Kimble 20023 KIMAX Glass Soil Testing Cylinders are Calibrated "To Contain". They are used in measuring particle size distribution in soil suspensions by means of a hydrometer (ASTM D422 and AASHTO T88). While the 1205 mL size is not specified in this method, it is useful in certain special cases. Both sizes have a round base, approximately 107 mm in diameter, to fit into the metal baths in generally used for this work. The 1000 mL may also be used in pipet methods of mechanical analysis of soils. Scale is durable white ceramic enamel.