Sand content test method of bentonite
Test standard : IS 6186:1986
- 75 microns IS Sieve
- Weighing balance
- High speed stirrer
Test procedure for Sand content test of Bentonite
- Take 50 g sample and prepare a homogenous suspension in tap water with the aid of high speed stirrer.
- Filter the suspension through a 75-micron IS Sieve.
- wash the residue on the sieve by moderate stream of water, until no more residue passes through it.
- Dry the residue and weigh (W)
Sand content (%) by mass = W X 2
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