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Sample Record for 2020-05-05-11

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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: 2020-05-05-11
TL Number from the TL Form:
Sample Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Sample Organization Contact: (916) 227-7071
Type of Sample: Authorization
Type of Material: Cementitious
Sample Taken Date: 05/05/2020
Date that the sample was received by the laboratory/organization performing the testing: 05/05/2020
The quantity of what the sample constitutes: 1 Bucket
A brief description of the sample: Slag Cement
From where was the sample collected: Source
Laboratory sample identification: CM205074
Structure unique identifier:
Structure name:
The fabricator/manufacturer/facility name: Tangshan Tang-Ang Materials

Material Information

Brand: Ash Grove
Mill: Dura Slag
Type of Cementitious Material: Slag Cement

Test Results

Test 1 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-2
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: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 07/06/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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: One cube out of range. Average based on two cubes.
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 107 %
The amount of water used 48.0 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 4105 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 4003 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3694 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 4050 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 4710 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C109 86 %

Test 2 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-3
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: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 07/27/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? yes
Age of specimen 28 days
The amount of flow 107 %
The amount of water used 48.0 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 6182 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 5949 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 5966 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 6030 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) control group 5380 psi
Strength Activity Index of Portland Cement per ASTM C109 112 %

Test 3 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-4
Test Method: ASTM C188-15: Standard Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement
Verified Date: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 07/01/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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 2.914 g/cm^3

Test 4 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-5
Test Method: ASTM C185-15a: Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
Verified Date: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 06/09/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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 2.914
Water Content 237
The amount of flow (In percent) 92 %
The amount of water used (In percent) 67.71 %
Net Weight of Sample 858.6 grams
Air Content 4 %

Test 5 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-6
Test Method: ASTM C204-11: Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
Verified Date: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 07/02/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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: Sample wt = 2.624 g
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Method Used Test Method A
Test Time 115 seconds
Fineness 4667 cm^2/g

Test 6 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-05-05-11-7
Test Method: ASTM C430-8: Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 45-μm (No. 325) Sieve
Verified Date: 08/04/2020
Date Tested: 05/19/2020
Submitted By Organization: CT HQ - Sacramento Cement Testing Laboratory
Organization Address: 5900 Folsom Blvd.,
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) 4.4 %
Fineness of the cement as the corrected percentage passing the 45 micrometers sieve (No. 325) 95.6 %