ASTM-C136 Standard Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

ASTM-C136 - 2014 EDITION - CURRENT -- See the following: ASTM-C41 ASTM-D18 ASTM-D19 ASTM-D7
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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the particle size distribution of fine and coarse aggregates by sieving.

1.2 Some specifications for aggregates which reference this test method contain grading requirements including both coarse and fine fractions. Instructions are included for sieve analysis of such aggregates.

1.3 Units—The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

Note 1: Sieve size is identified by its standard designation in Specification E11. The alternative designation given in parentheses is for information only and does not represent a different standard sieve size. Specification E11 cites the following with respect to SI units versus inch-pound units as standard. “The values stated in SI units shall be considered standard for the dimensions of the sieve cloth openings and the wire diameters used in the sieve cloth. The values stated in inch-pound units shall be considered standard with regard to the sieve frames, pans,” and covers.

1.4 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.

Keywords

aggregate; coarse aggregate; fine aggregate; gradation; grading; sieve analysis; size analysis;; ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)

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04.02 (Concrete and Aggregates)

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91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products Including admixtures)

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Document Number

ASTM-C136/C136M-14

Revision Level

2014 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision with Designation Change

Publication Date

Feb. 15, 2015

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

C09.20