Universal Motion Inc
about
About
About our Company

Much more than just selling equipment, UMI desires to meet the needs of its customers. With this purpose in mind, UMI does its best to understand their problems and present the maximum number possible of solutions.UMI staff is highly concerned about the equipment application, norms and procedures to be followed, types of tests, operation of machine etc., in order to guarantee its customers' satisfaction with equipment and services.

Swell Pressure

UMI - 149
Swell Test Apparatus

It is designed to determine the swelling pressure developed by soil specimens moulded to desired densities at known moisture contents, when soaked in water. The load applied to restrain the swelling is transferred to a load measuring proving ring through a perforated swell plate and a load transfer bar. The proving ring is attached to the lead screw of hand operated load frame. A soaking tank is provided for saturating the specimen and the base of the mould has channels and radial grooves with connecting holes.
It consists one each of :
Soil Testing Equipment: Swell Pressure

  • Load Frame, Hand operated,Capacity 50 kN (5,000kgf)
  • Mould, 100 mm dia x 127.3 mm height (1,000 ml volume) with base plate and collar
  • Proving Ring, with integral boss, high sensitivity 2.5 kN (250 kgf) capacity
  • Dial Gauge, 25 mm travel, 0.01 mm least count
  • Perforated Swell Plate, 100 mm dia x 16 mm thick
  • Spacer, 100 mm dia x 12.7 mm thick
  • Pair of Porous Stones, 100 mm dia x 12.7 mm thick
  • Load Transfer Bar
  • Steel Ball
  • Soaking Tank, 250 mm dia x 210 mm high