STANDARDS: ASTM D2573
Used to determine the shear strength of undrained (CU) cohesive soft soils, to ﬁrm non-ﬁssured soils on site.
The vane is inserted into the soil for 60 mm approx., and the max. torque value is measured on a collar attached to the shaft.
Field Inspection Vane Tester is supplied complete T-handle cylindrical body where a torsional spring is housed, three vanes (16 x 32, 20 x 40 and 25.4 x 50.8 mm), used depending to the expected strength of the soil to be tested, 500 mm long extension rod, tools and carrying case.