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Sample Record for 2021-07-28-6

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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: 2021-07-28-6
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: 07/28/2021
Date that the sample was received by the laboratory/organization performing the testing: 07/28/2021
The quantity of what the sample constitutes: 1 Bucket
A brief description of the sample: PLC Cement
From where was the sample collected: Source
Laboratory sample identification: CM212102
Structure unique identifier:
Structure name:
The fabricator/manufacturer/facility name: National Cement

Material Information

Brand: National
Mill: Lebec
Type of Cementitious Material: Blended Cement

Test Results

Test 1 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-2
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: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/05/2021
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 113 %
The amount of water used 49.5 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 3963 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 3864 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3715 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3850 psi

Test 2 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-3
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: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/09/2021
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 113 %
The amount of water used 49.5 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 4273 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 4706 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 4635 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 4670 psi

Test 3 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-4
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: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/31/2021
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 113 %
The amount of water used 49.5 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 5515 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 5353 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 4823 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 5430 psi

Test 4 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-5
Test Method: ASTM C185-15a: Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
Verified Date: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/18/2021
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:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Specific gravity 3.092
Water Content 240
The amount of flow (In percent) 93 %
The amount of water used (In percent) 68.57 %
Net Weight of Sample 849.8 grams
Air Content 6 %

Test 5 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-6
Test Method: ASTM C191-13: Standard Test Methods for Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle
Verified Date: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/31/2021
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 140 min
Final time of setting no data

Test 6 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-7
Test Method: ASTM C204-11: Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
Verified Date: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/18/2021
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:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Method Used Test Method A
Test Time 217 seconds
Fineness 5838 cm^2/g

Test 7 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-8
Test Method: ASTM C430-8: Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 45-μm (No. 325) Sieve
Verified Date: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/18/2021
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:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Corrected residue, % (Rc) 1.4 %
Fineness of the cement as the corrected percentage passing the 45 micrometers sieve (No. 325) 98.6 %

Test 8 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-07-28-6-9
Test Method: ASTM C188-15: Standard Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement
Verified Date: 09/01/2021
Date Tested: 08/18/2021
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:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Density of hydraulic cement 3.092 g/cm^3

Tests Assigned to this Sample

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