Asphalt Binder Testing: Technician's Manual for Specification Testing of Asphalt Binders

This publication is an excellent reference tool for senior lab technicians and for training new technicians, this new manual is written as a single resource to supplement Performance-Graded (PG) asphalt binder test methods and standardize best practices to interpret and follow the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards. Superpave PG asphalt binder system test methods do not alone provide all the information needed to most effectively perform PG tests. This new manual is written as a single resource to supplement PG test methods and standardize best practices to interpret and follow AASHTO and ASTM standards. Drawing on the practical laboratory expertise of AMRL, FHWA, Asphalt Institute and leading industry experts, this publication is the comprehensive link between standards and the technician - providing essential information needed to perform PG system tests. It also covers terminology, handling asphalt binders, temperature measurements and an introduction to the PG system. An excellent reference tool for senior lab technicians and for training new technicians, it is also designed for technicians and laboratories seeking certification or accreditation. Ideal for the classroom, as well as research faculty use, laboratory reference and as a companion to published standards.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: Second
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 184p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01139657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1934154261
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MS-25
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 2009 7:00PM