ASTM C1097

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ASTM C1097 – Standard Specification for Hydrated Lime for Use in Asphalt Cement or Bituminous Paving Mixtures


This specification covers high calcium, dolomitic and magnesian-hydrated lime for use in asphalt cement or bituminous pavements.

Hydrated lime, either dry or slurry form, shall conform to the chemical composition requirements for calcium and magnesium oxides, carbon dioxide, unhydrated calcium and magnesium oxides, and free moisture of dry hydrates as shall be determined by chemical analysis.

The particle size of hydrated lime shall also be determined using a standardized spray nozzle and pressure gauge.


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