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  • 03 CENTRAL LABORATORY

  • Materials Tested

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    ASPHALT PAVEMENTS
     
    Materials Type ​Material Responsible Party Standard Asphalt Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​Asphalt Bases & Pavemen​ts​Asphalt Concrete Surface CourseTesting Technicians​AASHTO T30
    AASHTO T166
    AASHTO T209
    AASHTO T283
    AASHTO T305
    AASHTO T308
    AASHTO T312
    ASTM D6752
    ASTM D685​
    Various as Modified by the Department:
    AASHTO T30
    AASHTO T166
    AASHTO T209
    AASHTO T283
    AASHTO T305
    AASHTO T308
    AASHTO T312
    ASTM D6752
    ASTM D6857​
    609, 610, 650, 652, 661
    Asphalt Concrete Intermediate Course​
    ​Asphalt Concrete Base Course
    ​Asphalt Drainage Course
    ​Micro-Surfacing
    ​Open-Graded Asphalt Friction Course
    Slurry Seal
    Ultrathin Hot Mix Asphalt​
    ​Asphalt, Recycled Materials​Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP)​Testing TechniciansAASHTO T30   AASHTO T308As Modified
    by the Department:
    AASHTO T30

    AASHTO T308

    and
    ​Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS)

    ASPHALT BINDERS
     

     Materials Type

    Material​ Responsible Party​ Standard​ ​Asphalt Lab Test Method​ Specification Reference​
    Asphalt Binder

    ​PG Grades(Various) 58-22

    64-22

    70-22

    76-22

    ​Asphalt Sub-Section​AASHTO M320​None​​1020-2

    ASPHALT EMULSIONS
     
    ​​Materials Type​ ​Material​ Responsible Party​​Standard​​Asphalt Lab Test Method​ Specification Reference​
    ​Asphalt Culvert CompoundBituminous Pipe Coating​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M190​None ​1032
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt, Alphabond​Emulsion Technician​None​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CMS-6
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CMS-PX
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CQS-1H
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CQS-1HLM
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CRS-1
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    CRS-1H
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​CRS-2​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​ CRS-2L​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​ CRS-2P​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None​1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​ CSS-1H​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​CSS-1RP​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​EAP​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​HFMS-1​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​HFMS-2​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified​Emulsified Asphalt,​HFMS-2H​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    Non-Tracking
    ​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    PEP
    ​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    PMEM
    ​Emulsion Technician​None​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,
    ​RS-1
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M140​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    RS-1H
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M140​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    RS-2
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M140​​None1020-3
    ​Asphalt Emulsified
    ​Emulsified Asphalt,​
    SS-1
    ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M140​​None1020-3

    ASPHALT PRIME COATS
     
    Materials Type​ Material​ Responsible Party​ ​Standard​ ​​​Asphalt Lab Test Method​ Specification Reference​
    ​​Asphalt, Prime Coat​Prime Coat (Various) ​Emulsion Technician​AASHTO M208​None1020-5

    AGGREGATES FOR ASPHALT  
                 
    ​Materials Type ​Material

    Responsible Party

    Standard ​Asphalt Lab Test Method Specification Reference

    Aggregate, Coarse

    Coarse Aggregate

    Testing Technicians

    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T85
    AASHTO T112
    AASHTO T327
    ASTM D4791
    ASTM D5821
    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T85
    AASHTO T112
    AASHTO T327
    ASTM D4791
    ASTM D5821

    1005, 1012, and

    QMS Manual

    Aggregate, Fine – Asphalt

    ​Sand / Screenings

    Testing Technicians

    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T84
    AASHTO T112
    AASHTO T176
    AASHTO T304
    AASHTO T327
    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T84
    AASHTO T112
    AASHTO T176
    AASHTO T304
    AASHTO T327

    1005, 1012, and

    QMS Manual


    AGGREGATES
     

    ​Material

    Typical Turnaround (Business Days) Standard Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​AASHTO ASTM

