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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 44 (1974)No. 2. (June), Pages 583-588

A Settling Tube For Sand-size Analysis

Ronald J. Gibbs


An accurate and precise settling tube is described having an inside diameter of 12 cm and a settling distance of 140 cm or more. It has three options for data handling: (1) recording data on a strip chart recorder; (2) recording data on punched paper Previous HittapeTop; and (3) utilizing a dedicated mini-computer to handle the data.

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