For Testing Aggregates for Resistance to Abrasion.
It consists of a disc rotating about a shaft connected to a reduction gear box coupled to a motor. The disc rotates at 28-30 RPM. Under the rotating disc is a tray with an outlet to facilitate the removal of sand. Two Conical Hoppers are mounted on a bracket fixed to the circular tray. An arrangement is made for start and stop the flow of sand. Two containers with weights are supplied to keep the specimens pressed against the rotating disc. Suitable for operation on 220 V, 50 cycles, A.C. Supply.