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ASTM D6276

Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 February 1999
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Physical properties of soils): 13.080.20
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1. Scope

1.1 This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the −425-µm (No. 40) sieve. The optimum soil-lime proportion for soil stabilization is determined by tests of specific characteristics of stabilized soil such as unconfined compressive strength or plasticity index.

1.2 Some highly alkaline by-products (lime kiln dust, cement kiln dust, and so forth) have been successfully used to stabilize soil. This test method is not intended for these materials and any such product would need to be tested for specific characteristics as indicated in 1.1.

1.3 This test method is used to determine the lowest percentage of lime that results in a soil-lime pH of 12.4.

1.4 Lime is not an effective stabilizing agent for all soils. Some soil components such as sulfates, phosphates, organics, and so forth can adversely affect soil-lime reactions and may produce erroneous results using this test method.

1.5 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

February 1, 2019
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the 425μm (No. 40) sieve. The optimum...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the −425-µm (No. 40) sieve. The...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the −425-µm (No. 40) sieve. The...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the −425-μm (No. 40) sieve. The...
ASTM D6276
February 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
1. Scope 1.1 This test method provides a means for estimating the soil-lime proportion requirement for stabilization of a soil. This test method is performed on soil passing the −425-µm (No. 40)...
June 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Using pH to Estimate the Soil-Lime Proportion Requirement for Soil Stabilization
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