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Sample Record for 2019-01-09-2

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Project Information

Project ID: 8801 DEA: AML-CEM EFIS: AML-CEM QA Service Level:
DIST-CO-RTE-PM: 59---
Work Description: Special project for Cementitious Materials for use in Concrete Authorized Material List (AML)
Location Description:
Contractor Name: Unknown
Contractor Address: Unknown
Resident Engineer: Unknown Structure Rep.: Unknown

Sample Information

DIME Sample ID: 2019-01-09-2
TL Number from the TL Form: Unknown
Sample Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Sample Organization Contact: (916) 227-7071
Type of Sample: Annual Source Testing
Type of Material: Cementitious
Sample Taken Date: 01/09/2019
Date that the sample was received by the laboratory/organization performing the testing: 01/09/2019
The quantity of what the sample constitutes: 1 Bucket
A brief description of the sample: Slag Cement NewCem
From where was the sample collected: Source
Laboratory sample identification: CM195905
Structure unique identifier:
Structure name:
The fabricator/manufacturer/facility name: LaFarge

Material Information

Brand: LaFarge
Mill: Seattle
Type of Cementitious Material: Slag Cement

Test Results

Test 1 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-2
Test Method: ASTM C109-11: Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50mm] Cube Specimens)
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 05/16/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test: 7 Day Break. Should have thrown out third cube making average 2970 psi and Strength Activity Index 65%.
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? yes
Compressive strength of 1st specimen (psi) 3003 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen (psi) 2932 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen (psi) 3204 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3050 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 4560 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C311 67

Test 2 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-3
Test Method: ASTM C109-11: Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50mm] Cube Specimens)
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 06/06/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test: 28 Day Break. Should have thrown out third cube making average 5180 psi and Strength Activity Index 96%.
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? yes
Compressive strength of 1st specimen (psi) 5115 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen (psi) 5240 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen (psi) 4489 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 4950 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 5400 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C311 92

Test 3 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-4
Test Method: ASTM C185-15a: Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 05/15/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Specific gravity 2.825
Water Content 240 mL
The amount of flow (In percent) 86 %
The amount of water used (In percent) 68.57 %
Net Weight of Sample 841.2 grams
Air Content 6 %

Test 4 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-5
Test Method: ASTM C188-15: Standard Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 06/25/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Density of hydraulic cement 2.825 g/cm^3

Test 5 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-6
Test Method: ASTM C204-11: Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 06/25/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Method Used Test Method A
Test Time 110 seconds
Fineness 4710 cm^2/g

Test 6 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-8
Test Method: ASTM C109-16a: Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50-mm] Cube Specimens)
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 07/02/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test: 7 day test
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? yes
Age of specimen 7 days
The amount of flow 110 %
The amount of water used 48.2 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 3857 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 3847 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3776 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3830 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 4560 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C109 84 %

Test 7 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-9
Test Method: ASTM C109-16a: Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50-mm] Cube Specimens)
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 07/23/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test: 28 day test
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? yes
Age of specimen 28 days
The amount of flow 110 %
The amount of water used 48.2 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 5384 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 5605 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 5493 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 5490 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 5400 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C109 102 %

Test 8 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2019-01-09-2-10
Test Method: ASTM C430-8: Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 45-μm (No. 325) Sieve
Verified Date: 01/22/2021
Date Tested: 03/14/2019
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Boulevard,
Organization City: Sacramento
Organization State: CA
Organization Zipcode: 95819
Organization Email: ben.lenz@dot.ca.gov
Organization Phone: (916) 227-7071
General Comments for this Test:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Corrected residue, % (Rc) 2.8 %
Fineness of the cement as the corrected percentage passing the 45 micrometers sieve (No. 325) 97.2 %

Tests Assigned to this Sample

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