mate and given asrm guidance only. Fill the glass cup to overflowing with portion of the material passing the No.

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