Also has some manufacturing defects, and can have sharp edges. If gate does not close enough tight or is too tight, it can be dealt with by some adjustments or padding between lever and gate. One is square for keeping the liquid. Its size is about three inches by three inches.The other chamber is about nine and a half inches long graduated inside and both the chambers are separated with a gate. This long chamber is have a taper at the end. At the end two level screws are there for leveling the consistometer. At the front a spirit level is fixed.