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  • Abrasion Resistance |  ASTM D 4886; Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Geotextiles (Sand paper / Sliding Block Method)
    Geotextiles, Geogrids, Geomembranes, Geonets, Geosynthetics
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM D 4798; Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials (Xenon-Arc Method)
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM D 4799; Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials (Fluorescent UV, Water Spray and Condensation Method)
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM D 5329, Section 15; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 151; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Exposing Nonmetallic Materials in Accelerated Test Devices that Use Laboratory Light Sources
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 153; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Enclosed Carbon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 154; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure on Nonmetallic Materials
    Striping Paints (Traffic Marking)
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 154; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure on Nonmetallic Materials
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 155; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  ASTM G 23; Pertaining to Accelerated Weathering; Practice for Operating Light-Exposure Apparatus (Carbon-Arc Type) With and Without Water for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Accelerated Weathering |  PRI; Accelerated Weathering by APWS, A unique weathering system that allows for aging of complete pavement specimens.
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Accelerated Weathering |  PRI TM-039; Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Pavement Material
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Accelerated Weathering /Aging |  AASHTO R 28; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalt Binders: Modified & Special
  • Accelerated Weathering /Aging |  AASHTO R 28; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalt Binders: Superpave™ Performance Graded (Standard & Modified)
  • Accelerated Weathering /Aging |  ASTM D 6521; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalt Binders: Modified & Special
  • Accelerated Weathering /Aging |  ASTM D 6521; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalt Binders: Superpave™ Performance Graded (Standard & Modified)
  • Accelerated Weathering – Pressure Aging Method |  AASHTO R 28; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalts: Roofing (BUR's, Oxidized (Shingle Coatings), Modified Bitumens (MB's), Others)
  • Accelerated Weathering – Pressure Aging Method |  ASTM D 6521; Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel (PAV)
    Asphalts: Roofing (BUR's, Oxidized (Shingle Coatings), Modified Bitumens (MB's), Others)
  • Accelerated Weathering – UV / Condensate) |  ASTM D 4799; Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials (Fluorescent UV, Water Spray and Condensation Method)
    Asphalts: Roofing (BUR's, Oxidized (Shingle Coatings), Modified Bitumens (MB's), Others)
  • Accelerated Weathering – Xenon Arc |  ASTM D 4798; Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials (Xenon-Arc ethod)
    Asphalts: Roofing (BUR's, Oxidized (Shingle Coatings), Modified Bitumens (MB's), Others)
  • Acetone Extract |  ASTM D 297; Test Method for Rubber Products Chemical Analysis, para 14.1
    Ground Tire (Crumb) Rubber for Use in Asphalt Binders
  • Acid / Base # |  ASTM D 664; Acid Number of Petroleum Products by Potentionmetric Titration
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Acid / Base # |  ASTM D 664; Acid Number of Petroleum Products by Potentionmetric Titration
    Asphalts: Environmental Analysis
  • Acid or Base Modification |  CO DOT CP L 2214; Test Method for Determining Acid or base Modification
    Asphalt Binders: Modified & Special
  • Acidity / Alkalinity |  CO DOT
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Acidity / Alkalinity |  ODOT (Draft)
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Adherent Coating |  ASTM D 5711; Test Method for Determining the Adherent Coating on Coarse Aggregates
    Aggregates and Soils
  • Adhesion (Sand Retention) |  FAA EB 46A; Determination of Adhesion and Sand retention by Pressure Sensitive Tape
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Cured Sealer Films or Residues from Distillation or Evaporation
  • Adhesion to Damp, Wet, or Underwater Surfaces |  ASTM D 6511, Section 17; Test Method for Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds, Wet Surface Adhesion
    Cutback Asphalts and Products  | ASTM D 6511; Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds
  • Aggregate (sand) Content in Bituminous Emulsions |  ASTM D 2939, Section 28; Aggregate (Sand) Content in Bituminous Emulsions
    Asphalt Emulsions: Anionic, Cationic, Polymer Modified, Mineral Colloid and Others  | Liquid Emulsions
  • Aggregate (sand) Content in Bituminous Emulsions |  ASTM D 2939, Section 28; Aggregate (Sand) Content in Bituminous Emulsions
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Liquid Sealers
  • Aggregate Adsorption |  ISSA TB 145; Test Method for Determination on Methylene Blue Adsorption Value (MBV) of Mineral Aggregate Fillers and Fines
    Mix Designs  | Micro-Surfacing and Slurry Seal
  • Aggregate Gradation - Mixture |  AASHTO T 30; Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate
    Mix Designs  | FAA Engineering Brief No. 59, Item P 401
  • Aggregate Properties (SE, Soundness LA Abrasion) |  ISSA A-143; ASTM C 88, C 131, D 2419 - See Aggregate Section
    Mix Designs  | Micro-Surfacing and Slurry Seal
  • Aging |  ASTM D 573; Test Method for Rubber - Deterioration in an Air Oven
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Preformed Rubber Materials
  • Aging (also see Deterioration below) |  ASTM D 5721; Test Method for Air-Oven Aging of Polyolefin Geomembranes
    Geotextiles, Geogrids, Geomembranes, Geonets, Geosynthetics
  • Air Blowing (Oxidation) |  PRI Air Blowing; PRI provides complete laboratory scale air blowing (oxidation), ith stills from 1-10 gals in capacity. Process variables cover a wide range: temperature and air rate controls, inert blanketing, mass losses and condensate recovery. The products from air blowing may be evaluated or used as a raw material in to evaluate blending, polymer modification or value added processing. PRI's laboratory oxidations compare very favorable with full sized still results.
