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PENETRATION TEST OF BITUMEN IS 1203-1978

Penetration test on bitumen is used for determining it grade

Penetration Value of Bitumen | Determination for Road Construction Method of penetration test of bitumen for determination grade of bitumen. Penetration value of bitumen is the vertical penetrated measure of the standard needle into the bituminous material under specific weight and temperature. This distance is measured in one-tenths of a millimeter. Penetration test of bitumen …

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MOISTURE CONTENT TEST BY RAPID MOISTURE METER

MOISTURE CONTENT TEST BY RAPID MOISTURE METER

Moisture content by Rapid moisture meter (RMM) Determination of moisture content by Rapid moisture meter (RMM). Rapid moisture meter gives results so quickly as compared to the oven-dry method. In this test moisture determining by chemical reaction using calcium carbide as a reagent to react with the available water in the soil producing a gas. …

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SPECIFIC GRAVITY AND WATER ABSORPTION OF AGGREGATE BY WIRE BASKET METHOD

SPECIFIC GRAVITY AND WATER ABSORPTION OF COARSE AGGREGATE BY WIRE BASKET METHOD

Method of specific gravity and water absorption of coarse aggregate by wire basket method (Buoyancy¬†Balance method). Specific gravity test of aggregates is done to measure the quality of the aggregates and the water absorption test determines the water holding capacity of the coarse and fine aggregate. Test Standard : IS 2386-Part III: 1963 Test Apparatus …

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