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Sample Record for 2020-12-24-7

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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: 2020-12-24-7
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: Annual Source Testing
Type of Material: Cementitious
Sample Taken Date: 12/24/2020
Date that the sample was received by the laboratory/organization performing the testing: 12/24/2020
The quantity of what the sample constitutes: 1 Bucket
A brief description of the sample: Type II Cement
From where was the sample collected: Source
Laboratory sample identification: CM215113
Structure unique identifier:
Structure name:
The fabricator/manufacturer/facility name: LaFarge

Material Information

Brand: LaFarge North America
Mill: Clarkdale
Type of Cementitious Material: Type II/V Cement

Test Results

Test 1 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-2
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: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 03/18/2021
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: 3 day test
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? no
The amount of flow 110 %
The amount of water used 100.0 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 3643 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 3826 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3634 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3700 psi

Test 2 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-3
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: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 03/22/2021
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: 7 day test -- Specimen 1 was eliminated from the average for being outside allowable limits per Section 12 of ASTM C109
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? no
The amount of flow 110 %
The amount of water used 100.0 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 4695 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 4372 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 4212 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 4290 psi

Test 3 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-4
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: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 04/12/2021
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: 28 day test -- Specimen 3 was eliminated from the average for being outside allowable limits per Section 12 of ASTM C109
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? no
The amount of flow 110 %
The amount of water used 100.0 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 6319 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 6129 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 5780 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 6220 psi

Test 4 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-5
Test Method: ASTM C185-15a: Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
Verified Date: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 02/17/2021
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 3.15
Water Content 242
The amount of flow (In percent) 92 %
The amount of water used (In percent) 69.14 %
Net Weight of Sample 851.7 grams
Air Content 6 %

Test 5 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-6
Test Method: ASTM C191-13: Standard Test Methods for Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle
Verified Date: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 03/25/2021
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:
Type of Water Used Type IV grade reagent water
Initial time of setting 157 min
Final time of setting no data

Test 6 of 6

DIME Test ID: 2020-12-24-7-7
Test Method: ASTM C204-11: Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
Verified Date: 06/23/2021
Date Tested: 02/04/2021
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:
Method Used Test Method A
Test Time 117 seconds
Fineness 4364 cm^2/g

Tests Assigned to this Sample

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