    ​Coarse: #5,57,57M,

    67,78M,8,9

    ​14

    T27, T112, T85, T96, T104, T19, T11, T248

    C136 C142 
    C127 C131 C29  
    C117 
    C702 C566

    None 1005-1
    Fine: 2MS, 2S, 4S 14 ​T27, T112, T84,  T104, T19,  T21, 
    T11,  T248
    ​C136 C142 
    C128  C87 
    C40 
    C29  C117 
    C702 C566
    ​None None​
    ​#78-M Stone for Electro-chemical 5 None None ​MT-C-ELEC​

    ​NCDOT Geotechnical Engineering Unit:MSE Retaining Walls Provision (LRFD)


    COARSE AGGREGATE
       
    ​Material ​Material Type Responsible Party Standard GeoMaterials Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​Coarse AggregateAggregate Base Course ​Testing Technicians
    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T265
    AASHTO T307
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T180 (NCDOT Modified)
    1010
    ​Coarse Aggre​gateAggregate for Cement Treated Base​Testing Technicians
    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T265
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T180 (NCDOT Modified)
    ​1010

    SOILS
     
    Material Material Type Responsible PartyStandard GeoMaterials Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​​Soils
    Undisturbed Soils​Soil Mechanics Engineer
    ​​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T100
    AASHTO T267
    AASHTO T289
    AASHTO T208
    AASHTO T215
    AASHTO T216
    AASHTO T265
    AASHTO T267
    AASHTO T296
    AASHTO T297
    AASHTO T307
    AASHTO M145
    ASTM D5084
    ASTM D7181
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    (NCDOT Modified)
    ​N/A
    ​​Soils​Disturbed Soils​​Testing Technicians
    ​​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T99
    AASHTO T100
    AASHTO T134
    AASHTO T193
    AASHTO T215
    AASHTO T265
    AASHTO T296
    AASHTO T297
    AASHTO T307
    AASHTO M145
    ASTM D1633
    ASTM D5084
    ​​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    (NCDOT Modified)
    ​N/A

    BORROW MATERIALS
     
    MaterialMaterial Type Responsible PartyStandard GeoMaterials Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​Borrow Materials​Soils​​Testing Technicians​
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T100
    AASHTO T265
    AASHTO T267
    AASHTO T289
    AASHTO M145
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    (NCDOT Modified)
    1018
    ​Borrow MaterialsAggregates​​Testing Technicians
    ​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T265​
    ​​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90 (NCDOT Modified)
    1019

    SELECT MATERIALS
     
    ​MaterialMaterial Type Responsible PartyStandard GeoMaterials Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    ​​Select Materials​Soils, fine or coarse aggregates​Testing Technicians
    ​​AASHTO T11
    AASHTO T27
    AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90
    AASHTO T265
    AASHTO M145
    ​AASHTO T87
    AASHTO T88
    AASHTO T89
    AASHTO T90 (NCDOT Modified)
    ​​1016

    CONCRETE
      
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) Standard Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ASTM
    Concrete Cylinders for Corrosion Inhibitors 7 None None C-20.1 1000-4(K)

    Concrete Cylinders for Compression: 

    Class AA, AA Slip Form, Drilled Pier, A, B, B Slip Formed, Pavement

    28 T22
    T23
    C617
    C1231
    C39
    None Table 1000-1
    Concrete Cylinders for Compression: Precast 28 T22
    T23
    C617
    C1231
    C39
    None Table 1077-1
    Concrete Cylinders for Compression: Prestress 28 T22
    T23
    C617
    C1231
    C39
    None Table 1078-1
    Concrete Cylinders for Compression, Latex Modified 7 T22
    T119
    T152
    C617
    C1231
    C39
    None
    PSP004 Latex Modified Concrete-Very Early Strength
    PSP003 Latex Modified Concrete
    Concrete Cores for Absorption 7 None None None None
    Concrete Cores for Strength 5 None C39
    C42
    None None
    Shotcrete 28 None C39
    C1140
    C1604
    None None
    Elastomeric Concrete 14 None None None PSP005 Elastomeric Concrete

