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  The Idiots' Guide to Highways Maintenance

Copyright 2000/14, C.J.Summers


This is a guide to some of the BS EN (European) Specifications, relevant to Highways Maintenance and Construction

BS EN Standard Specification List and Associated Information

BS EN Specifications have largely replaced the more familiar British Standards that most of us were familiar with according to our position, but some important solely British Standards do remain.
These "BS EN" documents are as the name implies European specifications and therefore embrace a wide climatic area and many differing approaches to highways maintenance.
It is my opinion in trying to be all things to all countries a lot of the "bite" has gone from these specifications and some almost verge on a "political" document rather than a technical specification.
However these are the documents that are, or soon will be, the specifications we have to work with therefore a knowledge of what has been published and what they contain is a necessary part of the job.

An example of a recent important update is BS 594 and BS 4987 being superseded by the BS EN 13108 family of specifications and a new British Standard BS 594987, from 1st.January 2008. 

It is
your responsibility to make sure you are working to the appropriate standard, which need not be the most recent edition, but that which was/is quoted in your contract document, this list is just a guide that you may find useful, it is not claimed to be definitive, or up to date.

Where information in my list may be lacking may I suggest you visit the British Standards website for full information and most recent additions / amendments on any particular standard, and for the most up to date list of standards.

Use the search/find function in your browser to locate particular subjects on this page, as the titles have not been entered in any particular sequence.

There are standards now being released with the prefix BS EN ISO, BS ISO and just ISO which is all rather confusing.
I am not too sure where to record these standards at present, and how they are to be treated, so I am entering the
BS EN ISO  and just ISO standards at the bottom of this list, and the BS ISO standards at the bottom of the British Standard list.
I have started to enter Drafts for Development in this list.
The Published Documents (PD's) that are being published to give guidance on the new BS EN specifications are also included in this list, usually below the standard that it refers to.


NEW  references to one or more British European / ISO Standards / Published Documents / Drafts for Development (and other relevant documents published by BSI) were included in this list on the 23-07-2013, relating to "
Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt".

 


THIS LIST OF STANDARDS IS IN NUMERICAL ORDER

BS EN 58 : 2004 / BS 2000-474 : 2004 - Bitumen and bituminous binders - Sampling bituminous binders
(This standard supersedes BS 3195-3 : 1987, which is withdrawn)

This standard describes methods of sampling bituminous binders, to determine the average quality of the material under examination and/or to determine deviations from average quality.
 
BS EN 124 : Gully tops and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas

BS EN 124 supersedes BS 497.

BS EN 124 includes such criteria as loading, design and dimensions, but it should be read in conjunction with :-
BS 7903 : Selection and use of gully tops and manhole covers for installation within the highway.

BS EN 196-1 : 2005 : Methods of testing cement - Part 1 : Determination of strength

This document describes the method for the determination of the compressive and, optionally, the flexural strength of cement mortar. The method applies to common cements and to other cements and materials, the standards for which call up this method . It may not apply to other cement types that have, for example, a very short initial setting time.
The method is used for assessing whether the compressive strength of cement is in conformity with its specification and for validation testing of a CEN Standard sand, EN 196-1, or alternative compaction equipment.
This document describes the reference equipment and procedure and allows alternative compaction equipment and procedures to be used provided that they have been validated in accordance with the appropriate provisions in this document. In the event of a dispute, only the reference equipment and procedure are to be used.

BS EN 196-2 : 2005 : Methods of testing cement - Part 2 : Chemical Analysis of cement

This document specifies the methods for the chemical analysis of cement. It describes the reference methods and, in certain cases, an alternative method which can be considered to be equivalent. In the case of a dispute, only the reference methods are used.
Any other methods may be used provided they are calibrated, either against the reference methods or against internationally accepted reference materials , in order to demonstrate their equivalence.
This document describes methods which apply principally to cements, but which can also be applied to their constituent materials. They can also be applied to other materials, the standards for which call up these methods.
Standard specifications state which methods are used.


BS EN 196-3 : 2005 : Methods of testing cement - Part 3 : Determination of setting times and soundness

This document specifies the methods for determining standard consistence, setting times and soundness of cements.
The method applies to common cements and to other cements and materials, the standards for which call up this method. It may not apply to other cement types that have, for example, a very short initial setting time. The method is used for assessing whether the setting time and soundness of a cement is in conformity with its specification.
This document describes the reference methods and allows the use of alternative procedures and equipment, as indicated in notes, provided that they have been calibrated against the reference methods. In the event of a dispute, only the reference equipment and procedures are used.

