Material Testing Blog

How to Perform a Sand Cone Test

How to Perform a Sand Cone Test

24th Feb 2020

The sand cone test is a cost-effective alternative to nuclear gauge testing used to determine if the density of soil in place at a construction site meets the specifications … read more
What is Wet Sieving & How is it Used?

What is Wet Sieving & How is it Used?

5th Feb 2020

The sand cone test is a cost-effective alternative to nuclear gauge testing used to determine if the density of soil in place at a construction site meets the specifications … read more
What Can You Learn From a Sand Equivalent Test?

What Can You Learn From a Sand Equivalent Test?

15th Jan 2020

Having the right balance of particles in the aggregate added to your hot mix asphalt (HMA) will play a huge role in the pavement's success after it sets. In order to quickly and ac … read more
Common Winter Pavement Issues & How to Solve Them

Common Winter Pavement Issues & How to Solve Them

9th Jan 2020

Winter is tough on roads. Between countless freeze/thaw cycles and the onslaught of chemical deicers, asphalt can quickly crack and crumble in a number of troublesome ways b … read more