Hydrometer Analysis of Soils Test Equipment

Hydrometer analysis of soil is widely used in the testing the distribution of soil particle sizes. Testing is performed with specific products and required sedimentation methods to determine silt and clay fractions. 


Sodium Hexametaphosphate

Sodium Hexametaphosphate

Starting at $8.50
Models: SA-20, SA-20C
Dispersion Cup
Model: SA-16
Soil Dispersion Mixer

Soil Dispersion Mixer

Starting at $430.50
Models: SA-14, SA-14F
Clearance, Sedimentation Cylinder
Model: SA-5CLClearance Details:
  • New - manufacturing defect
  • Doesn't meet the height requirement for ASTM or AASHTO standards
Sedimentation Cylinder
Model: SA-5
Soil Hydrometers

Soil Hydrometers

Starting at $24.00
Models: SA-1, SA-2
Constant Temperature Bath

Constant Temperature Bath

Starting at $3,420.00
Models: SA-25, SA-25F
Hydrometer Analysis of Soils

The basic equipment needed for hydrometer analysis in conformance with ASTM D7928, ASTM D422, and AASHTO T 88 standards includes Stirring Apparatus, Soil Hydrometers, Hydrometer Sedimentation Cylinder, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, and a Constant Temperature Bath. Soil specimens are mixed in a solution of water and sodium hexametaphosphate.