Standard Procedure To Verify Plant Produced Asphalt Mix

ASTM D6925 - 15 Standard Test Method for Preparation

ASTM D6925 - 15 Standard Test Method for Preparation and Determination of the Relative Density of Asphalt Mix Specimens by Means of the Superpave Gyratory Compactor 4.2 This test method is useful for monitoring the density of test specimens during the compaction process. ...

Asphalt Mixture Quality Acceptance

Provide certified Level 1 Asphalt Mix Technicians at each plant site used to furnish material to the project. Conduct all sampling and testing at the plant by a certified Level 1 Asphalt Mix Technician or by a candidate for certification working in the presence and under direct observation of a certified Level 1 Asphalt Mix Technician.

Project Organization, Mix Design, and Quality Control

Un­ less manufactured sand or a rough-textured natural sand is used in the mix, the rut resistance of this type of mix is typically very low. Sand mix can be produced in a batch plant or drum-mix plant with no significant changes in the plant operation. Transport and placement of the mix are also standard.

Approval of Asphalt Mix Designs Using Plant Produced Material

4.1 Any asphalt mix design may be approved using plant-produced material. 4.2 Three samples at asphalt cement contents approximately 0.7% apart shall be produced and sampled. Material produced in this process shall not be placed on CDOT projects. The Contractor will supply the asphalt cement contents of each of the three samples as determined by AASHTO


501.02.2 Asphalt Cement: Use asphalt cement grades as specified in Table 501-1. If the asphalt cement does not comply with the requirements of Section 1002, notify the project engineer and cease mix production until proper asphalt material is supplied. Allow grade substitution as specified in Section 502.

External Contract Report CR-98/077 Foamed Asphalt Mixes

The objective of this project is to develop and verify a mix design procedure for foamed asphalt. This document contains a literature review of published research findings on foamed asphalt. Information from previous research and current practice was used to develop guidelines for foamed asphalt mix design for use in South Africa.

Chapter 4: Construction Details, Section 92: Asphalt Binders

Check that the equipment used to produce the asphalt rubber binder is authorized under the Materials Plant Quality Program. 4-9202A Devices for Measuring Asphalt Volume. Check that the contractor properly equips delivery trucks, storage tanks, and hot mix asphalt plants with the specified devices for measuring asphalt volumes.

EI - New York State Department of Transportation

SECTION 402 - HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) PAVEMENTS 402-1 DESCRIPTION. These specifications apply to all plant mixed Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) produced at a production facility under Section 401 Plant Production, irrespective of aggregate gradation, type, and amount of HMA material or use.

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Mix Design Approval Process. Contractor submits mix design laboratory data and forms to VDOT for initial approval. Limited production - contractor can produce up to 500 tons or one day’s production. Gyratory samples taken and analyzed by both VDOT and Contractor for compliance with Specification requirements and conformance to submitted mix ...

Chapter 4: Construction Details, Section 39: Asphalt Concrete

Section 39 Asphalt Concrete 4-3901 General. Section 39, “Asphalt Concrete,” of the Standard Specifications provides material and construction requirements for hot mix asphalt (HMA) including Type A, rubberized hot mix asphalt-gap graded (RHMA-G), open-graded friction course (OGFC), minor HMA, and hot mix asphalt with warm mix asphalt (WMA) additive technology.

Astec Asphalt Plants

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Asphalt batch plant operation and components

Oct 07, 2017 · The main components and operation of asphalt batch mix plant. It is to produce HMA known as Asphalt Batching Plant and hot mix plant. It blends together aggregates and bitumen to produce the hot mix paving material. The aggregates here can be a single sized material.

Evaluation of Binder Blending on Warm Mix Recycling

14 aiming to verify if any of them were able to capture different behaviors of each extracted layer of 15 asphalt binder obtained through the staged extraction procedure. The MSCR tests were 16 conducted at 70°C and 76°C, and stress levels of 0.1 kPa and 3.2 kPa, following the standard 17 procedure ASTM D7405-15.

Hot-Mix Asphalt - Mixture Design Verification and Production

Special Provision for Hot-Mix Asphalt – Mixture Design Verification and Production . July 25, 2014 . This special provision was developed by the Bureau of Materials and Physical Research to establish requirements for Hamburg Wheel and Tensile Strength testing for High ESAL, IL-4.75 and SMA hot-mix asphalt (HMA) mixes during


Section 2: Certification Procedures of Hot Mix Asphalt Plants This section provides the requirements for certifying HMA Plants. The certification procedures are administered by the Lansing Construction Field Services Support Area, with direct support from the Region Traveling Mix Inspector. The requirements of these procedures do not replace

Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixture Design Verification Procedure Appendix B

gyratory bricks of plant-produced mix as per Section 3.3.D herein to verify Tensile Strengths, TSR values, Hamburg Wheel, and I-FIT criteria. The Department will require Method C verification as per Section 4.2 herein after the current construction season is completed. D. If the aggregate producer changes production practices (including, but

Properties Considered in Mix Design Superpave Mix Design Method

plant. Plant type and environmental controls all have an effect on the HMA properties and may produce HMA with different characteristics than those designed in the lab. For these reasons, specimens are prepared by the Technician from plant produced HMA to verify proper density, air voids and VMA from the original laboratory design.


