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Sample Record for 2021-09-24-4

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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: 2021-09-24-4
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: 09/24/2021
Date that the sample was received by the laboratory/organization performing the testing: 09/24/2021
The quantity of what the sample constitutes: 1 Bucket
A brief description of the sample: PLC Blended Cement
From where was the sample collected: Source
Laboratory sample identification: CM212106
Structure unique identifier:
Structure name:
The fabricator/manufacturer/facility name: Nevada Cement Fernley

Material Information

Brand: Nevada Cement
Mill: Fernley
Type of Cementitious Material: Blended Cement

Test Results

Test 1 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-2
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: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 09/30/2021
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
Age of specimen 3 days
The amount of flow 111 %
The amount of water used 49.3 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 3376 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 3476 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3469 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3440 psi

Test 2 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-3
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: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/04/2021
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: 7 day test
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? no
Age of specimen 7 days
The amount of flow 111 %
The amount of water used 49.3 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 3795 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 3928 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 3904 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 3880 psi

Test 3 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-4
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: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/25/2021
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: 28 day test
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Will control cubes be used per ASTM C311? no
Age of specimen 28 days
The amount of flow 111 %
The amount of water used 49.3 %
Compressive strength of 1st specimen 5107 psi
Compressive strength of 2nd specimen 4693 psi
Compressive strength of 3rd specimen 4706 psi
Average Compressive strength (to nearest 10 psi) 4840 psi

Test 4 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-5
Test Method: ASTM C185-15a: Standard Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
Verified Date: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/11/2021
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 3.044
Water Content 240
The amount of flow (In percent) 83 %
The amount of water used (In percent) 68.57 %
Net Weight of Sample 841.8 grams
Air Content 7 %

Test 5 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-6
Test Method: ASTM C191-13: Standard Test Methods for Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle
Verified Date: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/12/2021
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:
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: 2021-09-24-4-7
Test Method: ASTM C204-11: Standard Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
Verified Date: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/12/2021
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:
Test Result Compliance:
Additional Comments When Verified:
Method Used Test Method A
Test Time 131 seconds
Fineness 4710 cm^2/g

Test 7 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-8
Test Method: ASTM C430-8: Standard Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by the 45-μm (No. 325) Sieve
Verified Date: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/13/2021
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) 5.2 %
Fineness of the cement as the corrected percentage passing the 45 micrometers sieve (No. 325) 94.8 %

Test 8 of 8

DIME Test ID: 2021-09-24-4-9
Test Method: ASTM C188-15: Standard Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement
Verified Date: 11/15/2021
Date Tested: 10/13/2021
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 3.044 g/cm^3

Tests Assigned to this Sample

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