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Current Test

Description

File Type-Size

Aggregates

Sampling Coarse and Fine Aggregate

PDF-64.6KB

Materials Finer Than 75μm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregate by Washing

PDF-9.82KB

Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate

PDF-7.77KB

Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate

PDF-4.11KB

Resistance to Abrasion of Small Size Coarse Aggregate by Use of the Los Angeles Machine

PDF-38.5KB

Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

PDF-174KB

Determination of Acid Insoluble Material Retained on the 0.075mm (No. 200) Mesh Sieve

PDF-9.28KB

Carbonates and Organic Matter in Limerock, Cemented Coquina and Bank Run Shell

PDF-18.9KB

Sampling and Testing Rip-Rap Material

PDF-13.2KB

Shell Content of Coarse Aggregates

PDF-7.95KB

Making, Curing, and Testing Specimens of Draincrete for Edgedrains

PDF-63.8KB

Determining Percent by Weight of Schist, Phyllite or Shale in Coarse Aggregate

PDF-77KB

Bituminous Materials and Mixtures

Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate

PDF-107KB

Ductility of Bituminous Materials

PDF-4.07KB

Testing Emulsified Asphalt

PDF-73.3KB

Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Asphalt Specimens

PDF-27KB

Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures

PDF-80KB

Maximum Specific Gravity of Asphalt Paving Mixtures

PDF-159KB

Density of Soils and Bituminous Concrete Mixtures in Place by the Nuclear Method

PDF-144KB

Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixture to Moisture-Induced Damage

PDF-94KB

Recovery of Asphalt from Solution using the Rotavapor Apparatus

PDF-18.7KB

Laboratory Testing of the Effectiveness of Anti-Strip Additives

PDF-99.54KB

Measurement of Pavement Smoothness with the 15-foot(4.572-m) Rolling Straightedge

PDF-68.29KB

Reflux Extraction of Bitumen from Bituminous Paving Mixtures

PDF-10KB

Viscosity of Asphalt Rubber by Rotational (Dip-N-Read) Viscometer

PDF-53.3KB

Testing of Ground Tire Rubber

PDF-38KB

Quantitative Determination of Asphalt Content from Asphalt Paving Mixtures by the Ignition method

PDF-108KB

Measurement of Water Permeability of Compacted Asphalt Paving Mixtures

PDF-128KB

Determining the Optimum Asphalt Binder Content of an Open-Graded Friction Course Mixture Using the Pie Plate Method

PDF-164KB

Evaluation of Bearing Pads

PDF-38KB

Determining the Interlayer Bond Strength Between Asphalt Pavement Layers

PDF-167KB

Concrete

Water Retention by Concrete Curing Materials

PDF-10.9KB

Length Change of Hydraulic Cement Mortars Exposed to a sulfate Solution

PDF-28KB

Estimating the Strength of High Early Strength Concrete Using the Maturity Method

PDF-45KB

Initial Sampling of Concrete from Revolving Drum Truck Mixers or Agitators

PDF-43KB

Sampling Water for Concrete

PDF-4.07KB

Determining Low-Levels of Chloride in Concrete and Raw Materials

PDF-93KB

Weight Per Cubic Foot of Porous Concrete

PDF-8.96KB

Concrete Resistivity as an Electrical Indicator of its Permeability

PDF-88.2KB

Bond Strength of Repair Materials with Concrete by Slant Shear

PDF-35KB

Probing Concrete Pavement for Thickness Determination

PDF-170KB

Testing Specimens of Concrete Pavement Joint Sealant for Adhesive Strength

PDF-313KB

Determining the Relative Viscosity Factor of Cementitious Materials Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer

PDF-251KB

Thermal Compatibility of Repair Materials with Concrete

PDF-40KB

 

Performance Evaluation of Coated Concrete Subjected to Fungal Attack

PDF-90KB

Static Segregation of Hardened Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC) Cylinders

PDF-705KB

Aggregate Distribution of Hardened Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC) Using A Mockup Product

PDF-632KB

Epoxy, Plastics and Rubber Materials

Performance of Epoxy-Resin Systems with Concrete by Slant Shear and Compressive Strength

PDF-25.3KB

Determining the Static Coefficient of Friction of Surface Applied Detectable Warning Surfaces

PDF-124KB

Wet Bond Strength of Epoxy Mortars to Concrete and Fiberglass Jacket Surfaces

PDF-9.29KB

Recycled Plastic Fence Posts

PDF-23.9KB

Testing of Ground Tire Rubber

PDF-48KB

Bond Strength of Adhesives Used in Retrofit ADA Warning Surface Materials By Direct Tension (Pull-Off)