    CEMENT  
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    Cement, Portland, Type XX​ 14​
    M85
    T105
    C150
    C114
    C-XRF-10.1
    C-XRF-1000.1
    1024-1
    ​Cement, Portland – For Masonry ​14​ None​ C91​
    C-XRF-10.1
    C-XRF-1000.1
    1040-5​
    ​Cement, Portland for Stabilization 14
    M85
    T105  
    C150
    C114​
    C-XRF-10.1
    C-XRF-1000.1
    542-2
    ​Cement, Portland, for Chemistry 7
    M85
    T105
    C150
    C114
    C-XRF-10.1
    C-XRF-1000.1
    ​Hydraulic Cement Acceptance Program

     POZZOLANS
      
    Material
    Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​Standard Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO​ ASTM​

    Fly ​Ash

    14​ None C618 ​C-10.0 to 10.4
    XRF-4000.1
    1024-5
    ​Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag 14 ​M 302
    Grade 100
    ​None C-10.0 to 10.4
    XRF-4000.1​​
    ​1024-6
    ​Silica Fume ​14 ​None ​C1240 Tables 1, 2 and 3 None 1024-7​

    BOLTING MATERIAL
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​ ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    ​Bolts, Anchor ​14 M232
    ​A307 
    grade A
    A449
    None 1072-4
    ​Bolts, High Strength 14 ​None

    A325​

    None 1072-5
    Bolts, High Strength with Nut and Washer​ 14 None
    A325
    A194
    A563
    F436​
    ​None 1072-5
    ​Nuts ​​14 ​None

    ​A194
    A563​
    ​None 1072-5
    ​Washers ​​14 None F436​ ​None 1072-5
    Direct Tension Indicators 7​ None​ A325
    B695​
    None 1072-5

    FENCING MATERIALS
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    ​Metal Gate Posts for Chain Link Fence, Double Gate 7
    M181
    M232
    F626
    F1043
    ​None 1050-3
    ​Metal Gate Posts for Chain Link Fence, Single Gate ​7
    M181
    M232
    F626
    F1043
    None 1050-3
    ​Metal Line Posts for Chain Link Fence 7
    M181
    M232
    F626
    F1043
    ​​None 1050-3
    ​Metal Terminal Posts (“Corner Posts”) for Chain Link Fence 7
    M181
    M232
    F626
    F1043
    ​​None 1050-3
    ​Brace Wire ​​​7 ​None A641 ​None 1050-5​
    ​Female Strap Hinge 7 ​M181 None None ​Table 2, Section 1050
    ​Fencing Hardware 7 ​M​232 ​None None 1050-7
    ​Male Strap Hinge 7 M181 None ​​None ​Table 2, Section 1050
    ​Tension Wire ​​​​7
    M181
    B211
    ​​None ​1050-7
    ​Top Brace Post ​​​​7 None F626 None 1050-3
    ​Chain Link Fence, xx in. Fabric 7
    M181
    F934

    None

    1050-6

    ​Safety Fencing ​​​​​7 M181

     
    F934 ​​None 1050-6
    ​Vinyl Coated Chain Link Fence, Fabric ​​​​​7 M181                        F934 None 1050-6
    ​Woven Wire Fence ​​​​​7 M279 A116 ​​None 1050-5
    ​Barbed Wire ​​​​​7 None A121 None 1050-4
    Galvanized fastener Inspection – Bolts, Hexnuts, washers ​​​​​7
    M181
    M232
    None​ ​None 1050-7

    GRATES, GUARDRAIL, GUIDERAIL
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    ​​Steel Frame with XX Grates ​7
    M306
    None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1074-7
    Bridge Anchor Plates
    7 ​​None A36
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1046-5
    Guardrail, Steel Beam 7 M180 None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1046-2
    ​Post, Guardrail, Steel 7 None A36 None 1046-3
    Guiderail, Cable
    Cable for Cable Guiderail
    7 None A30 type 1, class A None ​1046-7

    HDPE PIPE​
       
    Material
    Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​Standard ​ Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO​ ASTM​
    HDPE Plastic Pipe 14 M285
    M294
    ​D3350
    D1505
    D1238
    None
     
