SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1970

Suggested Method for Capillary Wetting of Soils Specimens (Compacted and Undisturbed)


This method covers a procedure for raising the moisture content to achieve capillary saturation of soils or soil-bound aggregate specimens either remolded or procured from in-place sampling.

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Hunt, JE
Soils Laboratory, Texas Water Development Board, Austin, Tex.
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 192–197
DOI: 10.1520/STP38504S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5570-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0051-0