Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D1241-00

Standard Specification for Materials for Soil-Aggregate Subbase, Base, and Surface Courses


1.1 This specification covers the quality and grading of the following materials for use in the construction of subbase, base, and surface courses: sand-clay mixtures; gravel; stone or slag screenings; sand; crusher-run coarse aggregate consisting of gravel, crushed stone, or slag combined with soil mortar; or any combination of these materials. The requirements are intended to cover only materials having normal or average specific gravity, absorption, and gradation characteristics. Where other materials are to be used, appropriate limits suitable to their use must be specified.

1.2 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the Test Methods portion, Section 9, of this specification. 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.08
Developed by Subcommittee: D18.08
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D1241-00
ICS Code: 93.020