BS EN 196-5 : 2005 : Methods of testing cement - Part 5 : Pozzolanicity test for pozzolanic cement

This document specifies the method of measuring the pozzolanic cements conforming to EN 197-1. This document does not apply to Portland pozzolana cements or to pozzolanas.


Ratified European Text EN 197-4 : Cement - Part 4 : Composition, specifications and conformity criteria for low early strength blast furnace cements

This standard defines and gives the specifications of 3 distinct low early strength blast furnace cement products and their constituents. The definition of each cement includes the proportions in which the constituents are to be combined to produce these distinct products in a range of three strength classes.
The definition also includes requirements the constituents have to meet and the mechanical, physical, chemical, including where appropriate, heat of hydration, requirements and strength classes. 
The standard also states the conformity criteria and the related rules.
Necessary durability requirements are also given.

NOTE - Ratified European Text documents are the complete specification and are usually replaced fairly quickly by the fully titled specification. I am not too sure why they are issued in this manner, it is probably just "procedural" reasons. 

BS EN 206-1 : 2000 : Concrete  : Part 1 : Specification, performance, production, and conformity 

"Standards for fresh concrete - The application of BS EN 206-1 and BS 8500"

This is a recently issued volume (2005) that contains both the specifications BS EN 206-1 and BS 8500, in relation to fresh concrete.

BS EN 295-10 : 2005 : Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers -
Part 10 : Performance requirements


This document specifies performance requirements for :-

- vitrified clay pipes, fittings and pipe joints as defined in EN 295-1,
- special fittings, adaptors and compatible accessories as defined in EN 295-4,
- perforated vitrified clay pipes and fittings as defined in EN 295-5,
- vitrified clay manholes as defined in EN295-6,
- vitrified clay pipes and joints for pipe jackings as defined in EN 295-7,

for buried drain or sewer systems for the conveyance of sewage and surface water (including rain water) under gravity or occasionally at low head of pressure.
It specifies the evaluation of conformity for the performance requirements of products according to this document.

BS 410-2 : 2000 : Test sieves - Technical requirements and testing
Part 2 : Test sieves of perforated metal plate

Supersedes BS 410 : 1986

Also catalogued as ISO 3310-2 : 1999


BS EN 450-1 : 2005 - Fly ash for concrete - Part 1 : Definition, specifications and conformity criteria

This document specifies requirements for the chemical and physical properties as well as quality control procedures for siliceous fly ash.
It is, however, beyond the scope of this document to specify provisions governing the practical application of fly ash in the production of concrete.


BS EN 450-2 : 2005 - Fly ash for concrete - Part 2 : Conformity evaluation

This document provides technical rules for the production control by the producer, including autocontrol testing of samples. It also provides rules for actions to be followed in the event of non-conformity, the procedure for the certification of conformity and requirements for dispatching centres.


BS EN 480-11 : Admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout - 
Test methods - Part 11 : Determination of air void characteristics in hardened concrete

This standard describes a test method for determination of the air-void structure in a hardened concrete sample which contains air.
The air-void structure is described by means of the following parameters, which are defined in Clause 3.

1) Total air content, 2) Specific surface of air void system, 3) Spacing factor, 4) Air-void size distribution, 5) Micro air content

The method as described is only suitable for use on hardened concrete specimens where the original mix proportions of the concrete are accurately known and the specimen is representative of these mix proportions.
This will generally be the case only where the concrete concerned is produced in a laboratory.

BS EN 536 : 1999 : Road construction machines  : Asphalt mixing plants  - Safety requirements 

BS EN 932-1 : Tests for general properties of aggregate :
Part 1 : Methods for sampling


BS EN 932-2 : Tests for general properties of aggregates :
Part 2 : Methods for reducing laboratory samples


This includes procedures for RIFFLING and QUARTERING.

BS EN 932-3 : Tests for general properties of aggregates :
Part 3. Procedure and terminology for simplified petrographic description


BS EN 932-5 : 2000 : Tests for general properties of aggregates : Part 5 : Common equipment and calibration

BS EN 933-1 : 1997 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates 
Part 1:Determination of particle size distribution - Sieving method

This part of the standard specifies a method, using test sieves, for the determination of the particle size distribution of aggregates. It applies to aggregates of natural or artificial origin, including lightweight aggregates, up to 63mm. nominal size, but excluding filler.


