Lab Services: Aggregate testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying

Reference Number

ASTM C566

Material

Aggregate

Test Property

Moisture content, Water content

Description of Test

A test specimen is dried in an oven at a temperature of 110 °C to a constant mass. The loss of mass due to drying is considered to be water. The water content is calculated using the mass of water and the mass of the dry specimen.

Preferred Test Sample Size

10 kg

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

Typically 6000g but determined from aggregate size.

Keywords

index property, moisture analysis, moisture content, water content

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