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Determination of Optimum Amount of Added Water for Bituminous Slurry (Consistency Test)
  • Publication no: AGPT-T270-18
  • Published: 10 May 2018

This test method sets out the procedure to determine the consistency of a bituminous slurry that is then used to optimise the amount of water required to form a workable mixture. This test may not be applicable to certain microsurfacing mixtures due to their different setting characteristics.

  • 1. Preface
  • 2. Principle
  • 3. Scope
  • 4. Further Development
  • 5. Safety Disclaimer
  • 6. References
  • 7. Equipment
  • 8. Procedure
  • 9. Calculation of Consistency
  • 10. Reporting