As Per IS 2720 (P-XXVIII) BS 1377-9
The soil testing equipment is used for determination of the dry density of compact, fine, medium grained soils and for layers not exceeding 50cm thickness. A circular hole is dug into the ground, all the soil from within it collected, weighed and dried, and the hole back filled with a standard uniform sand or fine gravel, poured from a calibrated container for calculating the volume of hole. The complete apparatus consists of a Sand Pouring Cylinder fitted with Conical funnel and Shutter, Cylindrical Calibration Container, and a Metal tray with a central hole.
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