The ASTM Metal Grooving Tool and Gauge Block is used with Atterberg Limits Testing in determining when a soil’s water content is at the point when the soil changes from a liquid to a plastic state. Grooving Tools are used with a Liquid Limit Machine to determine the liquid limits of the fine-grained portion of a soil sample.
The ASTM Metal Grooving Tool and Gauge Block meets ASTM D4318 specifications and includes a gauge block used to adjust the height of drop.
- Meets ASTM or AASHTO standards in Atterberg Limits Testing
- Can be used with motorized or hand-cranked Liquid Limits Machines
Meets Test Method:
ASTM D 4318