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AGGREGATE TESTING

LIST OF TESTS:

                             ASTM

  • ASTM C88                 

      >Soundness of Aggregates by Use of Sodium Sulfate or    
        Magnesium Sulfate

  • ASTM C117                 

      >Materials Finer than 75-μm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral           
        Aggregates by Washing 

  • ASTM C123/C123M       

      >Lightweight Particles in Aggregate


                                

  • ASTM C127                 

      >Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of 
       Coarse Aggregate

  • ASTM C128               

      >Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of          Fine Aggregate


                             ​

  • ASTM C131               

      >Resistance to degradation of small - size coarse aggregate by 
       abrasion and impact in the Los Angeles machine

  • ASTM C136/C136M     

      Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

                               

  • ASTM C142/C142M     

      Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in Aggregates


                                

  • ASTM C535               

      >Resistance to Degradation of Large-Size Coarse Aggregate by 
      Abrasion and Impact in the Los Angeles Machine

  • ASTM C702/702M     

      >Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

  • ASTM D75/D75M1     

      >Sampling Aggregates

  • ASTM D2419           

      >Sand equivalent value of soils and fine aggregate

  • ASTM D4791           

      >Flat Particles, Elongated Particles, or Flat and Elongated

        Particles in Coarse Aggregate

  • ASTM D5821           

      >Fractured Particles in Coarse Aggregate

 

Aggregate are used as a stable foundation with predictable, uniform properties. As such, their quality must be determined through specialist aggregate testing.

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LIST OF TESTS: 

                           BS/BS EN 

 

 

  • BS 812 Part 2 Clause 5.4         

      >Testing aggregates Part 2: Methods for determination                           of Density (Particle density and water absorption)

  • BS 812 Part 1021                   

      >Testing aggregate Part 102: methods for Sampling 

  • BS 812 Part 103 Section 103.1 

      >Testing aggregates Part 103: Method for determination of
        particle size distribution. Sieve tests

                                               

  • BS 812 Part 105 Section 105.1   

      >Testing aggregates Part 105: Methods for  determination of

        particle shape. Flakiness index

  • BS 812 Part 105 Section 105.2      

      >Testing aggregates 105.2 Part 105: Methods for  particle shape

        Elongation index of coarse aggregate

  • BS 812 Part 109                   

      >Testing aggregates Part 109: Methods for Determination of

        moisture content (drying oven)

  • BS 812 Part 110                   

      >Testing aggregates Part 110: Methods for determination of
        aggregate crushing value (ACV)

  • BS 812 Part 111                     

      >Testing aggregates Part 111: Methods for Determination of

        Ten Per Cent Fines Value (TFV)

  • BS EN 196 Part 3                 

      >Methods of testing cement Part 3: Determination of setting

       times and soundness

  • BS EN 196 Part 71                  

      >Methods of testing cement Part 7: Methods of taking and                      preparing samples of cement

  • ​BS EN 933 Part 1                 

      >Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates Part 1:

        Determination of particle size distribution. Sieving method  

                                             

  • BS EN 933 Part 3               

      >Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates Part 3:

        Determination of particle shape. Flakiness index

                                              

  • BS EN 933 Part 4               

      >Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates  Part 4:

        Determination of particle shape. Shape index                     

        (Elongation Index)