ASTM WK44514

    Work Item: ASTM WK44514 - Revision of D7380 - 08 Standard Test Method for Soil Compaction Determination at Shallow Depths Using 5-lb (2.3 kg) Dynamic Cone Penetrometer

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    Active Standard: D7380 - 08

    Developed by Subcommittee: D18.08 | Committee D18 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    The Standard ASTM D7380 has a 2008 date. The existing standard requires review and re-balloting for renewal in 2014. The device is currently being manufactured and used by the utilities in the compaction control of the backfill of their utility cuts. The revised standard has only editorial update.


    Keywords

    compaction test; cone; cone penetrometer; construction control; dynamic cone penetration test; 5-lb DCP; soil compaction; percent compaction; soil density; water content;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-30-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Khalid Farrag

    Status:
    Draft Under Development