Standard Method of Test for
Preparation of Test Specimens
of Bituminous Mixtures by Means of
California Kneading Compactor
AASHTO Designation: T 247-02 (2006)
ASTM Designation:D 1561-92
1.1.The method covers the compaction of test specimens of bituminous paving mixtures by means of a mechanical compactor that imparts a kneading action to the
test specimens by a series of individual impressions made with a ram.
1.2.This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations
prior to use.
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