Lab Services: Aggregate testing

Lab Services: Aggregate testing

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Test Method Title

Materials Finer Than 75-µm (No.200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing

Reference Number

AASHTO T 11

Material

Aggregate

Test Property

Fines Content Grain Size

Description of Test

A sample of dry aggregate of known mass is washed with water to remove fines less than the No. 200 sieve. Material greater than the No. 200 sieve is dried and weighed to determine the percent less than the No. 200 particle size.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Typically 5 kg preferred, but smaller amounts required for samples with smaller maximum aggregate sizes.

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

Typically 5 kg preferred, but smaller amounts required for samples with smaller maximum aggregate sizes.

Keywords

Fines, Washed, Passing 200

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