ASTM D979/D979M-11

    Standard Practice for Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers sampling of bituminous paving mixtures at points of manufacture, storage, delivery, or in place.

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

    D2041 Test Method for Theoretical Maximum Specific Gravity and Density of Bituminous Paving Mixtures

    D2234/D2234M Practice for Collection of a Gross Sample of Coal

    D2726 Test Method for Bulk Specific Gravity and Density of Non-Absorptive Compacted Bituminous Mixtures

    D3665 Practice for Random Sampling of Construction Materials

    D5361 Practice for Sampling Compacted Bituminous Mixtures for Laboratory Testing

    D5444 Test Method for Mechanical Size Analysis of Extracted Aggregate

    D6307 Test Method for Asphalt Content of Hot-Mix Asphalt by Ignition Method

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

    D6926 Practice for Preparation of Bituminous Specimens Using Marshall Apparatus

    D6927 Test Method for Marshall Stability and Flow of Asphalt Mixtures

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials

    E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process

    E141 Practice for Acceptance of Evidence Based on the Results of Probability Sampling


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.080.10 (Road construction); 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121700(Road and railroad construction materials)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0979_D0979M-11

    Citation Format

    ASTM D979 / D979M-11, Standard Practice for Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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