Asphalt Testing Solutions

Test Methods & Services

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

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Bituminous Testing & Services
AASHTOASTMFMOTHERDESCRIPTION
AGGREGATE TESTING
T 11 / T 27C 117 / C 136FM 1-T 011 Mechanical Sieve Analysis
T 37D546  Mechanical Sieve Analysis of Mineral Filler
T 134   Moisture Content
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 085 Specific Gravity – Coarse Aggregate
T 304C1252  Uncompacted Voids – Fine
T 326   Uncompacted Voids – Coarse
T 112C142  Clay Lumps & Friable Particles
T 96C131FM 1-T 096 LA Abrasion
  FM 5-510 Acid Insolubles
T 104C88  Soundness Testing
HOT MIX TESTING
        Aggregate Breakdown, Batching & Mixing
T 30  D5444 FM 1-T 030   Mechanical Sieve Analysis of Extracted Aggregate (HMA)
T 166 D2726 FM 1-T 166   Bulk Specific Gravity, Gmb (no prep, loose mix, lab mix)
T 331 D6752     Bulk Specific Gravity, Gmb by Core Lok
T 209 D2041 FM 1-T 209   Maximum Specific Gravity, Gmm (loose mix, breakdown, lab mix)
  D6857     Maximum Specific Gravity, Gmm by Core Lok
T 269 D3203     Air Voids
  D6752 / D6857     Air Voids by Core Lok
T 308 D6307 FM 5-563   Asphalt Content by Ignition Oven
T 308 D6307 FM 5-563   Ignition Oven Calibration
T 195 D2489     Particle Coating
T 305 D6390   EN 12697-B Draindown
      FAA P-404 Kerosene Fuel Resistance
      Shell Method Diesel Resistance (28 days)
  D1074     Marshall Compression Strength
R 35(8) X 2       Gyration Ratio
TP 114   FM 5-599   Shear Bond Strength Testing 
TP 124       Intermediate Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) – I-FIT
  D8044     Intermediate Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) – LSU
  D8225     IDEAL-CT (no prep, loose mix, lab mix)
  D3549     Roadway Cores Weights & Measures
T 324     TEX-242-F Hamburg Wheel Tracking Test (HWT) (no prep, loose mix, lab mix)
T 340       Asphalt Pavement Analyzer (APA) (no prep, loose mix, lab mix)
      TEX-248-F Overlay Test
T 312 D6925     Superpave Gyratory Compaction (w/ Gmb)
        Gmm / Burn & Grade
R68 D6926     Marshall Compaction
T 245 D6927     Marshall Stability & Flow
  D6931     Indirect Tensile Strength (IDT) (no prep, loose mix, lab mix)
TP 105       Low Temperature SCB
    FM 5-565   Asphalt Permeability – Falling head
  D7369     Resilient Modulus / Structural Number Coeff.
T 378       Dynamic Modulus, E* (1 temp., 1 frequency)
R84       Dynamic Modulus Master Curve
T 378       HMA Flow Number (with prep)
      The UF Method SP Indirect Tension (IDT) UF Fracture Energy
T 322       Thermal Cracking (3 temperatures)
  D7313     Disc-Shaped Compact Tension (DCT) @ 1 temp.
T 321       Beam Fatigue @ 1 temp. / 1 frequency
T 164(A) D2172(A) FM 5-524   Centrifuge Extraction / Reflux Extraction
  D5404
D7906
FM 3-D5404   Rotovap Recovery
TP 108     NZTA Rpt 265 Cantabro Mass Loss
MOISTURE Testing
T 164(10) / T 165D1074/D1075  Effect of Water on Cohesion of Marshall Mix
T 182D3625  Stripping Evaluation by Boil Test
   VTM-13VDOT Stripping Evaluation
T 283D4867FM 1-T 283 Stripping Evaluation by TSR
  FM 5-508 FDOT Effectiveness of Anti-Strip Additives
ASPHALT BINDER Testing
M320 / M332D6373  Performance Grade Verification
M320 / M332   Recovered PG Verification
  Section 916 FDOT PG with Delta Tc
R 29D7643  Performance Grade Determination
M320 / M332D7643  Recovered PG Determination
T 350D7405  Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR)
T 49D5  Penetration
T 316D4402  Asphalt Binder – Rotational Viscosity
T 316D4402  Mixing & Compaction Temperatures (2 Temps)
T 316D4402  Viscosity Blending Chart (5 Temps)
T 240D2872  Rolling Thin Film Oven & Mass Loss
R 28   Pressure Aging Vessel (20 Hours)
T 73D93  Flash Point – PMCC
T 228D70  Specific Gravity @ 25C
 D2042  Solubility in TCE
T 313D6648  Creep Stiffness – BBR (w/out and w/ aging)
T 59   pH
T 301   FTIR Polymer content
   FAA P-632Emulsified Asphalt Spray Seal Coat Testing (Airports)
T 47D6  Loss on Heating – Binder, Emulsion, Coal Tar
T 111D2939 (10)  Ash Content (Mineral Content)
T 59 (7) FM 1-T059 Emulsion Residue Content by Evaporation
T 315D7175  Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
T 202D2171  Absolute Viscosity
MIX DESIGNS
M 323 / R35  MS-2Superpave Asphalt Mix Design
R 35  MS-2Volumetric Calculations
   MS-2Marshall Asphalt Mix Design
PP 77D7064 NCHRP Rpt 877OGFC / PFC Mix Design
R 46D6390  SMA Mix Design
   ATSMix Design Verification @ optimum
   MS-14Cold In-Place Recycling Design
   per requirementsCold Patch Design
    Superpave Asphalt Mix Design – Revision
   ATSInspection Travel (mileage and professional time)
 D5361  Preliminary Roadway Coring
  FM 5-509 Rolling Straightedge
FIELD Services
QC / QA Level 1 Plant or Roadway QC/QA Technician/Inspector (density monitoring, roadway coring & cross slope measurement)
QC / QA Level 2 Plant or Roadway QC/QA Technician/Inspector (yield measurements, rolling straightedge & project documentation)
QC / QA Levels 1 & 2 Plant or Roadway QC/QA Technician/Inspector (all of the above)
PROFESSIONAL Services
ATS Engineer, P.E. Review, Analysis and Report
ATS Project Manager / Visual Inspection
ATS Administrative Oversight
ATS Review, Analysis and Report
ATS Engineering Analysis Report (EAR) – Testing
ATS Engineering Analysis Report (EAR) – Review, Analysis and Report
ATS Expert Witness / Litigation Support
ATS Sign & Seal Report
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