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Field inspection testing kit

ASTM D2573
General description
General description
Ideal for geotechnicians, geologists and agronomists. It consists of the 16-T0163 Pocket penetrometer and of the 16-T0174 Field inspection pocket vane tester.
Description of the penetrometer and vane tester-16-T0163 Heavy duty model, all stainless steel construction, three interchangeable tips: 4.5 mm dia. for very hard soil, 6.35 mm for medium and soft soil, 8.98 mm for soft soil. Supplied complete with plastic case.
Measuring range: 0 to 10 kgf/cm².
Dimensions (assembled): 210 mm lenght x 20 mm dia. approx.
-16-T0174 for field surface and deeper measures.
Especially designed to mesure the undrained shear strenght (CU) of cohesive soils, consists of a cylindrical body with a torsional spring and three interchangeable vanes of different sizes used depending upon the expected strenght of the soil. The height/diameter ratio of all vanes is 2. During operation the vane is driven for 5-6 cm into the soil and then turned with the handle. Deep measures (i.e. on the top of undisturbed samples) can be obtained using the extension rod.
All stainless steel construction.
Vane dimensions (height x dia.): 32x16; 40x20; 50.8x25.4 mm
-Measuring range: 0 to 240 kPa (0-24 N/cm²)
-Torque value: 5 N.m
-Extension rod: 500 mm long not included. See accessories.
-Overall dimensions (assembled): 310x105 mm
The two units are contained in a practical carrying case.
-Case dimensions: 240x210x50 mm
-Weight approx.: 1.8 kg
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16-T0174/A
Field Inspection testing kit