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Test Method Title
Freezing-and-Thawing Test of Compacted Soil-Cement Mixtures
AASHTO T 136
Soil-cement Loss and volume change
Description of Test
Two soil-cement specimens are prepared as specified and subjected to 12 alternating cycles of freezing and thawing as follows: freeze to constant temperature of -23 °C for 24 hours, remove, then weight and measure dimensions, place in moist room for 23 hours and remove then weight and measure dimensions. Apply 18-20 vertical strokes with a wire scratch brush.
Preferred Test Sample Size
5 gallon bucket
Number of Test Specimens
Test Specimen Size
4" x 4.584"
freeze-thaw, soil-cement, treatability, solidification, bench-scale
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