Standard Construction Specifications Division 40 – Asphalt Surfacing Revised 11/08 Nuclear Method ASTM D-4791 Flat and Elongated Particles ASTM D-5821 Percent Fracture AASHTO M-29 Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mix AASHTO M-43 Standard Size of Coarse Aggregate for Highway Construction

D&C R119 Open Graded Asphalt

(a) AS 2150 “Hot mix asphalt - A guide to good practice”; and (b) AGPT04B/07 Austroads “Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4B: Asphalt”. 1.3.5 Requirements for Technical Procedures Include a detailed procedure in your1.3

hot mix asphalt production and placement pdf ,mqp

PLANT PRODUCED HOT MIX ASPHALT 501.01. Description. This work consists of providing and placing Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) mix using Superpave Mixture Design Methods. The completed HMA placement, including layers on ...

Pavement Manual: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures

Anchor: #i1013899 Section 6: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures Anchor: #i1013905 6.1 General. Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) is a generic term that includes many different types of mixtures of aggregate and asphalt cement (binder) produced at elevated temperatures (generally between 300-350ºF) in an asphalt plant.


ITEM 292 ASPHALT TREATMENT (PLANT-MIXED) 292.1. Description. Construct a base or foundation course composed of a compacted mixture of aggregate and asphalt binder mixed hot in a mixing plant. 292.2. Materials. Furnish uncontaminated materials of


(ALDOT) responsibilities during the production and lab testing of asphalt plant mix for ALDOT projects. This procedure establishes the minimum requirements for also the Contractor’s quality control (QC) plan for asphalt plants

ASTM D6926 - 20 Standard Practice for Preparation of Asphalt

This practice is intended for use with laboratory and plant-produced asphalt mixtures with aggregate up to 1 in. (25.4 mm) maximum size and for recompaction of asphalt paving mixture samples. Note 1: Historically, 35, 50, and 75 blows per face has been practiced for this test.

Stiffness of Hot-Mix Asphalt

mix design criteria for the air voids content requirements for the construction of hot mix asphalt (HMA) pavements. The asphalt mixture verification at the asphalt plant is conducted by compacting plant-produced loose mixture with TM-61, Asphalt Draindown Test Procedure for

Other types must be added directly to the asphalt cement prior to blending with the aggregate. Plant Produced Sample. For plant-produced samples, duplicate samples should be tested at the plant production temperature.


1.1 This procedure covers the requirements for a HMA plant to become a Certified Hot Mix Asphalt Producer. Mixtures produced shall be QC/QA HMA in accordance with 401, HMA in accordance with 402, and Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) in accordance with 410. 1.2 This procedure may involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment and

Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement - User Guideline

INTRODUCTION. Reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) can be used as an aggregate in the hot recycling of asphalt paving mixtures in one of two ways. The most common method (conventional recycled hot mix) involves a process in which RAP is combined with virgin aggregate and new asphalt cement in a central mixing plant to produce new hot mix paving mixtures.

Asphalt Quality Control

Dec 02, 2016 · A look at the technology and testing that lies behind the scenes of producing a quality road surface. Ensuring that the asphalt mix continually meets specifications really is an exact science! For ...

Standard Operating Procedure #1

Standard Operating Procedure #4 Cooked Products Procedure Purpose: To ensure that the cooked products are properly formulated under conditions to minimize any food safety hazard by using GMPs in a warm environment.

Mix design validation through performance-related analysis of

In this sense, plant produced mixtures should be directly investigated to obtain reliable performance evaluations. Given this background, the paper proposes the mechanical characterization of dense-graded mixtures with 40% RAP produced at the asphalt plant as part of rehabilitation activities of an in-service motorway.

Inspection Checklist - Asphalt Pavement Inspection Procedures

INSPECTION CHECKLIST ASPHALT PAVEMENT INSPECTION PROCEDURES (Cont’d) Code Requirements Code section Req’d Page 4 of 4 1/1/2011 S:\BUILDING INSP\Inspection checklist-PW\Update\Asphalt Pavement Inspection Procedures.doc d. Paving blocks must be used to ensure a uniform surface is achieved at the joint. 5. Buried Iron: a.

Walker Aggregates Inc. Asphalt Plant Operations

Asphalt Plant Operations Walker Aggregates Inc. Hot Mix Asphalt A hot mix asphalt plant is basically a large mixing device that mixes different sizes of aggregate with asphalt cement. The process: Arrival • When a dump truck arrives at the plant, its box is sprayed with biodegradable citric-based degreaser so the asphalt doesn’t stick to ...

Compaction of Hot Mix Asphalt Concrete

description of such procedures is contained in The Asphalt Institute manual on mix design methods for asphalt concrete, Chapter V (~). Also, the appropriate methods for measuring specific gravity are contained in the Institute manual. It is extremely important to use the correct procedures in computing voids in the asphalt concrete. If care is not

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