Sand Cone Apparatus Set, 4.5" (114mm)
- Supports the following standards: ASTM D1556, AASHTO T191
The 4.5" sand cone apparatus can be used when it is desired to collect a smaller sample or when gathering a sample is difficult due to extremely hard compacted soil. The cone also determines the in-place density of soils having a maximum particle size of up to 2" (51mm) using test hole volumes of approximately 0.1ft3 (2.8L). The set is comprised of a 1-gal. (3.79L) threaded plastic jar; a detachable double cone, which is threaded on one end for attaching the threaded plastic jar; and, has a 4.5" (114mm) dia. flanged opening on the other, which fits the opening of the H-4249P sand cone plate. (order separately). The cone has a brass cylindrical valve with a 0.5" (12.7mm) dia. orifice and stops that prevent the valve from rotating past the completely open or completely closed positions.