Method for sampling and testing aggregates: method 53: absorption, swell and capillary rise of compacted materials

This Standard sets out the method for determining the water absorption, swell and capillary rise of water in compacted specimens of unbound, bound and self-cementing materials. Specimens tested using this Standard are not used for determining the unconfined compressive strength of the material.

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    • This Standard was approved on 4 October 1996
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  • Publication Date: 1996-12


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8p
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    • Issue Number: AS 1141.53-1996

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  • Accession Number: 01436342
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 0733708048
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 7:40PM