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Bituminous materials testing

JFTS' bituminous testing services are used for investigating the quality of road and pavement base materials, its application and identifying any potential problem areas.

Testing is an important process in determining whether the bitumen materials meet adequate performance levels. JFTS technicians work sustainably, using our advanced, specialist testing equipment and vehicles, with strict compliance to industry recommended procedures.

Our bituminous testing includes:

Test Regulatory standard
Core log / photo EN 12697-36
Determination of bulk density - Procedure A: Dry BS EN 12697-6
Determination of bulk density - Procedure B: SSD BS EN 12697-6
Determination of bulk density Procedure C: Sealed specimen  BS EN 12697-6
Laboratory compaction by vibrationary compactor  BS EN 12697-32
Maximum density - Volumetric BS EN 12697-5
Percentage refusal density BS EN 12697-9 / BS EN 12697-32
Soluble binder content and PSD - bottle and filter BS EN 12697-1
Soluble binder content  BS 598-102
Washing and drying sieving  BS EN 933-1 / BS EN 12697-2: 2002
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