ASTM D1556 • AASHTO T-191 • BS 1377-9
- Used to determine the in-situ density of the fine grain compacted soil. The test consists of making a hole in the compacted soil layer, filling it with known-density soil sample from the container (plastic jar/sand pouring cylinder), then measuring the soil weight along with the water content.
- Contains a sand cone and a base plate that has an opening designed for the cone to sit into. The set also contains a container (plastic jar/sand pouring cylinder) to be used during the test.