VJ Tech’s SD - SWCC Testing
System is used to determine the influence of the stress state on the Soil Water Characteristic Curve (SWCC)
of a soil sample.
The Multi-Purpose Consolidation Cell
is fitted with the precision made 70 mm diameter UNSAT kit, one of 3 interchangeable testing kits specifically designed for this cell. This comes with a 1 Bar High Air Entry Disc as standard, but other capacities are available.
Vertical Load is applied using our Motorised Auto Multi-Purpose Frame and suction is generated using a Pro Pneumatic APC at the top of the sample and a Pro Hydraulic APC at the base, thus applying the axis-translation technique
Both drying and wetting SWCCs can be determined, allowing hysteresis to be studied.
The Test is controlled using our Clisp Studio SD-SWCC Software Module, which has easy test setup and configuration and facilities for data export to Excel.