ASTM D1461-85(2006)

    Standard Test Method for Moisture or Volatile Distillates in Bituminous Paving Mixtures


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination, by direct measurement, of moisture or volatile fractions of the bitumen in bituminous paving mixtures.

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

    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

    D979/D979M Practice for Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures

    D3666 Specification for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Testing and Inspecting Road and Paving Materials

    D6997 Test Method for Distillation of Emulsified Asphalt


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials); 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D1461-85R06

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1461-85(2006), Standard Test Method for Moisture or Volatile Distillates in Bituminous Paving Mixtures, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2006, www.astm.org

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