BS EN 933-3 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates
Part 3 : Determination of particle shape - Flakiness index

This standard will supersede BS 812:Section105.1, when the full "package" of European Standards are available.

BS EN 933-4 : 2000 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates
Part 4 : Determination of particle shape - Shape index

BS EN 933-5 : 1998 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates - 
Part 5 : Determination of percentage of crushed and broken surfaces in coarse aggregate particles


This standard specifies a method for the determination of the percentage of particles with crushed and broken surfaces in a sample of natural coarse aggregate. It applies to gravel or mixed aggregate containing gravel.

BS EN 933-6 : 2001 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates
PART 6 : Assessment of surface characteristics - Flow coefficient of aggregates 

BS EN 933-7 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates
Part 7 : Determination of shell content - Percentage of shells in coarse aggregate


BS EN 933-10 : 2001 : Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates
PART 10 : Assessment of fines - Grading of fillers (air jet sieving) 

BS EN 934-2 : Admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout :
Part 2 : Concrete admixtures - Definitions and requirements

BS EN 934-6 : PART 6 : Admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout  :
PART 6 : Sampling, conformity control, evaluation of conformity, marking and labeling 

BS EN 993-18 : 2002 : Methods of test for dense shaped refractory products
Part 18 : Determination of bulk density of granular materials by the water method with vacuum


BS EN 1008 : 2002 : Mixing water for concrete - 
Specification for sampling, testing and assessing the suitability of water, including water recovered from processes in the concrete industry, as mixing water for concrete 

This standard supersedes BS 3148:1980, which will remain current until 1/12/2003, when it will be withdrawn.

BS EN 1097-1 : 1998 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part1 : Determination of the resistance to wear (micro-Deval)

BS EN 1097-2 : 1998 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part 2 : Methods for the determination of resistance to fragmentation

BS EN 1097-3 : 1998 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part 3 : Determination of loose bulk density and voids


BS EN 1097-4 : 1999 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates
Part 4 : Determination of the voids of dry compacted filler

BS EN 1097-6 : 2000 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part 6 : Determination of particle density and water absorption

BS EN 1097-8 : 2009 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part 8 : Determination of the polished stone value

This standard describes the reference method used for type testing and in cases of dispute for determining the polished stone value (PSV) of a coarse aggregate used in road surfacing. For other purposes, in particular factory production control, other methods may be used provided that an appropriate working relationship with the reference method has been established.

 
BS EN 1097-9 : 1998 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates :
Part 9 : Determination of the resistance to wear by abrasion from studded tyres - Nordic test

In this test a sample of aggregate is rotated in a steel drum with a quantity of steel balls and water, the interior of the drum contains three "ribs" to improve the mixing of the contents.
After a specified number of revolutions the contents are removed from the drum and the aggregate portion sieved on a 2mm. sieve to measure the wear as percentage loss.


BS EN 1097-10 : 2002 : Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates -
Part 10 : Determination of water suction height


This standard specifies a procedure for determining the water suction height of an aggregate in direct contact with a free water surface

BS EN 1170- 2 : Precast concrete products - Test method for glass fibre reinforced cement :
Part 2 : Measuring the fibre content in fresh GRC, "Wash out test"


BS EN 1338 : 2003 : Concrete paving blocks - Requirements and test methods

This standard specifies materials, properties, requirements, dimensions, and test methods for unreinforced cement bound concrete paving blocks and complementary fittings. 
It is applicable to most but not all uses of these products, read the standard for particular information.
This is a comprehensive standard covering in detail most important aspects relating to the specifying and testing of concrete paving blocks

BS EN 1339 : 2003 : Concrete paving flags - Requirements and test methods

This standard specifies materials, properties, requirements and test methods for cement bound unreinforced concrete paving flags and complimentary fittings.
It is applicable to precast concrete paving flags and complimentary fittings that are for use in trafficked paved areas and roof coverings.

BS EN 1340 : 2003 : Concrete kerb units - Requirements and test methods

This standard specifies materials, properties, requirements and test methods for unreinforced, cement bound precast concrete kerb units, channels and complementary fittings, that are for use in trafficked paved areas and roof coverings.


BS EN 1344 : 2002 : Clay pavers - Requirements and test methods

BS EN 1367-1 : 2000 : Tests for thermal and weathering properties of aggregates
Part 1 : Determination of resistance to freezing and thawing

BS EN 1367- 2 : 1998 : Tests for the thermal and weathering properties of aggregates :
Part 2 : Magnesium sulfate test


Replaces BS 812-121 : 1989 which remains current, but this standard has now been superseded, see below.

