Standard Procedure To Verify Plant Produced Asphalt Mix

ASTM D6925 - 15 Standard Test Method for Preparation and

This test method is suited for the laboratory design, field control of asphalt mix, forensics, imaging, and visualization of compacted asphalt mix. Note 1: The quality of the results produced by this standard are dependent on the competence of the personnel performing the procedure and the capability, calibration, and maintenance of the equipment used.

Asphalt Pavement Mix Production Survey

2012-01-19 · Asphalt Pavement Mix Production Survey on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement, ... asphalt shingles into plant-mix asphalt has grown rapidly in recent years. ... The Superpave volumetric mix design procedure also began to be adopted during the early 1990s and has undergone many improvements since.


Revised 2-1-06 1 of 14 INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICE OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED HOT MIX ASPHALT PRODUCER PROGRAM ITM 583-06P 1.0 SCOPE. 1.1 This procedure covers the requirements for a HMA plant to become a Certified

Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement - User Guideline

INTRODUCTION. Reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) can be used as an aggregate in the hot recycling of asphalt paving mixtures in one of two ways. The most common method (conventional recycled hot mix) involves a process in which RAP is combined with virgin aggregate and new asphalt cement in a central mixing plant to produce new hot mix paving mixtures.

Standard Test Method for Marshall Stability and Flow of

4.1.3 Marshall flow is a measure of deformation (elastic plus plastic) of the asphalt mix determined during the stability test. In both types of failure, the Marshall flow is the total sample deformation from the point where the projected tangent of the linear part of the curve intersects the x-axis (deformation) to the point where the curve starts to become horizontal.

To Develop a Quality Control/Quality Assurance Plan For Hot Mix

4.1. The terminology used in this standard is in accordance with R 10 unless otherwise specified. 4.2. HMA, Hot Mix Asphalt is defined as a mixture of aggregate and asphalt binder produced from a hot mix asphalt plant. 4.3. DMF, Design Mix Formula is

Asphalt Mix Plant Limitations

procedure to verify that plant produced hot mix asphalt will meet mix design requirements. Mix Verification consists of validating that the stock-pile materials at the production facility and the production process used by the contractor will produce the desired JMF and design

Pavement Manual: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures

Anchor: #i1013899 Section 6: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures Anchor: #i1013905 6.1 General. Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) is a generic term that includes many different types of mixtures of aggregate and asphalt cement (binder) produced at elevated temperatures (generally between 300-350ºF) in an asphalt plant.

Complying with OSHA’s Silica Dust Rule in the Asphalt Industry

Complying with OSHA’s Silica Dust Rule in the Asphalt Industry The Permissible Exposure Limit goes into effect in June 2018, asphalt contractors and mix facilities need to be ready Jessica Lombardo

1.2 This practice may involve hazardous materials, operations

The mix sample will be approximately 25kg in mass. The Contractor shall verify that the plant-produced HMA is within the HMA LTMF design check tolerances shown in Table 1. 5.4 Each sample shall be used to prepare a set of specimens to be tested for determination of the properties listed below.

HMA Pavement Mix Type Selection Guide

The HMA Pavement Mix Type Selection Guide pro-vides designers with methods for selecting appropriate mix types while considering factors such as traffic, en-vironment, subsurface pavement structure, existing pavement condition and preparation, and economics. The pavement mix types targeted are OGFC, SMA, and fine-and coarse-graded dense mixes.

Density of Asphalt Concrete-How Much Is Needed?

results on plant-produced materials. Aggregates sometimes break down during mix production, creating an increase in dust and thus altering the properties of the compacted asphalt mixture. The density produced with a manual hammer has been shown to correlate with density in the field after traffic (7).

Asphalt batch plant operation and components

Oct 07, 2017 · The main components and operation of asphalt batch mix plant. It is to produce HMA known as Asphalt Batching Plant and hot mix plant. It blends together aggregates and bitumen to produce the hot mix paving material. The aggregates here can be a single sized material.

Superpave Gyratory Compacting of Test Specimens of Bituminous

5.3 HMAC and WMA Plant-Produced Mixtures: 5.3.1 Sample the plant-produced mixture in accordance with Tex-222-F. 5.3.2 Select the compaction temperature from Table 2 based on the asphalt binder specified on the plans. Use the target discharge temperature as the compaction temperature when it is less than the temperature shown in Table 2.

Mix design validation through performance-related analysis of

In this sense, plant produced mixtures should be directly investigated to obtain reliable performance evaluations. Given this background, the paper proposes the mechanical characterization of dense-graded mixtures with 40% RAP produced at the asphalt plant as part of rehabilitation activities of an in-service motorway.


