SAND POURING CYLINDER IS ; 2720(Part XXVIII) – 1966. This apparatus is used for the in place determination, of the dry density of compact, fine and medium grained soils and for layers not exceeding 50cm thickness. Specifications: The complete apparatus consists one each of : Small sand pouring cylinder, 3 liter capacity , fitted with conical funnel and shutter. Cylinder calibrating container, internal dia 10cm and internal depth 15cm, fitted with a flange, metal tray, 30cm square and 4cm deep with a 10cm dia hole in the center. Accessories : Metal tray, 30cm square and 4cm deep without hole. Test forms pad of 50. Note: Sand pouring cylinder largee as per IS 2720(P-XXVIII) also available.