Exploring the Fundamentals of Materials Testing: A Comprehensive Guide to ASTM and Tex Methods for Evaluating Construction Materials

- Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates, ASTM D5444 and TEX-200-F
- Bulk Specific Gravity and Water Absorption of Aggregate, Tex-201-F
- Apparent Specific Gravity of Material Finer than 180 microns, Tex-202-F
- Sand Equivalent Test, ASTM D2419, Tex-203-F
- Laboratory Method of Mixing Bituminous Mixtures, Tex-205-F
- Method of Compacting Test Specimens (Texas Gyratory), TEX-206-F
- Density of Compacted Specimens, ASTM D2726 and TEX-207-F
- Test for Hveem Stabilometer Value, Tex-208-F
- Marshall Strength and Flow, AASHTO T245
- Maximum Theoretical Specific Gravity, ASTM D2041 and Tex-227-F
- Percent Air Voids, ASTM D3202
- Moisture and Volatiles in Paving Mixtures, ASTM D1461, Tex-212-F, Tex-213-F
- Asphalt Content by Extraction, AASHTO T164, Method E, Tex-210-F
- Recovery of Asphalt by Abson Method, AASHTO R59, Tex-211-F
- Determination of Asphalt Content by Nuclear Method, Tex-228-F
- Resistance to Moisture Induced Damage, ASTM D4867, Tex-531-C
- Boiling Stripping Test, Tex-530-C
- Determining Deleterious Material and Decantation Test for Coarse Aggregates, Tex-217-F
- Determining Flakiness Index, Tex-224-F
- Asphalt Content by Ignition, ASTM D6307 and Tex-236-F
- Superpave Gyratory Compacting of Test Specimens of HMAC, ASTM D6307, Tex-236-F
- Hamburg Wheel-Tracking Test, Tex-242-F
- Thermal Profile of HMAC, Tex-244-F
- Cantabro Loss, Tex-245-F