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Test Method Title

Standard Method of Test for Thin-Walled Tube Sampling of Soils

Reference Number

AASHTO T 207

Material

Field Soil

Test Property

Sampling

Description of Test

This method covers a procedure for using a thin-walled metal tube to recover relatively undisturbed soil samples suitable for laboratory tests of structural properties. Thin-walled tubes used in piston, plug, or rotary-type samplers, such as the Denison or Pitcher, must comply with portions of this practice which describe the thin-walled tubes.

Preferred Test Sample Size

2.87 diameter x 3 ft Shelby tube

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

n/a

Keywords

Sampling, soil exploration, undisturbed

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