A NEW SOIL IDENTIFICATION TEST. METHYLENE BLUE TEST

UN NOUVEL ESSAI D'IDENTIFICATION DES SOLS--L'ESSAI AU BLEU DE METHYLENE

The author describes a new test which consists in measuring the absorption capacity of the methylene blue of the clay fraction of soil and aggregates. A draft test procedure is being established. This test can, among other things, be used to characterize the activity of soil clay, and to evaluate and control the degree of pollution of sand and aggregates by clay. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)

    Boulevard Lefebvre 58
    Paris Cedex 15,   France  F-75732
  • Authors:
    • Tranier, F G
  • Publication Date: 1977-3-4

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00178638
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM