AASHTO T 176
Standard Method of Test for Plastic Fines in Graded Aggregates and Soils by Use of the Sand Equivalent Test
|Publication Date:||1 January 2008|
This test is intended to serve as a rapid field test to show the relative proportions of fine dust or claylike material in soils or graded aggregates.
The following applies to all specified limits in this standard: For the purpose of determining conformance with these specifications, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off "to the nearest unit" in the last right-hand place of figures used in expressing the limiting value, in accordance with R 11, Indicating Which Places of Figures Are to Be Considered Significant in Specified Limiting Values.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
Refer to R 16 for regulatory information for chemicals.