Shear strength triaxial effective stress 50mm sample to BS1377 part 8/50mm

This set of equipment has been put together to list what is necessary to carry out the test using the method described in BS1377 part 8 - additional items may be required, please refer to the standard


Part NoDescriptionQty
SL505 50kN Triaxial Load Frame - Digital with fully variable speed limit 1
SL232 5kN Load Ring with clamped boss and dial gauge 1
MH125 Dial Gauge 25mm travel x 0.01mm - clockwise 1
SL656 Twin Volume Change Apparatus 1
SL735 1000 kPa Pressure Transducer 1
SL738 De-Airing Block 1
SL701 4 Channel Digital Display 1
SL729 Transducer Adaptor Bracket for 50mm triaxial cell ram 1
SL525 Triaxial Cell for 50mm diameter samples and pressures up to 1700kPa 1
SL560 50mm Top Cap with drainage lead and blanking plug 1
SL561 50mm Base Pedestal drilled for both bottom drainage and pore water pressure measurement 1
SL562 50mm Base Disc for undrained tests 1
SL563 50mm Porous Disc for drained tests (2 required per test) 2
SL564 50mm Membranes (pack of 10) 1
SL565 50mm O Rings (pack of 10) 1
SL566 50mm Membrane Stretcher suction device 1
SL567 50mm 2 Part Split Mould for cohesive soils and undisturbed samples 1
SL568 50mm 3 Part Split Former for non-cohesive soils, sands and disturbed samples 1
SL569 50mm Filter Drains (pack of 50) 1
SL492 50mm O Ring Placing Tool 1

Also required but not part of basic set

BS1377-8/AR De-aired water, volume change, pore pressure & pressure systems to BS1377 part 8 clause 3.3