BS EN 1367- 2 : 2009 : Tests for the thermal and weathering properties of aggregates :
Part 2 : Magnesium sulfate test

Published 31st. May 2010

This standard supersedes BS EN 1367-2 : 1998

There have been fundamental changes in the manner of reporting the test result, see the web page Aggregate Properties.


 

BS EN 1367-3 : Tests for the thermal and weathering properties of aggregates 
PART 3 : Boiling test for the "Sonnenbrand" boiling test 

The "Sonnenbrand" type of rock decay may be present in some basalts, the effect arises when the aggregate is exposed to atmospheric conditions, the degradation of aggregate subject to this condition can happen in as little as six months.
However it can also be many years before the aggregate begins to decay to a smaller particle size, losing strength in the process.


BS EN 1367- 4 : Tests for the thermal and weathering properties of aggregates :
Part 4 : Determination of drying and shrinkage


BS EN 1423 : 1998 : Road marking materials - Drop on materials - Glass beads, antiskid aggregates and mixtures of the two

BS EN 1424 : 1998 : Road marking materials - Premix glass beads

BS EN 1425 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-457 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Characterization of perceptible properties 

(This specification is identical with IP 457 - 2000)

This standard specifies a method for the characterization of the perceptible properties of bitumen and bituminous binders at ambient temperature prior to testing for other properties.

BS EN 1426 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products  -
BS 2000-49 :
Bitumen and bituminous binders  - Determination of needle penetration 

(This specification is identical with IP 49 - 2000)

BS EN 1427 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products  -
BS 2000-58 :
Bitumen and bituminous binders  - Determination of softening point - Ring and ball method 

(This specification is identical with IP 58 - 2000)

BS EN 1429 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-91 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of residue on sieving of bitumen emulsions and determination of storage stability by sieving


This standard specifies methods utilising sieving for the determination of the quantity of coarse particles of binder present in bitumen emulsions, and for the determination of storage stability.


BS EN 1430 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-292 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of particle polarity of bitumen emulsions

(This specification is identical with IP 292 - 2000)

This standard specifies a method for the determination of the particle polarity of bitumen emulsions.


BS EN 1431 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000 458 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of recovered binder and oil distillate from bitumen emulsions by distillation 
This document is now superseded by the one below.

(This specification is identical with IP 458 - 2000)

This standard specifies a method for the quantitative determination of recovered binder and oil distillate in bitumen emulsions composed principally of a semisolid or liquid bituminous base, water and an emulsifying agent.
The method can be used for quantitative determination of recovered binder and oil distillate in bitumen emulsions for specification acceptance, service evaluation, control and research.
The method can also be used to obtain residue and oil distillate for further testing.


BS EN 1431 : 2009:Methods of test for petroleum and its products
BS 2000 458 : 2009 Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of residual binder and oil distillate from bitumen emulsions by distillation

 

BS EN 1436 : 1998 : Road Marking Materials : Road marking performance for road users

BS EN 1463-1:1998 - Road marking materials  - Retro-reflecting road studs 

BS EN 1463-2 : 2000 : Road marking materials  - Retro-reflecting road studs - Part 2 : Road performance specifications 

BS EN 1744-1 : 1998 : Tests for chemical properties of aggregates :
Part 1 : Chemical analysis


This standard includes a number of test methods relating to various chemical components an aggregate may possess, e.g. chlorides, sulphates, sulphides, reactive iron, organic components, free lime, etc..
It also includes certain tests for the soundness / disintergration of slag.


BS EN 1744-3 : 2002 : Tests for chemical properties of aggregates - 
Part 3 : Preparation of eluates by leaching of aggregates


BS EN 1744-4 : 2005 : Tests for chemical properties of aggregates - 
Part 4 : Determination of susceptibility of fillers for bituminous mixtures


This standard specifies the procedure for the determination of the water susceptibility of fillers for bituminous mixtures, by separation of filler from a bitumen filler mixture.


BS EN 1790 : 1998 : Road marking materials - Preformed road markings

This document specifies the laboratory requirements for the specific characteristics of, and the corresponding test methods for, new preformed road marking materials intended for permanent and temporary use.
Most preformed road marking materials , hereafter referred to as "preformed materials", do not significantly change their properties during application. For those materials the performance requirements for road users, in accordance with EN 1436, can be determined in the laboratory, before application on the road.