    Special Services: Product Development & Improvement, Additive & Modifier Characterizations
  • Air Blowing (Oxidation) – Laboratory |  Laboratory Air Blowing ; batch process parameters: capacity = 1 – 10 gals; air rate = variable; temperature = 250-550°F; condensate recovery option = Yes; inert purging = Yes; See Air Blowing Section
    Asphalts: Roofing (BUR's, Oxidized (Shingle Coatings), Modified Bitumens (MB's), Others)
  • Air Void Determination |  AASHTO T 269; Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Air Void Determination |  ASTM D 3203; Test Method for Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Air Voids - Hot Mix / Paving Mixtures |  ASTM D 3203; Test Method for Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
    Mix Designs  | Hot Mix Asphalt Designs
  • Air Voids - Mixture |  ASTM D 3203; Test Method for Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
    Mix Designs  | FAA Engineering Brief No. 59, Item P 401
  • Aluminum Content |  ASTM D 6511, Section 14; Test Method for Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds, Aluminum Content
    Cutback Asphalts and Products  | ASTM D 6511; Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds
  • Aniline Point |  ASTM D 611; Aniline Point and Mixed Aniline Point of Petroleum Products and Hydrocarbon Solvents
    Crude Oil Analysis & Evaluations
  • Anti-Stripping Additive in Asphalt |  ID DOT IT-99; Detection of Anti-Stripping Additive in Asphalt
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Anti-Stripping Additive in Asphalt |  State DOTs IT-99-08; Idaho Standard Method of Test for Detection of Anti-Stripping Additive in Asphalt
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • API Gravity |  ASTM D 1250; Guide for Use of Petroleum Measurements Tables
    Crude Oil Analysis & Evaluations
  • API Gravity |  ASTM D 287; API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method)
    Crude Oil Analysis & Evaluations
  • Application Behavior – Brush |  ASTM D 2939, Section 17; Brush-Application Behavior
    Asphalt Emulsions: Anionic, Cationic, Polymer Modified, Mineral Colloid and Others  | Liquid Emulsions
  • Application Behavior – Brush |  ASTM D 2939, Section 17; Brush-Application Behavior
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Liquid Sealers
  • Application Behavior – Spray |  ASTM D 2939, Section 18; Spray-Application Behavior
    Asphalt Emulsions: Anionic, Cationic, Polymer Modified, Mineral Colloid and Others  | Liquid Emulsions
  • Application Behavior – Spray |  ASTM D 2939, Section 18; Spray-Application Behavior
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Liquid Sealers
  • Aromatic / Aliphatic Ratio |  ASTM D 6805; Test Method for Infrared (IR) Procedure for Determination of Aromatic / Aliphatic Ration of Bituminous Emulsions
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Liquid Sealers
  • Ash Content |  AASHTO T 111; Inorganic Matter of Ash in Bituminous Materials
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 128; Test Method for Analysis of Lubricating Grease
    Coal Tar Pitch
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 2939, Section 10; Ash Content
    Rejuvenators and Sealers  | Cured Sealer Films or Residues from Distillation or Evaporation
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 2939, Section 10; Ash Content
    Asphalt Emulsions: Anionic, Cationic, Polymer Modified, Mineral Colloid and Others  | Residues from Distillation or Evaporation
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 297; Test Method for Rubber Products Chemical Analysis, para 14-51
    Ground Tire (Crumb) Rubber for Use in Asphalt Binders
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 482; Ash from Petroleum Products
    Asphalt Emulsions: Anionic, Cationic, Polymer Modified, Mineral Colloid and Others  | Residues from Distillation or Evaporation
  • Ash Content |  ASTM D 6511, Section 9; Test Method for Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds, Ash Content
    Cutback Asphalts and Products  | ASTM D 6511; Solvent Bearing Bituminous Compounds
