Conforming to specifications and tolerance in accordance to I.S. 2720 Part XV.
The equipment comprises followings:
Loading unit: maximum capacity 20 kg/cm sq. consisting of loading yoke connected to a lever arm with a counterbalancing adjustment and having a lever ratio 1:10. The whole assembly being mounted on a steel frame.
Consolidation cell assembly. Fixed ring type for testing 60mm dia x 20mm thick specimen comprising
Fixed ring for specimen 60mm diam x 20mm thick with a guide ring.
Top porous stone for 60mm dia specimen.
Bottom porous stone for 60mm dia specimen.
Pressure pad, perforated.
Channeled base with water inlet.
Flanged water jacket.
Set of weights to give a pressure of 10 kg/cm sq on 60mm diam specimen comprises of 7 off 0.05 kg, 5 off 0.1 kg, 6 off 0.2 kg, 6 off 0.5 kg and 5 off 1.0 kg/cm sq.
Water reservoir with plastic tube and pinch cock.
Dial gauge of 0.01mm X 10mm travel Rs. 26600/-
Complete outfit as above.
Consolidation test apparatus as above but three-gang model mounted on a single frame. Rs. 71000/-