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Liquid Limit Device




Sub Category:

Soil Index Properties, Liquid Limit

Product Group:

Hand-Operated Liquid Limit Devices

Grooving Tools ASTM type; plastic; pkg. of 10 (included).
ASTM D4318 Yes
Description Liquid Limit Device



Cup Spun brass; pin and slot mounting.
Base Molded hard rubber.
Cam Molded, self-lubricating plastic.
Counter Not Included
Grooving Tools ASTM type; plastic; pkg. of 10 (included).
Weight Net 5-1/4 lbs. (3.6 kg).

Model EI24-0437 shown. Optional Grooving tool (EI24-0461) required to meet AASHTO specifications; not included, order separately

ASTM Plastic Grooving Tools


truction — won’t rust. Precision-moulded to conform to ASTM standards. 1 cm gage block located at end of handle. The Plastic Grooving Tool is used to control the width of the soil groove in the liquid limit cup. With traditional metal grooving tools, the cups get scratched; the costly metal tools get worn, giving inaccurate test results.

Brass Cup


Motorized Liquid Limit Device


Motorized for greater uniformity of test procedure. Mechanical counter automatically records number of cup drops. Includes ten precision molded Plastic ASTM Grooving Tools. Optional Grooving Tool available for testing to AASHTO standards. The Motorized Liquid Limit Device eliminates many human variables in classification testing. It allows the operator to more closely duplicate test results on the same soil.The unit incorporates a totally enclosed gear motor system which drives the liquid limit device and mechanical counter assembly. Supplied complete with ASTM Grooving Tools, the Motorized Liquid Limit Device is ideal for use in any soils laboratory.