  • Ash, % |  ASTM D 482; Ash from Petroleum Products
    Crude Oil Analysis & Evaluations
  • Asphalt (Resid/VTB) from Crude via Distillation |  ASTM D 5236; Distillation of Heavy Hydrocarbon Mixture (Vacuum Potstill Method)
    Crude Oil Analysis & Evaluations
  • Asphalt / Bitumen Content |  ASTM D 4; Test Method for Bitumen Content
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Cement Content (from pavement mixtures) |  AASHTO T 308; Asphalt Content of Hot Mix Asphalt by Ignition Oven
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Cement Content (from pavement mixtures) |  ASTM D 6307; Asphalt Content of Hot Mix Asphalt by Ignition Oven
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Compatibility* |  ASTM D 5329, Section 14; Asphalt Compatibility
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Hot-Applied Asphalt Based Materials Specs
  • Asphalt Composition (SARA Analysis with Iatroscan) |  ASTM D 4124; Separation of Asphalt into Four Fractions (asphaltenes, saturates, naphthene aromatics, and polar aromatics)
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Content (Extraction & Recovery) |  ASTM D 6847; Test Method for Quantitative Extraction and Recovery of Asphalt Binder from Asphalt Mixtures
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content (Extraction of GTR Modified Binders) |  CA DOT
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content (Extraction) |  AASHTO T 164; Quantitative Extraction of Asphalt Binder from Bituminous Paving Mixtures
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content (Extraction) |  ASTM D 2172; Quantitative Extraction of Asphalt Binder from Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA)
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content (Extraction) |  CA DOT T 362; Method of Determining Asphalt Content of Bituminous Mixtures by Vacuum Extraction
    Asphalt Binders: Ground Tire Rubber Modified
  • Asphalt Content (Ignition Oven) |  AASHTO T 308; Asphalt Content of Hot Mix Asphalt by Ignition Oven
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content (Ignition Oven) |  ASTM D 6307; Asphalt Content of Hot Mix Asphalt by Ignition Oven
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Content - Mixtures |  ASTM D 2172; Quantitative Extraction of Asphalt Binder from Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA)
    Mix Designs  | Cold Mixes
  • Asphalt Content - Mixtures |  ASTM D 545, Section 7.5; Asphalt Content; Test Methods for Preformed Expansion Joint Fillers for Concrete Construction
    Crack and Joint Sealants (Hot or Cold Applied and Preformed)  | For Preformed Expansion Joint Fillers for Concrete Construction
  • Asphalt Pavement Analyzer (APA) Rut Test |  AASHTO TP 63; Determining Rutting Susceptibility of Asphalt Paving Mixtures Using the Asphalt Pavement Analyzer (APA)
    Pavement Performance Property Tests and Evaluations
  • Asphalt Recovery, Abson Method |  AASHTO T 170; Recovery of Asphalt from Solution by Abson Recovery
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Recovery, Abson Method |  ASTM D 1856; Recovery of Asphalt from Solution by Abson Recovery
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Recovery, Rotovap |  ASTM D 5404; Recovery of Asphalt from Solution Using the Rotavapor Evaporator
    Asphalt Binders: Conventional Properties
  • Asphalt Retention |  ASTM D 6140; Test Method for Determining the Asphalt Retention of Paving Fabrics
    Geotextiles, Geogrids, Geomembranes, Geonets, Geosynthetics
  • Asphaltenes, % |  KS DOT 1007; Pentane Insolubles
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Asphaltenes, (Heptane & Pentane Precipitation) |  UOP 614 (Heptane)/ 99 (Pentane); TM for Insoluble Matter in Oils
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Asphaltenes,% |  ASTM D 3279; n-Heptane Insolubles (also other solvents)
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis
  • Auto Ignition |  ASTM E 659; Auto-Ignition Temperature of Liquid Chemicals
    Asphalts: Chemical Analysis