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I don't have my soils text here with me.  I think with a nuclear density
meter, something about the size of the rocks makes the test inaccurate.
I'll look for something this weekend.

Conrad

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alden Manipula, E.I.T." <amanipula(--nospam--at)novagroupinc.net>
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Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 12:13 PM
Subject: RE: Compaction tests


> It's fill behind a small retaining wall.  Can you explain to me why it
isn't
> possible.  Thanks.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conrad Guymon [mailto:conrad(--nospam--at)karren.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 10:59 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Compaction tests
>
>
> Are you talking about structural fill or a free-draining gravel fill?
They
> are not the same.  If you are talking about a gravel fill, the soils
> engineer is correct.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alden Manipula, E.I.T." <amanipula(--nospam--at)novagroupinc.net>
> To: "SEAINT Listserve" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 11:11 AM
> Subject: Compaction tests
>
>
> > I just had a soils engineer claim that he couldn't test 3/4" clean
> granular
> > fill with his nuke gauge.  Is this a correct statment?
> >
> > Alden Manipula
> >
> >
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