Civil Engineering Equipment and testing


civil engineering laboratory equipments and their uses


civil lab equipment

By Vishwa Mitra Rai

Tools and equipment are two words that are often used synonymously, mainly due to the similarities of their meanings. … A tool can be any item that is used to achieve a goal. Equipment usually denotes a set of tools that are used to achieve a specific objective. • A tool can be non-mechanical as well.

Top 10 hand tools for every tool box
  • Hammers: I have two hammers, a metal Engineer’s type and a Nylon mallet. …
  • Crowbar – Nail-Puller: This is a very handy tool when pulling out nails from wood. …
  • Pliers: One needs nippy handy tools such as pliers for several odd jobs around the house.
  • Classifications of tools and equipment according to their uses:
    • Measuring tools.
    • Holding tools.
    • Cutting tools.
    • Driving tools.
    • Boring tools 6. Electrical equipment 7. Miscellaneous tools/instrument/equipment.
    • Civil engineering equipment for laboratory

Categories of hand tools include wrenches, pliers, cutters, files, striking tools, struck or hammered tools, screwdrivers, vises, clamps, snips, saws, drills, and knives. Outdoor tools such as garden forks, pruning shears, and rakes are additional forms of hand tools.

Vicat apparatus 2 Le – chateleir apparatus 3 Mould (50mm) 4 Gauging trowel 5 Slump test apparatus 6 Compaction factor apparatus 7 Mould (150mm) 8 Tamping rod. 9 EDI compression testing machine 2000 kn. & CTM 10 Flexure test attachment 11 Mortar mixture capacity 4.75 ltr. 12 High speed stirrer with dispersior cap. & baffle 13 Jaw crusher three phase 14 Vicat apparatus with dashpot 15 Le – chatelier mould 16 Le – chatelier flask 17 Extensibility mould 18 Vibrating table 19 Beam mould (100*100*500) (150*150*700) 20 Cylindrical mould (150*300) 21 Cement autoclave 22 Heat of hydration 23 Curing tank for 6/12 mould of 1.50/ 70.6mm 24 Mould steel for 70.6mm cutes 25 Air permeability apparatus 26 Aluminium box (373*273*160) 27 Modular heavy duty table (furniture) 35 Compression testing machine (1000 kn) electrically operated single gauge 36 Rebound hammer 37 Ultrasonic testing instruments 38 Vibration machine with butten digital timer 41 Sieve 200mm dia spun brass frame for grading of Fine and Course agreegate 42 Concrete mixer drum type 1 cu feet 43 Longitudinal compresso-meter for modulus of Elasticity 44 Drying shrinkage and moisture movement 45 Bulk density voids and bulking 46 Density basket 47 Crushing value apparatus 48 Permeability apparatus. Concrete lab equipment and testing instruments for building and construction in Civil engineering Sites.

S No. Name of the items 1 Liquid limit apparatus 2 Plastic limit apparatus 3 Balance (digital) 4 Oven 5 Hydrometer 6 Pycnometer 7 Motorised sieve shaker 8 Proving rings set 9 Metal tray 10 Poly carbonate beakers 25ml 11 Polycarbonate beakers 50ml 12 Polycarbonate beakers 100ml 13 Polycarbonate beakers 250ml 14 Polycarbonate beakers 500ml 15 Polycarbonate beakers 1000ml 16 Sieve(ISS Brass)20 cm dia. to10mm 38 micron, pan&cover 17 Triaxial outfit motorized (complete set) 18 Direct shear apparatus (complete set) 19 Cone penetrometer (set) 20 Lab. CBR apparatus (set) 21 Hydraulic sample ejector (complete set) 22 Speedy moisture meter 23 Compaction test apparatus 24 Proctor compaction apparatus 25 Sand pouring cylinder small 26 Specific gravity bottle 27 Standard penetration test (SPT) apparatus 28 Aluminium boxes 29 Load frame motorised 30 Measuring cylinders (25-1000ml capacity) 31 Universal automatic compactor 32 Electronic weighting balance (50kg) 33 Density bucket 34 IS Sieve set 20 cm dia, brass made, 10 mm -38 micron with pan & cover 35 IS Sieve set 45 cm dia, GI made, 125 mm -2.36mm & pan 36 Compaction rammer(light) 37 Sand pouring cylinder (large) 38 Sand pouring cylinder (small) 39 Relative density apparatus 40 Core drilling machine 41 Infrared moisture meter


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