HOW TO REDUCE SAMPLE OF FINE AGGREGATE USING MINIATURE STOCKPILE METHOD?

short stock method

When the material is in moist or moist conditions, the short storage method is used to reduce all samples of fine aggregates. If the sample to be split is dry, it is necessary to moisten the material before using this method.

Minimize the sample precisely by using the short stockpile method.
Minimize the sample precisely by using the short stockpile method.

Process

  1. Place the original sample on a clean, dry plate or other hard, smooth, non-absorbent surface.
  2. Using a trowel or other suitable tool, flip the entire sample three times.
  3. Shape the ingredients into conical piles.
  4. With a spoon or small trowel, randomly take at least five small portions of material around the pile and a third of the way up to the cone until the required sample is obtained.

Er. Mukesh Kumar

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Er. Mukesh Kumar is Editor in Chief and Co-Funder at ProCivilEngineer.com Civil Engineering Website. Mukesh Kumar is a Bachelor in Civil Engineering From MIT. He has work experience in Highway Construction, Bridge Construction, Railway Steel Girder work, Under box culvert construction, Retaining wall construction. He was a lecturer in a Engineering college for more than 6 years.