THE COOPER UNION SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY

Appendix A - TABLE OF TARE WEIGHTS*

* All weighing as performed in Junel of 1996. All glassware weighing 300 grams or less were weighed on an electronic top-loading balance, anything more then 300 grams was weighed on a triple beam balance. All tare weights are in grams.

Jump To:    I. Evaporating Dishes    II. Watch Glasses     III. Beakers    IV. Crystalizing Dishes    V. Volumetric Flasks

VI. Compaction Molds     VII. Consolidation Rings    VIII. Stainless Steel Pans    IX. Sieve Pans

Available Sieves

I. EVAPORATING DISHES

250 ml Capacity

#

gm

101

138.35

102

150.24

104

134.04

105

140.38

106

141.27

108

143.86

110

133.92

111

135.24

112

133.96

113

134.11

118

135.03

120

129.40

385 ml Capacity

#

gm

201

179.36

203

209.35

204

208.03

205

217.08

206

209.10

208

223.74

209

215.14

210

216.80

211

208.61

212

209.96

213

216.77

214

209.08

215

230.59

216

226.33

217

221.35

218

251.35

1285 ml Capacity

#

gm

301

448.50

302

510.15

303

426.20

306

491.65

II. WATCH GLASSES

75mm Diameter

#

gm

102

27.57

104

27.56

105

27.59

107

27.60

108

27.55

111

27.68

115

27.72

116

27.68

117

27.69

118

27.65

119

27.66

120

27.72

122

27.59

124

27.62

127

27.63

129

27.61

130

27.69

134

27.58

135

27.63

136

27.61

137

27.54

138

27.58

139

27.66

75mm Diameter (cont)

#

gm

141

27.66

142

27.57

145

27.68

146

27.62

147

27.66

148

27.55

200

27.62

201

27.70

204

27.58

205

27.57

206

27.59

209

27.63

210

27.54

211

27.58

212

27.72

214

27.62

215

27.73

216

27.68

217

27.61

218

27.56

219

27.57

221

27.62

222

27.67

100 mm Diameter

#

gm

201

45.26

202

45.29

203

45.24

204

45.35

205

45.26

206

45.22

207

45.27

208

45.29

209

45.25

210

45.29

211

45.25

212

45.30

664

38.48

125mm Diameter

#

gm

301

89.49

302

89.96

303

91.34

304

90.07

306

91.49

307

90.21

308

92.00

309

90.38

310

91.02

311

90.98

312

89.93

313

89.07

314

91.89

315

88.70

316

90.55

317

91.50

318

88.80

III. BEAKERS

100 ml Capacity

#

gm

101

49.48

104

48.31

105

49.21

250 ml Capacity

#

gm

202

98.58

203

103.35

204

100.21

205

94.09

250

101.53

251

106.53

400 ml Capacity

#

gm

301

152.76

302

152.37

303

155.97

305

150.31

306

150.23

307

144.88

308

149.29

600 ml Capacity

#

gm

401

194.78

403

190.93

405

193.06

406

192.08

1000 ml Capacity

#

gm

603

280.40

605

272.50

607

273.31

608

267.68

609

267.03

610

269.51

IV. Crystallizing Dishes

70 mm Daimeter

#

gm

101

43.71

102

44.20

105

45.76

106

47.00

107

43.23

108

47.04

109

45.69

110

44.11

111

41.81

112

43.08

113

47.93

115

48.91

117

45.37

118

43.87

120

43.66

122

45.61

124

47.25

125

60.79

#

gm

127

58.63

128

57.76

129

57.18

138

56.92

139

57.79

140

56.42

142

59.62

143

58.18

144

58.13

145

57.51

146

57.90

147

54.83

148

56.35

200

57.08

201

58.26

203

58.91

204

56.13

#

gm

205

60.08

206

59.86

207

60.00

208

60.63

209

57.37

210

57.05

211

56.45

212

57.27

215

61.10

217

61.10

218

62.45

219

54.85

220

59.21

221

58.01

222

57.03

223

58.10

V. VOLUMETRIC FLASKS VI. COMPACTION MOLDS VII. CONSOLIDATION RINGS
500 ml - (with stopper) (without collar)

#

gm

10

188.59

13

185.39

15

194.19

17

185.38

#

gm

01

4331

02

4330

03

4331

04

4371

05

4358

#

gm

01

522.4

02

525.0

03

532.2

04

533.7

05

516.7

VIII. STAINLESS STEEL PANS IX. SIEVE PANS

#

gm

10

816

11

802

12

752

20

912

21

893

22

920

30

1214

31

1186

32

1159

40

1259

42

1253

43

1253

44

1262

#

gm

01

382.5

03

384.5

04

383.5

05

386.0

06

385.0

08

543.7

09

330.7

10

327.3

11

320.0

12

534.0

13

284.8

14

327.0

15

385.3

 

Sieves In The Soils Laboratory

Sieve Designation Sieve Opening Quantity
  mm. in.  
2 1/2 inch 63.0 2.50 1
2 inch 50.0 2.00 1
1 1/2 inch 37.5 1.50 1
1 inch 25.4 1.00 5
3/4 inch 19.0 0.750 4
1/2 inch 12.5 0.500 3
3/8 inch 9.51 0.375 6
No. 3 6.68 0.263 1
No. 4 4.76 0.187 7
No. 8 2.38 0.0937 4
No. 10 2.00 0.0787 7
No. 12 1.68 0.0661 1
No. 16 1.19 0.0469 4
No. 20 0.841 0.0331 4
No. 30 0.595 0.0234 6
No. 40 0.420 0.0165 5
No. 50 0.297 0.0117 5
No. 60 0.250 0.0098 4
No. 70 0.210 0.0083 1
No. 80 0.177 0.0070 2
No. 100 0.149 0.0059 9
No. 200 0.074 0.0029 7