Test Methods

ATS laboratories and technicians are FDOT and AASHTO materials certified. Our technicians provide asphalt testing services for Marshall and Superpave mix as well as material testing.  Some of these materials include binder testing and binder modification testing, bitumen testing, fibers testing, chemical additives testing, anti-strips testing and warm mix additives testing.

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Bituminous Testing & Services
AASHTOASTMFMOTHERDESCRIPTION
Aggregate Testing
T 30 FM 1-T 030 Mechanical Sieve Analysis of Extracted Aggregate
T 11 / T 27C 117 / C 136FM 1-T 011 Mechanical Sieve Analysis
T 37D546  Mechanical Sieve Analysis of Mineral Filler
T 304   Fine Aggregate Angularity
T 335D5821  Coarse Aggregate – Fracture Faces (1 face / 2 faces)
 D4791  Flat & Elongated
T 176D2419  Sand Equivalence (Soil & Aggregate)
T 84C128FM 1-T 084 Specific Gravity – Fine Aggregate
T 85C127FM 1-T 805 Specific Gravity – Coarse Aggregate
T 304C1252  Uncompacted Voids – Fine
TP 56C1252  Uncompacted Voids – Coarse
T 112C142  Clay Lumps & Friable Particles
T 96C131FM 1-T 096 LA Abrasion
Hot Mix Testing
T 166D2726FM 1-T 166 Bulk Specific Gravity, Gmb
T 209D2041FM 1-T 209 Maximum Specific Gravity, Gmm
T 269D3203  Air Voids
T 308D6307FM 5-563 Asphalt Content by Ignition Oven
T 308D6307FM 5-563 Ignition Oven Calibration
T 195D2489  Particle Coating
 D6390 EN12697-BDraindown
   FAA P-601Kerosene Fuel Resistance
   Shell MethodDiesel Resistance (28 days)
R 35 X2.8.3   Gyration Ratio
TP 114 FM 5-599 Bond Strength Testing
TP 124   Intermediate Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) – I-FIT
 D8044  Intermediate Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) – LSU
 D3549  Roadway Cores Weights & Measures
T 324  TEX-242-FHamburg Wheel Tracking Test (HWT)
T 340   Asphalt Paving Analyzer (APA)
T 312D6945  Superpave Gyratory Compaction
R68D6936  Marshall Compaction
T 245D6927  Marshall Stability & Flow
 D6931  Indirect Tensile Strength (IDT)
T 164(A)D2172(A)FM 5-524 Centrifuge Extraction
 D5404
D7906
FM 3-D5404 Rotovap Recovery
TP 108  N2TA Rpt 265Cantabro Mass Loss
Moisture Testing
T 164 / T 165D1074/D1075  Effect of Water on Cohesion of Marshall Mix
T 182D3625  Stripping Evaluation by Boil Test
T 283D4867FM 1-T 283 Stripping Evaluation by TSR
  FM 5-508 FDOT Effectiveness of Anti-Strip Additives
Asphalt Binder Testing
T 316D4402  Asphalt Binder – Rotational Viscosity
T 316D4402  Mixing & Compaction Temperatures (2 Temps)
T 316D4402  Viscosity Blending Chart (5 Temps)
T 43D6  Loss on Heating – Binder, Emulsion, Coal Tar
T 111D2939 (10)  Ash Content (Mineral Content)
T 59 (7) FM 1-T 59 Emulsion Residue Content by Evaporation
T 315D7175  Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
T 202D21271  Absolute Viscosity
Mix Designs
M 323 / R35  MS-2Superpave Asphalt Mix Design
   MS-2Marshall Asphalt Mix Design
PP 77D7064 NCHRP Rpt 877OGFC / PFC Mix Design
R 46D6390  SMA Mix Design
   MS-14Cold IN-Place Recycling Design
 D5361  Roadway Coring
  FM 5-509 Rolling Straightedge

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