Insuring the integrity and security of hot mix asphalt (HMA) samples is critical to assuring the quality of the installed product and complying with Federal requirements. Samples of HMA are often taken at the plant with limited state supervision. Further, samples are taken from a truck where obtaining a representative sample can be difficult.

Chapter 4: Construction Details, Section 39: Asphalt Concrete

Section 39 Asphalt Concrete 4-3901 General. Section 39, “Asphalt Concrete,” of the Standard Specifications provides material and construction requirements for hot mix asphalt (HMA) including Type A, rubberized hot mix asphalt-gap graded (RHMA-G), open-graded friction course (OGFC), minor HMA, and hot mix asphalt with warm mix asphalt (WMA) additive technology.


Standard Construction Specifications Division 40 – Asphalt Surfacing Revised 11/08 Nuclear Method ASTM D-4791 Flat and Elongated Particles ASTM D-5821 Percent Fracture AASHTO M-29 Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mix AASHTO M-43 Standard Size of Coarse Aggregate for Highway Construction


4.0 Production Trial Mix . 4.1 The plant shall produce hot mix asphalt prior to the warm mix process in order to heat plant to production temperature. 4.2. The WMA demonstrated will be the ALDOT approved WMA job mix formula produced at the plant and tested after approximately 100 tons has been produced at the manufacturers

Standard Operating Procedure #1

Standard Operating Procedure #4 Cooked Products Procedure Purpose: To ensure that the cooked products are properly formulated under conditions to minimize any food safety hazard by using GMPs in a warm environment.


(ALDOT) responsibilities during the production and lab testing of asphalt plant mix for ALDOT projects. This procedure establishes the minimum requirements for also the Contractor’s quality control (QC) plan for asphalt plants


2017-03-27 · chemical composition—direct the type of asphalt produced. Most of the asphalt produced in the United States is used in paving and roofing operations. Only about 1% is used for waterproofing, damp-proofing, insulation, paints, or other activities and products. Approximately 300,000 workers are employed at hot-mix asphalt facilities and paving ...


QUALITY CONTROL AND QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ASPHALT PLANT MIX PRODUCTION . 1. Scope . 1.1 This procedure outlines the Contractor ’s and the Alabama Department of Transportation’s (ALDOT) responsibilities during the production and lab testing of asphalt plant mix for ALDOT projects. This procedure establishes the minimum requirements for also the

Asphalt batch mix plant operation

Nov 19, 2015 · Asphalt batch mix plant working: Working of a asphalt batch plant will include heating and weighing of aggregates, heating and weighing of bitumen, weighing of filler material and in the end mixing aggregates, bitumen and filler material to produce hot mix asphalt. The percentage of each item can vary depending on the mix material recipe set in ...

HMA Mixture Design Requirements, Volumetric Requirements

2020-02-28 · testing for High ESAL, IL-4.75, and Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) mixes during mix design verification and production. The following also defines an acceptable test strip. In addition it provides the plant requirements for hydrated lime addition systems used in the production of High ESAL, IL-4.75 and SMA mixtures.

Plant Safety Through Lockout/Tagout Procedures

2010/09/28 · Plant Safety Through Lockout/Tagout Procedures SHARE Plant Safety Through Lockout/Tagout Procedures Staff | September 28, 2010 In order to prevent the unexpected energizing or startup of machinery or equipment during ...

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Mix Design Approval Process. Contractor submits mix design laboratory data and forms to VDOT for initial approval. Limited production - contractor can produce up to 500 tons or one day’s production. Gyratory samples taken and analyzed by both VDOT and Contractor for compliance with Specification requirements and conformance to submitted mix ...


1853.7 CALIBRATION USING HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) A. Prepare the mixture calibration sample at design asphalt content in accordance with Mn/DOT Laboratory Manual 1805 or 1820. When the sample is from plant mix, the correction factor for the actual % binder will be based upon a chemical extraction of the production mixture.

Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving

Introduction of Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook, AC 150/5370-14B, published 2001 Author: AASHTO Subject: Provides guidance on asphalt paving operations, including project organization, mix design, quality control, plant operations, laydown, and compaction. For questions, contact the FAA Airport Engineering Division (AAS-100) at 202-267-7669 ... TM-61, Asphalt Draindown Test Procedure for

Other types must be added directly to the asphalt cement prior to blending with the aggregate. Plant Produced Sample. For plant-produced samples, duplicate samples should be tested at the plant production temperature.

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