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ASTM International - ASTM D6608-20

Standard Practice for the Identification of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Asphalt Mixes

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Road construction materials): 93.080.20
significance And Use:

4.1 Asphalt contains sulfur compounds, most of which are removed during refining; the resulting asphalt also contains sulfur compounds which are released at the temperatures above 230 °C. Trinidad... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice shall be used for the qualitative determination of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Trinidad Lake Modified Asphalt Cements obtained from production blends or recovered binder from asphalt paving mixtures.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This practice is limited to asphalt binders which are produced in accordance with Specification D5710/D5710M.

1.4 Warning-Mercury has been designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and many state agencies as a hazardous material that can cause central nervous system, kidney, and liver damage. Mercury, or its vapor, may be hazardous to health and corrosive to materials. Caution should be taken when handling mercury and mercury-containing products. See the applicable Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for details and EPA's website-http://www.epa.gov/mercury/index.htm-for additional information. Users should be aware that selling mercury and/or mercury-containing products into your state may be prohibited by state law.

1.5 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

1.6 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.

1.7 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 D6608-20
November 1, 2020
Standard Practice for the Identification of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Asphalt Mixes
1.1 This practice shall be used for the qualitative determination of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Trinidad Lake Modified Asphalt Cements obtained from production blends or recovered binder from asphalt...
December 1, 2012
Standard Practice for the Identification of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Asphalt Mixes
1.1 This practice shall be used for the qualitative determination of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Trinidad Lake Modified Asphalt Cements obtained from production blends or recovered binder from asphalt...
June 1, 2006
Standard Practice for the Identification of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Asphalt Mixes
Bitumen contains sulfur compounds most of which are removed during refining, the resulting asphalt cement also contains sulfur compounds which are released at the temperatures above 230°C (446°F)....
December 10, 2000
Standard Practice for the Identification of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Asphalt Mixes
1.1 This practice shall be used for the qualitative determination of Trinidad Lake Asphalt in Trinidad Lake Modified Asphalt Cements obtained from production blends or recovered binder from asphalt...
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