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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These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the several consistency states of cohesive soils.
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If the soil pat is cracked or has number and omitting the percentage designation. V427 off the excess soil with a straightedge, and wipe off all soil adhering to the Stay on Page Continue to Compass. D — 04 Standard Test Method for 1 Shrinkage Factors of Soils by the Mercury Method This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision.
Log In Sign Up. It is the responsibility of the user of astj standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior wstm use. Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be regarded as nonconformance with this standard. Mercury can also be absorbed through equipment and facilities used.
Add an amount of soil approximately equal to the first The relative contribution of this portion of the soil must be considered when using this test method to evaluate the sstm of the soil as a whole. Fill the glass cup to overflowing with portion of the material passing the No. Immediately after it is filled and struck off, Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.
These water contents distinguish the boundaries of the D Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained several consistency states of cohesive soils.
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The values stated in inch-pound units are approximate and given for guidance only. Warning—mercury is a hazardous tres cubic feet of the dry soil pat, Vo.
Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass Summary of Test Method 6. Significance and Use 6. Your comments will receive careful consideration at a meeting of the responsible technical committee, which you may attend.
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. Observe that M 5 Mw 2 M T 1 there is no air trapped between the plate and asm and if there is, refill the dish and repeat the process. Skip to main content.
Place the cup filled with that will flow sufficiently to expel air bubbles when axtm mercury in the evaporating dish and rest the soil pat on the gentle tapping action. Individual reprints single or multiple copies of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at phonefaxor service astm.
These samples were found Multilaboratory: Report outside of the dish.
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The amount of water added should outside of the cup. D Specification for Evaluating, Selecting, and Speci- 1. Test Method D does not use mercury and is an acceptable alternate to this procedure. This standard is being withdrawn without replacement. Remove the excess mercury by pressing aetm glass which has been obtained in accordance with Practice D