MS-25 Asphalt Binder Testing: Technician's Manual for Specification Testing of Asphalt Binders (Third Edition, Second Printing)
The Superpave PG asphalt binder system has received widespread acceptance. However, PG system test methods do not alone provide all the information need to most effectively perform these tests. The Asphalt Institute is pleased to offer the 3rd Edition of MS-25, Asphalt Binder Testing, written as a single resource to supplement PG test methods and standardize best practices to interpret and follow AASHTO and ASTM standards.
Drawing on practical laboratory expertise of AMRL, FHWA, Asphalt Institute and leading industry experts, MS-25 is the comprehensive link between standards and the technician - providing essential information needed to perform PG system tests. It also covers terminology, handling asphalt binders, temperature measurements and an introduction to the PG system.
The information presented is current as of the most recent AASHTO manuals. This manual is an excellent reference tool for senior lab technicians and for training new technicians. MS-25 is also designed for technicians and laboratories seeking certification or accreditation. This book is ideal for the classroom, as well as research faculty use, laboratory reference and as a companion to published standards. 169 pages, 220 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11 in.) spiral bound. eBook available here.