Category:106.3.2 Material Inspection Test Methods
Materials to be used by MoDOT are tested in accordance with one or more of the following methods:
- (a) The methods specified by a recognized national standard agency such as ASTM, AASHTO, AWWA, AWS, etc.
- (b) The methods specified by a recognized national standard agency modified by MoDOT to reflect local conditions.
- (c) Test methods devised by MoDOT and on file with the Commission as MoDOT Test Methods.
- (d) Test methods as described in the individual articles of the Engineering Policy Guide.
- (e) Test methods specified in the contract.
- (f) When appropriate methods have not been specified, tests shall be performed in a manner determined by the engineer.
When a specification of a recognized national standard agency (ASTM, AASHTO, AWWA, AWS, etc.) is designated, the material shall meet either the designated specification if a date is indicated or the latest revision thereof in effect at the time of letting of the contract. Tests on samples of materials will be made in accordance with the methods specified in the contract or in accordance with the latest methods in effect at the time of letting of the contract, as prescribed by the national standard agency. Such national standard specifications and methods of tests shall include those designated as tentative, interim or amended and officially approved and published by the sponsoring agency.
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Inspections Based on Non-MoDOT Specifications
MoDOT inspectors are often tasked with following specifications neither produced nor controlled by MoDOT such as those for materials and tests governed by AASHTO or ASTM. Also, inspectors may administer contracts using completely different specification systems such as the American Public Works Association or another state’s specification.
Inspectors should be careful not to distribute copyrighted materials outside the department. This includes ASTM and AASHTO specifications referenced in MoDOT specifications and contracts. A contractor, supplier or third party needing a copy of the ASTM or AASHTO specifications must go through retail channels.
The Construction and Materials division licenses the full ASTM standard in electronic form. Any MoDOT inspector needing a copy of an ASTM standard should contact the Materials Lab or the Field Office.
AASHTO standards are available in book format. The Construction and Materials division buys several sets of books each year. Each district should distribute the AASHTO books in the best manner to meet the needs of the inspectors. Districts can elect to buy additional book sets after considering the costs and benefits.
When a non-MoDOT specification is changed the newest version should be followed. If the change made to a non-MoDOT specification negatively impacts the contractor, supplier or MoDOT, the case should be examined and the best course of action determined. Central Office Construction and Materials should be notified when a change in ASTM or AASHTO impacts MoDOT business.
Articles in "106.3.2 Material Inspection Test Methods"
The following 83 pages are in this category, out of 83 total.
- 126.96.36.199 TM-1, Alkalinity of Glass Fiber Mat Materials
- 188.8.131.52 TM-2
- 184.108.40.206 TM-3
- 220.127.116.11 TM-4
- 18.104.22.168 TM-5
- 22.214.171.124 TM-6
- 126.96.36.199 TM-7, Rebound Hammer for Opening Strength of Full Depth Concrete Pavement Repairs
- 188.8.131.52 TM-8, Photometric Test for Measuring the Brightness of Reflective Sheeting
- 184.108.40.206 TM-9, Resilience of Hot-Poured Elastic Type Joint Sealer
- 220.127.116.11 TM-10, Specific Gravity Coarse Aggregate for Bituminous Mixtures
- 18.104.22.168 TM-11, Static Immersion Stripping Test
- 22.214.171.124 TM-12, Stripping of Bituminous-Aggregate Mixtures, Boil Method for Seal Coats
- 126.96.36.199 TM-13
- 188.8.131.52 TM-14, Soundness Test of Coarse Aggregate - Water-Alcohol Freeze Method
- 184.108.40.206 TM-15
- 220.127.116.11 TM-16
- 18.104.22.168 TM-17
- 22.214.171.124 TM-18, Smolder Resistance of Jute Netting
- 126.96.36.199 TM-19, Measurement of Pavement Surface Texture Depth by the Sand-Patch Method
- 188.8.131.52 TM-20, Measurement of Air, Surface or Bituminous Mixture Temperature
- 184.108.40.206 TM-21, Determination of Cobalt in Tungsten Carbide Inserts
- 220.127.116.11 TM-22, Determination of Percent Open Area of Plastic Filter Cloth
- 18.104.22.168 TM-23, Determination of Equivalent Opening Size of Plastic Filter Cloth
