Shrinkage Limit Test
The test gives the minimum moisture content at which the soil ceases to shrink on drying. It is performed as per IS:10077, IS:2720 (Part VI)
Shrinkage Limit Apparatus
The apparatus conforms to IS:10077, and the test is performed as per IS:2720 (Part VI). The set consists of :-
- 75mm square Prong Plate made of 3mm thick acrylic sheet with three metal prongs.
- 75mm square Plain Plate made of 3mm thick acrylic sheet.
- Stainless Steel Shrinkage Dish 45mm in dia, 15mm deep.
- Glass cup with ground edge, 50mm to 55mm dia, 25mm deep.
- Flexible Spatula with 80mm long, 20mm wide blade.