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ASTM E274/E274M

Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 December 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Road construction materials): 93.080.20
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This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire.

This test method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state friction force on a locked test wheel as it is dragged over a wetted pavement surface under constant load and at a constant speed while its major plane is parallel to its direction of motion and perpendicular to the pavement.

The values measured represent the frictional properties obtained with the equipment and procedures stated herein and do not necessarily agree or correlate directly with those obtained by other pavement friction measuring methods. The values are intended for use in evaluating the skid resistance of a pavement relative to that of other pavements or for evaluating changes in the skid resistance of a pavement with the passage of time. The values are insufficient to determine the distance required to stop a vehicle on either a wet or a dry pavement. They are also insufficient for determining the speed at which control of a vehicle would be lost, because peak and side force friction are also required for these determinations.

The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the standard.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific safety precautions, see Section 5.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM E274/E274M
December 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. This test method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state...
December 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. This test method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state...
January 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. This test method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state...
February 15, 2006
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. This test method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state...
November 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. 1.2 This test method utilizes a measurement representing the...
January 1, 1990
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
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May 31, 1985
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR SKID RESISTANCE OF PAVED SURFACES USING A FULL- SCALE TIRE
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November 5, 1979
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. This method utilizes a measurement representing the steady-state friction force...
October 2, 1970
Standard Test Method for Skid Resistance of Paved Surfaces Using a Full-Scale Tire
This method covers the measurement of skid resistance of paved surfaces with a specified full-scale automotive tire. The method utilizes a measurement representing the steady state friction force on...
January 1, 1965
Tentative Method of Test for SKID RESISTANCE OF PAVEMENTS USING A TWO-WHEEL TRAILER
This method covers the measurement of the skid resistance values of pavements using a two-wheel towed trailer. The two-wheel towed trailer unit is a steady state sliding tester that measures the...

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