Sand equivalent test

The sand equivalent test quantifies the relative abundance of sand versus clay in soil. The test is used to qualify aggregates for applications where sand is desirable but fines and dust are not. A higher sand equivalent value indicates that there is less clay‐like material in a sample. Our soil laboratory software “CiviLab” facilitates the data processing of this test and reduces the time required, also CiviLab allows you to provide high quality reports and archive them properly.

For the sand equivalent test, CiviLab supports the following standards:

  • ASTM D2419;
  • BS EN 933-8;
  • NA 455;
  • NF EN 933-8.

In the Sand equivalent test you can use CiviLab to:

  • Calculate the sand equivalent (SE) ;
  • Save and print results appropriately;
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