SAND POURING CYLINDER (Field Density Test Apparatus)




(Field Density Test Apparatus by Sand Replacement method or Sand Pouring Method)

AS PER IS: 2720 (Part XXVIII) - 1966.



This apparatus is used for the in place determination, of the dry density of compact, fine and medium grained soils and for layers not exceeding 50 cm thickness.


General Description and Specifications: The complete apparatus consists one each of:

  • Small sand pouring cylinder 3 liters capacity mounted above a pouring cone and separated as a shutter hole.
  • Cylindrical calibrating container internal dia. 100 mm and internal depth 150 mm fitted with a flange 5cm wide.
  • Metal tray 30 cm square and 4 cm deep with a 10 cm hole in center.


Optional Accessories: Metal tray, 30 cm square and 4 cm deep without hole. Test forms pad of 50.


Note: Sand poring cylinder large as per IS 2720 (P-XXVIII) also available.




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