Description and Specification for Lab Tenders
Shrinkage Limit Set.
Shrinkage Limit is the maximum water content at which a reduction in
water content does not cause an appreciable reduction in the volume of
the soil mass.
At shrinkage limit, on further reduction in water, air enters into the voids of soils and thus keeps the volume constant.
The apparatus can be used to determine shrinkage limit and to calculate
other shrinkage factors like shrinkage ratio, shrinkage index, and
Set consists of one each:-
Porcelain evaporating Dish.
Perspex plate with three metal prongs.
Glass cylinder 25ml x 0.5ml supplied without mercury.
Mercury supplied in the bottle of 500 gms