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Base Permeability Tube VBP

Base Permeability Tube VBP


  • 1.1 General information

    The equipment consists of a specimen tube with two base permeability screens. Each screen is specially manufactured having fine mesh at one side and course at the other side.

  • 1.2 General Usage

    To determine the base permeability of raw sand. Base permeability is the permeability of packed dry sand containing clay, moisture or other bonding substances.

  • 1.3 Product Data

    Product Name:

    Base Permeability Tube

    Product Code:


    Order Reference Code:


    Electrical Supply Required:

    Not Required

    Electrical Plug:

    Not Applicable

    Typical Maximum Current:

    Not Applicable

    Compressed air Supply:

    Not Required (Required for base equipment VPD I)


    Not Applicable


    70x70x125mm (WXBXH)

    Packing Dimensions:

    100x100x170mm (WXBXH) Typical

    Net Weight:

    Approximately 0.9 kg

    Gross Weight:

    Approximately 1.2 kg


    Factory Default

    Measuring Range:

    Not Applicable

    Traceable to:

    Manufacturers Standards

    Least Count:

    Not Applicable

    Specimen Requirements:

    Not Required


    Operating Temperature:

    0-50 degree Celsius

    Testing Standards:

    BIS: Standard

    AFS: Optional

    Calibration Frequency:

    1250 nos. of Testing Cycles or Once in Year

  • 2.1 Scope of supply

    • Base permeability tube.
    • Mesh cup – 02 Nos.
    • Instruction manual.
  • 3.1 Recommended pre-requisite equipment

    Digital Permeability Meter VPD I or

    Digital Permeability Meter VPD II or

    Digital Permeability Meter VPD  or

    Permeability Meter VP

    Specimen preparation equipment to make a standard AFS or Metric Compression specimen.

  • 4.1 Recommended Calibration kits


  • 4.2 Recommended attachments


  • 4.3 Alternative equipment


  • 5.1 Consumables

    Assy. Mesh cup 50mm VBP (Part # V4500342)

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