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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems

Reference Number

ASTM D5101

Material

Geotextile

Test Property

Gradient ratio

Description of Test

The method is used to determine the change in permeability of a soil-geotextile interface under various gradients over time. After test, the mass of soil that passed through the geotextile is determined.

Preferred Test Sample Size

geosynthetic - 3' x roll width soil - 5 gallon bucket

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

geosynthetic - 4" diameter soil - 4" diameter x 4" high

Keywords

gradient ratio, clogging, clogging potential

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