ASTM D5505 - 06

    Standard Practice for Classifying Emulsified Recycling Agents

    Active Standard ASTM D5505 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.41

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    ASTM D5505

    Significance and Use

    Recycling of deteriorated asphalt pavements is being used as a routine method of maintenance and rehabilitation. Utilization of existing materials as the major component of this procedure may yield benefits in quality, economy, and preservation of natural resources. Recycling takes many forms; hot, cold, in-situ, central plant and surface. This practice may be used for various recycling methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice identifies emulsified petroleum products that may be used as recycling agents in recycled mixes. These materials are classified by viscosity or by low temperature penetration after aging.

    This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.2 This practice addresses emulsified materials designed specifically for use in recycling. The use of emulsified materials for recycling shall not be limited to this practice. For instance, the emulsions specified in Specifications D 977 and D 2397 may be used.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D5 Test Method for Penetration of Bituminous Materials

    D70 Test Method for Density of Semi-Solid Bituminous Materials (Pycnometer Method)

    D140 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Materials

    D244 Test Methods and Practices for Emulsified Asphalts

    D977 Specification for Emulsified Asphalt

    D1754 Test Method for Effects of Heat and Air on Asphaltic Materials (Thin-Film Oven Test)

    D2007 Test Method for Characteristic Groups in Rubber Extender and Processing Oils and Other Petroleum-Derived Oils by the Clay-Gel Absorption Chromatographic Method

    D2042 Test Method for Solubility of Asphalt Materials in Trichloroethylene

    D2170 Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Asphalts (Bitumens)

    D2397 Specification for Cationic Emulsified Asphalt

    D2872 Test Method for Effect of Heat and Air on a Moving Film of Asphalt (Rolling Thin-Film Oven Test)

    D6930 Test Method for Settlement and Storage Stability of Emulsified Asphalts

    D6933 Test Method for Oversized Particles in Emulsified Asphalts (Sieve Test)

    D6997 Test Method for Distillation of Emulsified Asphalt


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general); 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5505-06

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