Preparation of undisturbed samples for testing part apparatus common to all procedures to BS1377 part 1/8.2

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 1 - additional items may be required, please refer to the standard


Part NoDescriptionQty
MH553 Trimming Knife with flexible polished steel blade 1
MH552 Solid Carbon Steel Scalpel 1
MH540 Spatula/Palette Knife 100mm 1
SL040 Hand Operated Soil Lathe 1
SL040/1 Wire Saw 1
MH163 500mm / 20" Hand Saw 1
MH550 300mm Straight Edge Trimming Blade 1
CN014 Ruler Stainless Steel 300MM 1
MH586 Tray 400 x 400 x 75mm deep 1
CL001 Vernier Caliper 0 to 150mm 1
SL201 Glass Limit Plate 1
MH800 Wax Melting Pot, 20 to 90 degrees C 1
MH820 Wax Ladle 1
MH825 Wax Brush 1
CH175 Paraffin Wax 1

Also required but not part of basic set - dependant on test

BS1377-1/8.3 cylindrical specimen direct from sampling tube
BS1377-1/8.4 cylindrical specimen of smaller diameter than sampling tube
BS1377-1/8.5 cylindrical specimen of smaller diameter than sampling tube
BS1377-1/8.7 disc or square specimen from block sample