- 22.214.171.124 TM-24
- 126.96.36.199 TM-25, Determination of Chlorine in Chlorinated Rubber and Chlorinated Paraffin
- 188.8.131.52 TM-26, Determination of Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Carbonate in Lime and Pigment Materials
- 184.108.40.206 TM-27, Determination of Calcium Oxide and Magnesium Oxide in Hydrated Lime
- 220.127.116.11 TM-28, Determination of Potash in Fertilizer
- 18.104.22.168 TM-29, Determination of Nitrogen in Liquid Fertilizers
- 22.214.171.124 TM-30
- 126.96.36.199 TM-31
- 188.8.131.52 TM-32, Determination of Purity of Sodium Chloride
- 184.108.40.206 TM-33
- 220.127.116.11 TM-34, Determination of Phosphorus in Lubricants
- 18.104.22.168 TM-35, Moisture Offset Factor for a Nuclear Gauge
- 22.214.171.124 TM-36, Density of Plastic Portland Cement Concrete by Nuclear Gauge
- 126.96.36.199 TM-37, Apparent Specific Gravity of Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Mixtures
- 188.8.131.52 TM-38, Determination of Dew Point for Structural Steel Painting
- 184.108.40.206 TM-39, Pull-Out Tests on Expansive Mortars
- 220.127.116.11 TM-40, A One-Point Moisture-Density Relations Test for Soils
- 18.104.22.168 TM-41, Density Testing of Bituminous Mixtures with Nuclear Gauges
- 22.214.171.124 TM-45, Determination of Dry Film Coating Thickness Using Magnetic Gauges
- 126.96.36.199 TM-46, Analysis of Cement, Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Fly Ash
- 188.8.131.52 TM-47
- 184.108.40.206 TM-48, Determination of the Purity of Calcium Chloride
- 220.127.116.11 TM-49, Pull-Out Tests on Chemical Bonding Agents
- 18.104.22.168 TM-50, Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate (Rapid Method)
- 22.214.171.124 TM-51, Determination of Bitumen in Bituminous Paving Mixtures
- 126.96.36.199 TM-52, Determination of Magnesium Chloride in Magnesium Chloride Brine
- 188.8.131.52 TM-53, Determination of Moisture Content of Bituminous Mixtures
- 184.108.40.206 TM-54, Asphalt Cement Content of Bituminous Mixtures by the Nuclear Method
- 220.127.116.11 TM-55, Determination of Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium in Soils
- 18.104.22.168 TM-56, Determination of Sodium Metasilicate (Na2SiO3)
- 22.214.171.124 TM-57, Determination of Manganese and/or Copper in Steel
- 126.96.36.199 TM-58, Determination of Phosphoric Acid (P2O5) in Commercial Fertilizers
- 188.8.131.52 TM-59, Determination of the International Roughness Index
- 184.108.40.206 TM-60, Test of Cellulose and Mineral Fibers for SMA Mixtures
- 220.127.116.11 TM-61, Asphalt Draindown Test Procedure for Stone Mastic Asphalt Mixtures
- 18.104.22.168 TM-62, Prequalification of Dust Suppressants
- 22.214.171.124 TM-63, Determination of Compatibility of Asphalt Release Agents with Hot Asphaltic Concrete
- 126.96.36.199 TM-64, Void Detection and Undersealing Verification Testing of Concrete Pavement with a Falling Weight Deflectometer
- 188.8.131.52 TM-66, Aggregate Sample Reduction
- 184.108.40.206 TM-67, Preparation of Concrete for Use in AASHTO T161 Freeze and Thaw
- 220.127.116.11 TM-68
- 18.104.22.168 TM-70, Glass Bead Tests
- 22.214.171.124 TM-71, Deleterious Content of Aggregate
- 126.96.36.199 TM-72, Sweep Test of Bituminous Surface Treatment Samples
- 188.8.131.52 TM-73, Volume of Voids in Compacted Filler or Fines
- 184.108.40.206 TM-74, Pullout Tests on Epoxy Bonding Agents for Resin Anchor Systems
- 220.127.116.11 TM-75, Determining Segregation Using the Nuclear Density Gauge
- 18.104.22.168 TM-76, Acid Insoluble Residue
- 22.214.171.124 TM-77, Determining the Binder Ignition Aggregate Correction Factor for Mixtures Containing Rap
- 126.96.36.199 TM-78, Los Angeles Abrasion for Lightweight Aggregate
- 188.8.131.52 TM-79, Procedure to Prepare Aggregate to Determine the Plasticity Index
- 184.108.40.206 TM-80, Measurement of Retroreflectivity by Handheld Retroreflectometers
- 220.127.116.11 TM-81, Specific Gravity and Absorption of Aggregate Using Automatic Vacuum Sealing Method
- 18.104.22.168 TM-82, Concrete Uniformity
- 22.214.171.124 TM-83, Field Estimation of Water Permeability of Compacted Asphalt Paving Mixtures
- 126.96.36.199 TM-84, Pipe Laser Profile Calibration
- 188.8.131.52 TM-85 Determination of Polyphosphoric Acid (PPA) in Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binders
- 184.108.40.206 TM-86 Preparation of Samples for Surface Sealer Wet Track Abrasion
- 220.127.116.11 TM-87 No-Pick-Up Time for Tack Coats
- 18.104.22.168 TM-88 Bond Strength Test for Tack Coat