clay content

clay content

Of a heterogeneous material such as soil or a natural concrete aggregate, the percentage of clay by weight.
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2009) found positive relationships between SOC and silt + clay content in different layers, but noted that the textural control of SOC varied predictably with depth.
Decrease in gel fraction (GF) with increasing clay content was observed by Kong et al.
Almost all wells were logged using a standard set of methods: natural gamma-ray, resistivity and self-potential methods, therefore additional clay content distribution analysis in cross sections was added into the current study.
The negative correlation between the sand and carbonate content indicated that by increasing sand and calcium carbonate, the surface area for water retention decreasing but water content was increased with increasing clay content.
The degree of mulling, sand to metal ratio, clay content, compactability range and additive type affect green compression strength.
The changes centre around reducing the clay content with the overall aim of providing a grippier, looser track to produce fast racing on a uniform surface.
For each sampling point, the reflectance of the eight bands of the ASTER sensor were correlated with data from the laboratory analysis such that each of the 184 points were related to a value of the clay content (texture), CEC, OM, V% and total iron.
Normally, land that has high clay content will need to be irrigated and fertilized less than an area with sandier soil.
All figures have been made of more than 600 tons of plain sand with high clay content.
Second, it was also very important that they are made aware of the clay content used for preparing pitches so that uniform pitches are made across the country.
As far as the film's clay content, it can range from 0 wt.
One quarter of the core will be subjected to metallurgical separation techniques undertaken at the University of Idaho to determine the total clay content as well as the individual halloysite and kaolinite contents.