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Plate Bearing Test Apparatus
IS : 1888-1962

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 Plate Bearing Test apparatus outfit consists of :
  • Hand Operated Hydraulic Jack, Capacity 500KN (50,000kgf) 1Nos
  • Hydraulic Hand Operated Pump with 200mm Dia Load Gauge capacity 500 KN (50.000kgf) – 1Nos
  • High Pressure Flexible Metallic Pipe 5Meter Long - 1Nos
  • Ball and socket arrangement Consisting of two steel plates, with one steel ball in - between the plate -1 Nos.
  • Extension rod 12mm. Dia x 25 cm. Long for taking dial gauge readings – 16 Nos.
  • Magnetic base with female thread on top for holding extension rod - 4 Nos.
  • Top end plate, 50mm dia with male thread for fitting onto the extension rods and positioning the dial gauge plunger – 4 Nos.
  • Column 15cm. Dia x 25mm 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.
  • Bridge support (Datum bar) light weight, portable. Total span 5m height approx. 30cm. mounted on two removable legs.(it is made in two parts provision exists for Datum Bar of 2.5m span to be used, A spare leg is provided for the purpose Complete with two quick release clamps for positioning and holding the dial bracket – 2 Nos.
  • Spikes – 10Nos
  • Dial Gauge 0.01mm x 25mm – 4 Nos.
  • Plane M.S. Plate 30cms x 30cms square x 25mm thick