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Recommended Tests for Construction Materials

Base Course
Gradation
Mod Proctor
CBR
Atterberg Limits
Fractured Faces
Los Angeles Abrasion

Sub-Base Course
Gradation
Mod. Proctor
CBR
Atterberg Limits
Los Angeles Abrasion

Backfill Sand
Modified Proctor
Gradation
Atterberg Limits

Asphalt Aggregates – Coarse Aggregate


Gradation
LAA
Specific Gravity & Absorption
Fractured Faces
Flat & Elongated Particles
Coating & Stripping
Soundness
Asphalt Aggregates – Fine Aggregate
Gradation
Specific Gravity & Absorption
Fine Aggregate Angularity
Sand Equivalent Value
Plasticity Index
Soundness

Concrete Aggregates – Coarse Aggregate


Gradation
LAA
Clay Lumps & Friable Particles
Soundness
Bulk Density
Alkali – Silica Reactivity

Concrete Aggregates – Fine Aggregate


Gradation
Clay Lumps & Friable Particles
Organic Impurities
Soundness
Bulk Density
Alkali – Silica Reactivity