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Immersion Marshall Stability

Immersion Marshall Stability

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In Canada, we used the Immersion Marshall test for asphalt pavement in airport projects. Also, in road usage. However, it is not a standard test. Is there similar test in the US, or the rest of the world ?

The test is comparison between the regular Marshall test, with the test with 24 hour immersion of the briquettes in 140F water bath (60C). Usually, you make 2 sets of 4 briquettes each. One set to be tested regularly, the others to be immersed first . We usually require a minimum 75% retained in Stability.

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RE: Immersion Marshall Stability

In the US, the FAA used to require Marshall Immersion Tests.  Haven't seen then in the last 10 years.  As you may know, the TSR test (using a Lottman breaking head) is what is commonly used today.  Test method is exactly the same, only the breaking head is different.

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