The apparatus comprise of a slump cone with handles made of mild steel sheet, a chrome plated steel tamping rod of 16 mm diameter X 600 mm long, rounded off at one end, with a scale marked on it and a steel base plate with a carrying handle.
The mould for the test specimen will be in the form of frustum of a cone having the following internal dimensions as follows.
The Cone is constructed of metal of at least 1.6 mm thickness and the top and bottom are open and at right angles to the axis of the cone. The mould have a smooth internal surface and provided with suitable foot pieces to a base plate and also handles to facilitate lifting it from the moulded concrete test specimen in a vertical direction as required by the test. The base plate is provided with cleats & swivel handle.