     
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    JOINT FILLER, LATEX
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​Standard ​​  ​​​Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    ​Joint Filler, Bituminous Fiber 7
    M213
    T42
    MIL-C-882E
    None ​M-1
    MIL-C-882E
    1028-1
    ​Latex, Liquid ​1
    ​None
    D1475
    D2369
    ​C-LM-DPS-A ​1000-7

    LIMESTONE​
       
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    Subgrade Stabilizer, Chemical
    Hydrated Lime
    7 None C977​
    C-XRF-20.1
    C-XRF-2010.1
    1052-3
    Subgrade Stabilizer, Chemical
    Quicklime
    7 ​None C977​
    C-XRF-20.1
    C-XRF-2010.1
    ​​1052-3

    METALS​
     
    Mate​rial Typical Turnaround (Business Days) Standard Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ASTM
    ​​Light Standard, High Mount 14 None ​None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​1401
    ​Metal Alloy – For Chemistry 14 Various Various
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​Various
    ​Metal Rail, XX Bar 14 None
    A36
    A123
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1074-5
    Clamp Bars​ 14 ​None
    A36
    A123
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​​1074-5
    ​Aluminized Corrugated Steel Pipe Culvert, xx Gage, xx in thick, xx in 14 M36 None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1044-5
    Reinforcing Steel, (Plain Epoxy Coated) Reinforcing Steel Bar Supports 14 None​ None​ None​
    None
    Sheet Steel, Aluminum 14 M196 None​
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1032
    ​Sheet Steel, Aluminum Coated 14 M36
    M274
    None​
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​1032
    ​Sheet Steel, Plain for Guardrail - xx gage ​14 M36 ​None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1046
    ​Sheet Steel, Zinc Coated ​14 M36 ​None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​1032
    ​Sheet Steel, Zinc Coated for Metal Pipe - xx Gage 14 ​M36 ​None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1032
    ​Overhead Sign Assembly, Steel 14 None ​B695,
    Class 55
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1096
    ​Structural Steel 14 ​Various ​Various
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    1072
    ​Aluminum Structural Base Plate ​14 None None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    ​SP

    WATER​
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    Water – For Miscellaneous Use 7
    T26
    D512
    D1125
    D516
    ​W-15.5
    Standard  Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater
    1024-4
    ​Water for Concrete ​14
    T26
     
     
    D512
    D1125
    D516
    ​​W-15.5
    Standard  Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater
    1024-4

    ZINC​
     
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​​Stan​dard ​​​​Lab Test  Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ​ASTM
    ​Zinc 7 ​M120 None​
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1​
    ​1076
    ​Zinc Coating Check – Hardware ​7 M111 None ​None
    1076

    PAINT​
       
    Material
    Typical Turnaround (Business Days) ​​Standard ​ Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO​ ASTM​
    Painting Structural Steel 14 Various Various
    Various 1080

    CHEMISTRY OTHER
    ​​
    Material Typical Turnaround (Business Days) Standard Lab Test Method Specification Reference
    AASHTO ASTM
    Chemical Lab Cable Guiderail 14 M30 Type 1, class A None None 1046-7
    Chemical Lab Chloride Content
    7
    T260 None
    C-4.0
    XRF-1100
    None
    Chemical Lab Concrete Core 14 None C-1084
    M/T C-12.5
    C-XRF-1000.2
    None
    Chemical Lab Grout Mix 14 None None
    C-XRF-20.1
    C-XRF-20.2
    None
    Chemical Lab Loop/Lead in Cable 14 None D1248 None 1098-8
    Chemical Lab Messenger Cable 14 None A90 Procedures for Determining the Amount of Zinc on Extra High Tensile Strength Steel Messenger Wire 1098-3
    Chemical Lab Metal Composition 14 Varies None
    C-XRF-30.1
    C-XRF-3000.1
    Varies
    Chemical Lab neoprene 5 M251 None None 1079-2
    Chemistry, Other Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies



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