A self-contained consolidometer used to conduct swell expansion tests on soil specimens. Set includes: stainless steel base/acrylic ring device with adjustable, dial indicator standard and bracket, a compaction specimen ring, top and bottom porous stones and a 60 psf stainless steel loading weight. Consolidometer can also be used with cutting ring, listed below, instead of supplied compaction ring for use in acquiring samples from undisturbed Shelby tube samples. A dial indicator is necessary for this test. Alternative loading weights are also available, please enquire.