ASTM D6092-97e1

    Standard Practice for Specifying Standard Sizes of Stone for Erosion Control


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers size designations and maximum ranges in mass or graduation for standard sizes for riprap, spalls, or bedding, or both, used for slope protection of dam embankments, streambank erosion control, bridge piers and abutments. Sizes used for outer harbor structures such as breakwalls, revetments, confined diked disposal structures (heretofore described as armor stone, cover stone, or dimension stone) for which stone sizes range between 5 and 25 tons, or that require cut dimensions for layed-up structures are beyond the scope of this guide.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units 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

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D4992 Practice for Evaluation of Rock to be Used for Erosion Control

    D5519 Test Methods for Particle Size Analysis of Natural and Man-Made Riprap Materials

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.140 (Construction of waterways, ports and dykes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111600(Stone)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D6092-97E01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D6092-97e1, Standard Practice for Specifying Standard Sizes of Stone for Erosion Control, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1997, www.astm.org

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