Sand & Gravel Permeameter ASTM/AASHTO

Karol Warner

$ 950.49 
Item #: PE-4502

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Sand & Gravel Permeameter

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  • Permeability in sands and gravels can help determine the drainage and porosity characteristics of materials

  • This information aids in asphalt pavement design and placement

  • The Permeameter conforms to ASTM D2434 for determining permeability of soils, sands & gravels by the constant head method

  • Required equipment consists of a Permeameter, and a manometer panel to measure the flow-rate of water, a constant head tank to provide the water source, along with a stopwatch

  • The inside of the cylinder at each port is machined out & lined with a #100 mesh stainless steel screen to prevent outward migration of fines during the test

  • A spring inside the top is used to apply between 5-10 pounds of force against the top sample porous stone or screen preventing material density changes during the test