Lab Services: Geosynthetic testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Fluid Loss of Clay Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

Reference Number

ASTM D5891

Material

Geosynthetic Clay Liner

Test Property

Fluid loss

Description of Test

This test method enables the evaluation of fluid loss properties of a clay mineral film deposited on a filter paper form a 6% solids slurry of clay mineral at 100 psi pressure as a measure of its usefulness for permeability or hydraulic conductivity reduction in geosynthetic clay liners (GCL).

Preferred Test Sample Size

1' x 1'

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

22.5 grams

Keywords

fluid, loss

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