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Shrinkage Limit Set


When the water content of a fine-grained cohesive soil is reduced below the plastic limit, shrinkage of the soil mass continues until the shrinkage limit is reached. This method of test covers the determination of the shrinkage limit, shrinkage ratio, volumetric shrinkage and linear shrinkage.


  • ASTM D427
  • AASHTO T92
  • UNE 103-108
  • UNI 10014

The Shrinkage Limit Test Set is supplied complete with:

  • Prong Plate
  • Moisture Content Tin with Lid, aluminum, Ø:45 mm x 10 mm, 2 pcs.
  • Moisture Content Tin with Lid, aluminum, Ø:55 mm x 35 mm
  • Porcelain Dish, 120mm dia.
  • Spatula, 120 mm
  • Graduated Glass Cylinder, 25 ml
  • Carrying Case


Technical specifications are subject to change without notice.

Dimensions mm (W x D x H) 340 x 290 x 90
Weight (approx.) Kg 1.5