BS EN 1793 : Parts 1 to 3 : Acoustic performance of noise barriers 

BS EN 1794 : Parts 1 and 2 : Non-acoustic performance of barriers 

BS EN 1794-2 : 2003 : Road traffic noise reducing devices - Non-acoustic performance -
Part 2 : General safety and environmental requirements

BS EN 1824 : 1998 : Road marking materials - Road trials

It gives guidance for conducting road trials for road marking materials intended for use in both permanentand temporary road marking.
Recommendations are given for test sites, for the application of road marking materials on the test sites, for the parameters to be measured and the frequency of the measurements, and for the presentation of a test report.


BS EN 1871 : 2000 : Road marking materials - Physical properties

T
his standard is for paint, thermoplastic and cold plastic

BS EN 1917 : 2002 : Concrete manholes and inspection chambers, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced

This standard is a companion standard to EN 1919 "Concrete pipes and fittings, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced".

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by April 2003, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2004.

BS EN 12271-3 : 2002 : Surface dressing  - Specifications  : Part  3 : Rate of spread and accuracy of spread of binder and chippings 
(This document has been superseded by BS EN 12271:2006)

PD 6689 : 2006 : Surface dressing - Guidance on the use of BS EN 12271
(This document has been superseded by PD 6689 : 2009)

 
BS EN 12271 : 2006 : Surface Dressing - Requirements
(This document supersedes BS EN 12271 : 2002 : Part 3)

BS EN 12272-1 : 2002 : Surface dressing  : Test methods  : Part 1 : Rate of spread and accuracy of spread of binder and chippings 

BS EN 12272-2 : 2003 - Surface dressing - Test methods - Part 2 : Visual assessment of defects

This standard is applicable to all surface dressings (roads, airfields and other trafficked areas) and specifies qualitative and quantitative methods of the visual assessment of defects of surface dressing.

BS EN 12272-3 : 2003 : Surface dressing - Test methods - Part 3 : Determination of binder aggregate adhesivity by the Vialit plate shock method

This standard specifies the measurement of the binder aggregate adhesivity, and the influence of the adhesion agents or interfacial dopes on adhesion characteristics as an aid to design binder aggregate systems for surface dressing.
It is not intended that this method is used on site for quality control.


BS EN 12273 : 2008 : Slurry Surfacing - Requirements

Published Document PD 6689 : 2009 : Surface treatments - Guidance on the use of BS EN 12271 and BS EN 12273

BS EN 12274-1 : 2002 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 1 : Sampling for binder extraction

BS EN 12274-2 : 2003 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 2 : Determination of residual binder content

This standard specifies a test for determining the residual binder content of samples of slurry mixes.
It also describes the method for removing water from the samples before carrying out the extraction test.
The method described in the standard can only be used to determine the quantity of binder and not to investigate its quality.

BS EN 12274-3 : 2002 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 3 : Consistency

BS EN 12274-4 : 2003 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 4 : Determination of cohesion of the mix

This standard describes a test method for determining the minimum cohesion of a slurry surfacing mix which enables the set time and trafficability time to be determined

BS EN 12274-5 : 2003 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 5 : Determination of wearing

This standard specifies a test method for the design of slurry mix based on the determination of minimum binder content of the mix under wet track abrasion conditions.
By using this procedure, the minimum amount of emulsion to withstand the abrasive action of traffic is determined.


BS EN 12274-6 : 2002 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 6 : Rate of Application

BS EN 12274-7 : 2005 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods - Part 7 : Shaking abrasion test

This document specifies a test method for determining the suitability of aggregates and cationic emulsions for slurry surfacings and, where appropriate, the effect of individual additives


BS EN 12274-8 : 2005 : Slurry surfacing - Test methods : Part 8 : Visual assessment of defects

This standard specifies qualitative and quantitative test methods of the visual assessment of defects of slurry surfacing. The standard is applicable to all slurry surfacing (roads, airfields and other areas).
The visual assessment reports for both methods have identical records and thus both may be used to check the specification for visual assessment of defects.

Defects emanating from the substrate (existing road) must not be taken into consideration.

The test may be used to evaluate the durability of slurry surfacing.

