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.
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.
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.
rubber pipe 1 mtr. Length can be supplied for the hydraulic jack in place of metal
pipe at extra cost.