ASTM D7196 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Raveling Test of Cold Mixed Emulsified Asphalt Samples

    Active Standard ASTM D7196 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.27

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test is useful for classifying the curing and formulation of cold mixed emulsified asphalt samples through ravel testing of compacted specimens. This performance test should be used to rank the mix conditions and approximate curing time for return to traffic and resistance to weather damage.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method measures the resistance to raveling characteristics of emulsified asphalt and field aggregates or Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) mixtures by simulating an abrasion similar to early return to traffic.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard unless otherwise indicated.

    1.3 A precision and bias statement for this standard has not been developed at this time. Therefore, this standard should not be used for acceptance or rejection of a material for purchasing purposes.

    1.4 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 establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    D75 Practice for Sampling Aggregates

    D977 Specification for Emulsified Asphalt

    D979 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures

    D2379 Test Method for Acidity of Formaldehyde Solutions

    D3910 Practices for Design, Testing, and Construction of Slurry Seal

    D4753 Guide for Evaluating, Selecting, and Specifying Balances and Standard Masses for Use in Soil, Rock, and Construction Materials Testing

    D6372 Practice for Design, Testing, and Construction of Micro-Surfacing

    D6925 Test Method for Preparation and Determination of the Relative Density of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Specimens by Means of the Superpave Gyratory Compactor

    ISSA Document

    ISSATechnicalBulleti Test Method for Wet Track Abrasion of Slurry Surfaces


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121500(Bituminous derivatives); 30120000(Roads and landscape)


    DOI: 10.1520/D7196-12

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