ASTM D7000 - 19a

    Standard Test Method for Sweep Test of Emulsified Asphalt Surface Treatment Samples

    Active Standard ASTM D7000 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.24

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method is useful for classifying rapid-setting emulsified asphalt and is applicable to surface treatments that require a quick return to traffic. It has the capability to predict surface treatment performance in the formative stage using construction components. This performance test is intended to evaluate the potential curing characteristics of a binder-aggregate combination to ensure that the surface treatment is sufficiently cured before allowing traffic onto the seal.

    Note 1: The quality of the results produced by this standard are dependent on the competence of the personnel performing the procedure and the capability, calibration, and maintenance of the equipment used. Agencies that meet the criteria of Specification D3666 are generally capable of competent and objective testing, sampling, inspection, etc. Users of this standard are cautioned that compliance with Specification D3666 alone does not completely ensure reliable results. Reliable results depend on many factors; following the suggestions of Specification D3666 or some similar acceptable guideline provides a means of evaluating and controlling some of those factors.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method measures the curing performance characteristics of emulsified asphalt and aggregates by simulating the brooming of a surface treatment in the laboratory.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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/D75M Practice for Sampling Aggregates

    D226/D226M Specification for Asphalt-Saturated Organic Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

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

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D7000-19A

    Citation Format

    ASTM D7000-19a, Standard Test Method for Sweep Test of Emulsified Asphalt Surface Treatment Samples, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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