ASTM D7497 - 09

    Standard Practice for Recovering Residue from Emulsified Asphalt Using Low Temperature Evaporative Technique

    Active Standard ASTM D7497 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.42

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    Significance and Use

    The procedure described in this practice is used to obtain a residue from an emulsified asphalt that may be used for further testing in devices such as a dynamic shear rheometer. The lower evaporative temperatures of this procedure provide conditions that are very close to that of application techniques for these materials. This practice could be used in place of recovery techniques such as those of D 6934 and D 6997, when the temperatures used in those standards would negatively affect the residue.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers a method for recovering the residue from emulsified asphalts such as those specified in D 977 and D 2397 using a low temperature evaporative technique that is similar to pavement conditions. The recovered residue can be used for further testing as required.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 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

    D977 Specification for Emulsified Asphalt

    D2397 Specification for Cationic Emulsified Asphalt

    D6934 Test Method for Residue by Evaporation of Emulsified Asphalt

    D6997 Test Method for Distillation of Emulsified Asphalt

    Other Standard

    NFEN13074 Recovery of Binder from Bitumen Emulsions by Evaporation Available from AFNOR (French Standard Institute), 11, rue Francis de Pressens 93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex, France, http://www.afnor.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D7497-09

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D7497-09, Standard Practice for Recovering Residue from Emulsified Asphalt Using Low Temperature Evaporative Technique, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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