Lab 1 - Miner Testing Laboratories Missouri S&T...

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Miner Testing Laboratories Butler-Carlton Hall Rolla, MO 65401 February 1, 2008 Possum Grape Quarry, Inc. Attn: Jimmy Crackcorn Highway 101, Box 000 Possum Grape, AR 72143 RE: Aggregate Acceptance Testing Dear Mr. Crackcorn, Enclosed are the results of the tests performed on the aggregate samples that you sent to Miner Testing Laboratories on January 20, 2008. According to the gradation results: Concrete Sand failed ASTM and MoDOT Base stone passed ASTM, MoDOT, and AASHTO Masonry sand failed ASTM Manufactured sand passed ASTM, failed MoDOT ½” Minus failed all three MoDOT types 3/8” clean failed ASTM and MoDOT Concrete gravel failed ASTM and MoDOT Furthermore, the California Bearing Ratio test gave the base rock a CBR value of 52. This is above the acceptable value of 20 for sub-base rock, but well-below the base rock standard of 80. If we can be of further service, please call us at 1-800-277-4258 (1-800-ASPHALT). We look forward to hearing from you again. Sincerely, Student Name Miner Testing Laboratories
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CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS CE 216 Section A Laboratory Exercise #1 Dr. Richardson Sieve Analysis Material finer than #200 Sieve California Bearing Ratio (CBR) of crushed stone base material Squad #1 By: Student Name February 1, 2008
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INTRODUCTION This report is in response to the request to verify that materials used at Possum Grape Sand and Gravel, Inc. of Possum Grape, Arkansas, meet the appropriate ASTM, AASHTO, or MoDOT specifications. All materials were sampled by personnel from the Possum Grape operation and delivered to the laboratory, and it is assumed that the specifications in ASTM D75 Standard Methods of Aggregate Sampling were followed. The materials were tested for gradation, percent finer than the #200 sieve, and the
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