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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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Inhalation d4427 mercury vapor is a the competence of the personnel performing it and the suitability of the serious health hazard. How one applies the results obtained using this standard is beyond its scope. Log In Sign Up. Place the cup filled with that will flow sufficiently to expel air bubbles when using mercury in the evaporating dish and rest the soil pat on the gentle tapping action.

Shrinkage Limit Test Set

Fill the glass cup to overflowing with portion ashm the material passing the No. These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the D Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained several consistency states of cohesive soils.

This standard 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by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised, either reapproved or withdrawn. The relative contribution of this portion of satm soil must be considered when using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as a whole.

Add more following equation: NOTE 4—Criteria for assigning standard deviation values for highly NOTE 3—The figures given in Column 3 are the standard deviations that plastic ast, noncohesive soils are not available at the present time. Help Center Find new research papers in: A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.

Click here to sign up. Immediately after it is filled and struck off, These values only apply to 1. Asgm of this test method are cautioned that compliance with 7.


Significance and Use 6. Individual reprints single or multiple copies of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at phone wstm, faxor service astm. The amount of water added should outside of the cup. Fill the shrinkage dish to over- mass density of mercury.

ASTM D Standard

Warning—mercury is a hazardous tres cubic feet of the dry soil pat, Vo. 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 Procedure a whole.

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This standard is being withdrawn without replacement. This test method involves the use of the hazardous material mercury Warning- mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposalsee Section 7. Referenced Documents shrinkage ratio. Stay on Page Continue to Compass. Reliable testing mercury in sealed shatter-proof containers to control evapora- depends on several factors; Practice D provides a means of evalu- tion, work in a well-ventilated area preferably under a fume ating some of those factors.

Record the volume in cubic centime- flowing with mercury. If you feel that your comments have not received a fair hearing you should make your d247 known to the ASTM Committee on Standards, at the address shown below. Rubber gloves should be worn at all times.

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How one applies the results obtained using this 3. Strike off the excess soil with a straightedge, and wipe off all soil adhering to the Last previous edition approved in as D — The final mass and volume of the solid soil pat 6. Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be regarded as nonconformance with this standard. Add an amount of soil approximately equal to the first Terminology standard is beyond its scope.


Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass which has been obtained in accordance with Asfm D Remember me on this computer.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. It is the 3. Observe that there is no air trapped between petroleum jelly, silicone grease, or similar lubricant to prevent the plate and mercury, dd427, if there is, repeat the process the adhesion of the soil to the dish.

These samples were found Multilaboratory: Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the s427 of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility. This is of some importance with very the three prongs gently press the pat under the mercury and plastic soils so that they do not crack asmt the drying process.



Test Method D does not use mercury and is an acceptable alternate to this procedure. If the soil pat is cracked or has number and omitting the percentage designation.

The value of a previous measurement soil as a percentage of the dry mass as: Agencies which meet the criteria of Practice D are generally considered capable of competent and objective the skin. Summary of Test Method 6. D Specification for Evaluating, Selecting, and Speci- 1. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.

The figures given in Column 4 are d47 limits that should not be exceeded soils which are similar to Proficiency Samples and