Asphalt Cement and Bitumen Tests:

BCRCo provides a wide variety of Asphalt and Bitumen Tests in all over Afghanistan; in provinces like Kabul, Herat, Mazar, Kandahar, Jalal Abad, Badakhshan, Badghis, Ghor, Farah, Helmand, Bamyan, and others.

No.Test MethodTest Procedure Title
1ASTM D 5Penetration
2ASTM D 36Softening Point
3ASTM D 70Specific Gravity & Density
4ASTM D 113Ductility
5ASTM D 140Sampling Bituminous Materials
6ASTM D 242Mineral Filler for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
7ASTM D 243Penetration Residue
8ASTM D 244Emulsified Asphalts
9ASTM D 1074Compressive Strength
10ASTM D 1075Effect of Water on Compressive Strength
11ASTM D 1188Bulk Specific Gravity & Density Using Coated Samples
12ASTM D 1461Moisture or Volatile Distillates in Bituminous Paving Mixtures
13ASTM D 1559Resistance of Plastic Flow by Marshall
14ASTM D 1560Resistance to Deformation & Cohesion by Hveem
15ASTM D 1754Effect of Heat & Air by Thin Film Oven
16ASTM D 2041Theoretical Maximum Specific Gravity & Density (Rice)
17ASTM D 2042Solubility by Trichloroethylene
18ASTM D 2170Kinematic Viscosity
19ASTM D 2172Quantitative Extraction
20ASTM D 2726Bulk Specific Gravity and Density
21ASTM D 2950Density of Bituminous Concrete in Place by Nuclear Methods
22ASTM D 3203Percent Air Voids
23ASTM D 4125Asphalt Content by Nuclear Method
24ASTM D 4867Effect of Moisture
25ASTM D 5444Mechanical Size Analysis of Extracted Aggregate
26CRD-C 649Unit Weight, Marshall Stability, and Flow of Bituminous Mixtures
27CRD-C 650Density and Percent Voids
28ASTM D 88Sybolt Viscosity
29ASTM D 92Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
30ASTM D 95Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Material by Distillation
31ASTM D 546Sieve Analysis of Mineral Filler for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
32ASTM D 979Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures
33ASTM D 2489Estimating Degree of Particle Coating of Bituminous-Aggregate Mixture
34ASTM D 3549Thickness or Height of Compacted Bituminous Paving Mixture Specimens
35ASTM D 3665Random Sampling of Construction Material
36ASTM D 3666Minimum Requirements for Agencies Testing and Inspection Road and Paving Material
37ASTM D 5361Sampling Compacted Bituminous Mixtures for Laboratory Testing
38ASTM D 6926Preparation of Bituminous Specimens Using Marshall Apparatus
39ASTM D 6927Marshall Stability and Flow of Bituminous Mixtures
40CRD-C 652Standard Test Method for Measurement of Reduction in Marshall Stability of Bituminous Mixtures Caused by Immersion in Water
41AASHTO T 59Standard Method of Test for Emulsified Asphalts
42AASHTO T 79Flash Point with Tag Open-Cup Apparatus for Use with Material Having a Flash Less Than 93.3°c (200°F)
43AASHTO T 182Coating and Stripping of Bitumen-Aggregate Mixtures
44AASHTO T 230Determining Degree of Pavement Compaction of Bituminous Aggregate Mixtures
45AASHTO T 283Standard Method of Test for Resistance of Compacted Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) to Moisture-Induced Damage