PDF-269KB

Wear Resistance of Surface Applied Detectable Warning Surfaces

PDF-118KB

Hydraulic Cement and Cementitious Materials

Sampling Hydraulic Cement, Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag, Fly Ash and/or other Pozzolanic Materials

PDF-8.12KB

Sampling of Post-Tensioned Tendon Grout

PDF-264KB

Metals: Physical and Mechanical Testing

Anchor System tests for Adhesive-Bonded Anchors and Dowels

PDF-18.8KB

Material Properties Identification of Adhesive Bonding Material Systems

PDF-12.2KB

Performing Rotational Capacity Test - Long Bolts in Tension Calibrator

PDF-27KB

Rotational Capacity Test Bolts Too Short To Fit Into Tension Calibrator

PDF-23KB

Direct Tension Indicator Device Performance

PDF-26KB

Paint and Related Coatings and Materials

Sampling of Structural Steel Existing Coatings System

PDF-7KB

Field Evaluation of Structural Coating Materials

PDF-13KB

Pipe and Drainage

Determining Stress Crack Resistance of HDPE Corrugated Pipes

PDF-193KB

Predicting the Crack Free Service Life of HDPE Corrugated Pipes

PDF-67KB

Predicting the Oxidation Resistance of HDPE Corrugated Pipes

PDF-117KB

Predicting Long-Term Modulus of HDPE Corrugated Pipes

PDF-164KB

Soils

Sampling Soils, Limerock, Cemented Coquina, Bank Run Shell, and Stablizing Material from the Roadway

PDF-65KB

Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using A 2.5-Kg [5.5-Lb] Rammer and a 305-Mm [12-In.] Drop

PDF-19KB

Moisture Density Relations of Soils Using a 10-lb. (4.54kg) Rammer and an 18-in. (457mm) Drop [FM 5-521]

PDF-4.01KB

Density of Soils and Bituminous Concrete Mixtures in Place by the Nuclear Method

PDF-144KB

Determination of Organic Content in Soils by Loss on Ignition

PDF-12KB

Direct Sheer Test of Soils Under Consolidated Drained Conditions

PDF-17KB

Determination of Moisture Content by Means of a Calcium Carbide Gas Pressure Moisture Tester

PDF-186KB

Coefficient of Permeability - Falling Head Method

PDF-112KB

Carbonates and Organic Matter in Limerock

PDF-18.9KB

Limerock Bearing Ratio

PDF-300KB

Laboratory Design of Soil-Cement Mixtures

PDF-46.2KB

Thickness Determinations in Soil-Aggregate Bases

PDF-7.63KB

Laboratory Design of Stabilized Subgrade Mixtures

PDF-506KB

Determination of Mean Permeability in the Field Using the Vertical Insitu Permeameter (VIP)

PDF-564KB

Density of Slurry (Mud Weight)

PDF-4.12KB

Viscosity of Slurry

PDF-5.21KB

Sand Content of Slurry

PDF-18KB

Ph of Slurry

PDF-17KB

Water

Sampling Water for Concrete

PDF-4.07KB

Miscellaneous

Determining Low-Levels of Chloride in Concrete and Raw Materials

PDF-124KB

Refractive Index of Glass Spheres

PDF-5.46KB

Dynamic Pavement Deflection Measurements

PDF-39KB

Non-repetitive Static Plate Load Test of Soils and Flexible Pavement Components

PDF-200KB

Traffic Stripping Field Test

PDF-91KB

Field Sampling of Granular Thermoplastic

PDF-18.7KB

MeasuringPavement Longitudinal Profiles Using a High-Speed Inertial Profiler

PDF-342KB

pH of Soil and Water

PDF-41KB

Minimum Resistivity of Soil and Water

PDF-47KB

Chloride in Soil and Water

PDF-46KB

Sulfate in Soil and Water

PDF-46KB

Cox's California Profilograph (Model C8200 Electronic)

PDF-31KB

Raised Pavement Markers Laboratory and Field Test

PDF-39KB

Sign Sheeting Materials

PDF-17.4KB

Anti-Graffiti Coating Materials

PDF-84KB

Friction Measuring Protocol for Patterned Pavements

PDF-179KB

Evaluation of Bearing Pads

PDF-82KB

Measuring Retroreflectivity of Pavement Marking Materials Using a Mobile Retroreflectivity Unit

PDF-218KB

Pavement Deflection Measurements With A Falling Weight Type Impulse Load Device

PDF-323KB

Extraction of Salts from Flexible Filler Material

PDF-105KB

Sampling Flexible Filler Material

PDF-69.5KB

Automated Measurement of Pavement Cross-Slope and Grade

PDF-443KB

Displacement Grouting Pump Calibration with a Cylindrical Container

PDF-74KB

Determining Ambient Temperature

PDF-122KB