Standard Historical Last Updated: Oct 13, 2017
ASTM D3549/D3549M-11

Standard Test Method for Thickness or Height of Compacted Bituminous Paving Mixture Specimens

Significance and Use

The thickness of a compacted bituminous paving mixture is often used as a construction check to insure that the proper quantity of materials has been placed on a project and to correct strength measurement on constant diameter specimens with varying heights.

Note 1—The equipment and personnel performing this test method can be evaluated by Practice D 3666.


1.1 This test method covers determination of the thickness (or height) of compacted bituminous paving mixture specimens.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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: 04.03
Developed by Subcommittee: D04.21
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D3549_D3549M-11
ICS Code: 91.100.50; 93.080.20