Complete cell assembly features stainless steel construction and self-trimming cutter ring. Cutter ring rests inside clamping ring on lower porous stone, which is larger than the sample. The top porous stone and loading pad rest on the sample. The assembly is fixed on the cell base and enclosed within an acrylic cylinder open to the atmosphere, which permits saturation of the sample. The cell comes complete with all the parts illustrated in the drawing below.
The Fixed Ring Consolidation Cell supports the following standards: ASTM D2435, ASTM D4546, AASHTO: T216, BS: 1377:5