SOIL TESTING

PLATE BEARING TEST
IS : 1888-1962
BHI-CSC-426

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This is for estimating the bearing capacity of shallow foundations in situ and for the design of flexible pavement. In the test procedure a steel plate is subjected to gradually maximum bearing capacity is noted as that load at which the plate starts sinking rapidly.
Specifications: The bZI c outfit consists of : 50 Tonne Hydraulic jack with separated pumping unit fixed to it a 0-005KN. X 0.5KN.
Special ball and socket arrangement between the jack and the bearing palte 1 No.
Magnetic base with female thread on top for holding extension rod 4 Nos.
Column 15cm. Dia x 50mm long with flanges complete with four bolts and nuts 2 Nos.
Column 15cm. Dia x 50cm long with flanges complete with four bolts and nuts 1 Nos.
Plane M.S. Plate 60cms. Square x 25mm thick.
Plane M.S. Plate 45cms x 45cms square x 25mm thick
Plane M.S. Plate 30cms x 30cms square x 25mm thick
Note : 1. When plates of size more than 30cm.sq. are used, in order to prevent diflections of the edge. A series of smaller plates are advised to be placed concentrically on the bottom plate.
2. flexible rubber pipe 1 mtr. Length can be supplied for the hydraulic jack in place of metal pipe at extra cost.

 

 



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