ASTM D6927 - 06

Standard Test Method for Marshall Stability and Flow of Bituminous Mixtures

This standard is a part of ASTM Book of Standards Volume 04.03

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Annotation and contents

Source of this annotation and contents: ASTM International.

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers measurement of resistance to plastic flow of 102 mm (4 in.) cylindrical specimens of bituminous paving mixture loaded in a direction perpendicular to the cylindrical axis by means of the Marshall apparatus. This test method is for use with dense graded bituminous mixtures prepared with asphalt cement (modified and unmodified), cutback asphalt, tar, and tar-rubber with maximum size aggregate up to 25 mm (1 in.) in size (passing 25 mm (1 in.) sieve).

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

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.

Alternate designation

  • ASTM D 6927
  • ASTM D6927-06
  • ASTM D 6927-06