Consolidation Apparatus – Single Gang

Consolidation Apparatus – Single Gang

Standard: IS 2720 (PART XV)

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Consolidation of clay deposit leads to distress in buildings such as cracks and failures. Consolidation is a reduction of the volume of soil due to the expulsion of water from its pore space caused by sustained loading. This phenomenon is time-dependent. The one-dimensional consolidation test performed on an undisturbed sample of clay is useful for understanding the history of the soil deposit. The test results can be used for calculating the settlement of structures built on clayey soil.


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Consolidation of clay deposit leads to distress in buildings such as cracks and failures. Consolidation is reduction of volume of soil due to expulsion of water from its pore space caused by sustained loading. This phenomenon is time dependent. The one dimensional consolidation test performed on an undisturbed sample of clay is useful for understanding the history of the soil deposit. The test results can be used for calculating the settlement of structures built on clayey soil.

Standard Hansa Consolidation Apparatus comprises the following items. Loading unit, maximum capacity 20kg/cm2. Having a loading yoke connected to a lever arm with a counterbalancing adjustment and having a lever ratio of 1:1 the whole assembly being mounted on a sturdy steel frame stand. The loading unit is so designed that it can be used for consolidation cells of different diameters as well as different dia floating ring type consolidation cells. Fixed ring type Consolidometer (Odometer) cell assembly for testing 60mm dia x 20mm thick specimen comprising: Fixed ring for specimens 60mm dia x 20mm thick with guide ring. Top and bottom porous stones for 60mm dia specimen. Perforated pressure pad, channelled base with water inlet and gasket Flanged water jacket, water reservoir with plastic tube and pinchcock. Set of weights to give a pressure of 10kg/cm.sq. On 60mm dia specimen, comprising: 7 nos. 0.05 kg/cm2, 5nos. 0.1 kg/cm2, 6nos. 0.5kg/cm2, and 5 nos. 1.0 kg/cm2.
The consolidation apparatus single gang satisfies all the norms of IS, ASTM & BS Standards

Accessories

  • Dial gauge 0.002 mm x 5mm. Extension piece, 40 mm long, consolidation test forms pad of 50 for one-dimensional consolidation.
  • Note: Consolidation Apparatus Three Gang is also available
  • Warranty: Hansa Consolidation Apparatus single gang comes with 1 year of the standard warranty

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