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  • Sieve Analysis of Coarse Aggregate: From the Field to the Lab (Part 3)

    ... ) and mechanically shaken for a designated period of time. After shaking is complete, the operator weighs the material retained on each of the sieves using one of two methods:Cumulative method – Each sieve fraction ...

  • Sieve Analysis of Coarse Aggregate: From the Field to the Lab (Part 2)

    ... the introduction of variability during handling. In some cases, a few particles on a sieve might affect a gradation enough to alter an interpretation of the field sample and consequently the entire ...

  • Sieve Analysis of Coarse Aggregate: From the Field to the Lab (Part 1)

    ... series will cover sieve analysis of coarse aggregate, beginning from gathering samples at a job site, to preparing the samples and testing them in the lab. In Part 1, we’ll highlight tips for proper ...

  • Sieve Reverification FAQ’s

    ... . Material and usage will affect the recommended in-use sieve reverification schedule. Contact us for a suggestion.How do I ship my sieves to you?Begin by contacting us at sieveservices@gilsonco.com ...

  • Reference Materials for Test Sieves: Performance Testing for Quality

    ... and measurement of Inspection Grade or Calibration Grade test sieves is the only way to directly verify that opening sizes and wire diameters conform to published standards such as ASTM E11 or ISO 565. Sieve ...

  • Selecting the Right Test Sieve for Non-Conventional Use

    ... to take into account, such as:Level of precision requiredFragility of the sampleSample composition: fine granular or powder, or bulky and hardWhich test sieves work best with which Sieve Testing ...

  • An Expert Guide to Selecting a Sieve Shaker

    ... . Non-Tapping Mechanical Sieve Shakers are often more affordable and may be sufficient for free-flowing materials that are easily sieved and coarser than #200 (75µm).When should I use it? Use a Tapping ...

  • Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your Test Sieves

    ... negatively affect the accuracy of the sieve.Don't brush sieves finer than 45 µm (#325). Instead, you should immerse them in an ultrasonic bath to clean them.Don't continue to use a test sieve ...

  • A Guide to Acing the Sieve Grade Selection Process

    ... Ongoing refinements to the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) Standard E11 have resulted in more precise definitions of a sieve’s reliability and accuracy.  While sieves come in a variety ...

  • Wet Sieving: A Practical Guide

    ... is performed to determine a fraction retained on a sieve or sieves, or it is a method of sample preparation that allows a later particle size analysis to be performed more easily or accurately. The procedures ...