Sand Equivalent Test Apparatus
The apparatus is used to determine the relative proportion
of fine dust or clay like material in soils or fine
aggregates either in the laboratory or in the field.
It is performed as per IS:2720 (Part-37). The apparatus
consists of the following:-
i) Measuring cylinder of transparent acrylic, graduated
up to 380mm, complete with a rubber stopper.
ii) One irrigator tube of stainless steel.
iii) Siphon Assembly (without glass bottle) consisting
of a rubber stopper with a long, bent copper tube,
an air intake tube and rubber tube to connect to
the irrigttube, complete with a pinch clip.
iv) Weighted foot assembly for sand level.
HS10.47.1 Graduated measuring cylinder of
transparent acrylic with rubber stop
HS10.47.2 Irrigator tube.