ASTM-D517 Standard Specification for Asphalt Plank

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This specification covers asphalt plank used for bridge decks as well as for industrial floors. Asphalt planks shall be classified according to usage: Type Ia; Type Ib; and Type II. Asphalt plank shall be formed from a mixture of asphalt, fibers, modifiers, or a combination thereof, and mineral filler in such a manner as to produce a uniformly dense mass. The following test methods shall be intended to measure those attributes necessary to measure the ability of asphalt plank to provide a reasonably long and satisfactory service: absorption; brittleness; dimensions; and hardness.





1.1 This specification covers asphalt plank used for bridge decks as well as for industrial floors.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 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.


asphalt plank; bridge deck waterproofing; protection course; industrial flooring;; ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials); 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.03 (Road and Paving Materials; Vehicle-Pavement Systems)

To find similar documents by classification:

91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials Including geomembranes, asphalts for buildings, etc.)

93.080.20 (Road construction materials Including asphalts, road pavements, etc.)

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1998 R15 EDITION



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Oct. 1, 2015

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3 pages

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