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Test Method Title
Standard Test Method for Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
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
Number of Test Specimens
Test Specimen Size
Typically 6000g but determined from aggregate size.
index property, moisture analysis, moisture content, water content