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Test Method Title

Modified Taber Abrasion

Reference Number

Tarkoy

Material

Rock

Test Property

Abrasion

Description of Test

The Modified Taber Abrasion test produces a measure of rock abrasivity. The test is performed on two disks of rock core that are abraded on both sides for 400 revolutions on a modified Taber Abraser. The modified Taber Abrasion value is calculated as the inverse of the average weight loss of both disks.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Rock core specimens

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

3 in of core minimum

Keywords

taber, abrasion, abrasivity

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