BS EN 12350 -1 : 2000 : Testing of fresh concrete : Part 1 : Sampling 
This supersedes BS 1881 : Part 101 : 1983, which is withdrawn

BS EN 12350-2 : 2000 : Testing of fresh concrete  : Part 2 : Slump test 
This supersedes BS 1881 : Part 2 : 1983, which is withdrawn

BS EN 12350-3 : Testing of fresh concrete : Part 3 : Vebe test 
T
his supersedes BS 1881 : Part 104 : 1983, which is withdrawn.

BS EN 12350-4 : 2000 : Testing of fresh concrete : Part 4 : Degree of compactability 
This supersedes BS 1881 : Part 103 : 1993, which is withdrawn.

BS EN 12350-5 : Testing of fresh concrete  : Part 5 : Flow table test 
This supersedes BS 1881 : Part 105 : 1993, which is withdrawn.

BS EN 12350-6 : 2000 : Testing of fresh concrete  : Part 6 : Density 
This supersedes BS 1881 : Part 107: 1984, which is withdrawn.

BS EN 12390-1 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete :
Part 1 : Shape, dimensions and other requirements for specimens and moulds 


BS EN 12390-2 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete :
Part 2 : Making and curing specimens for strength tests 


BS EN 12390-3 : 2002 : Testing hardened  concrete : 
Part 3 : Compressive strength of test specimens 

BS EN 12390-5 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete :
Part 5 : Flexural strength of test specimens 


BS EN 12390-6 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete :
Part 6 : Tensile splitting strength of test specimens 


BS EN 12390-7 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete  :
Part 7 : Density of hardened concrete 


BS EN 12390-8 : 2000 : Testing hardened  concrete :
Part 8 : Depth of penetration of water under pressure 


BS EN 12504-1 : 2000 : Testing concrete in structures :
Part 2 : Cored specimens - Taking, examining and testing in compression 


BS EN 12504-3 : 2005 - Testing concrete in structures - Part 3 : Determination of pull-out force

A range of different methods of measuring pull-out force are available. The measurement can be used to estimate in-situ strength, to determine when post tensioning can proceed, when forms and props can be removed, when winter protection and curing can be determined, or for comparative testing.


BS EN 12591 : 2000 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Specification for paving grade bitumens 

Now superseded, see below.


BS EN 12591 : 2009 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Specifications for paving grade bitumens, 

This document has superseded BS EN 12591:2000 which is withdrawn, f
rom 30th. September 2009,
This European Standard provides a framework for specifying a range of properties and relevant test methods for bitumens, which are suitable for use in the construction and maintenance of roads, airfields and other paved areas, together with requirements for evaluation of conformity.

In my opinion this is a working document which any office regularly ordering bituminous mixture material should contain a copy.
BS EN 12591 : 2009 also contains informative guidance on the selection of appropriate "standard" grades of bitumen, i.e. Table NA.1 and Table NA.2
It also provides details relevant to preparing a declaration of conformity which enables the manufacturer to affix a CE marking.

 

BS EN 12592:2007
BS 2000-47:2007 Bitumen and bituminous binders. Determination of solubility Status

 

BS EN 12594 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-461 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Preparation of test samples 
( Identical with IP 461:2000)


This standard specifies a method for preparing samples of bituminous binders for the testing of their properties

BS EN 12597 : 2001 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Terminology 

BS EN 12607-1 : 2000 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-460.1 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the resistance to hardening under the influence of heat and air - 
Part 1 : RTFOT method


This standard specifies a method for measuring the combined effects of heat and air on a moving thin film of bitumen or bituminous binder simulating the hardening which a bituminous binder undergoes during mixing in an asphalt mixing plant.


BS EN 12620 : 2002 + A1 : 2008 - Aggregates for Concrete

BS EN 12620 specifies the properties of aggregates and filler aggregates obtained by processing natural, manufactured or recycled materials and mixtures of these aggregates for use in concrete. It covers aggregates having an oven dried particle density greater than 2,00 Mg/m3 (2 000 kg/m3) for all concrete, including concrete in conformity with BS EN 206-1 and concrete used in roads and other pavements and for use in precast concrete products. BS EN 12620 also covers recycled aggregate with densities between 1,50 Mg/m3 (1 500 kg/m3) and 2,00 Mg/m3 (2 000 kg/m3) with appropriate caveats and recycled fine aggregate (4 mm) with appropriate caveats.

BS EN 12620 specifies that a quality control system is in place for use in factory production control and it provides for the evaluation of conformity of the products to this European Standard.

This standard does not cover filler aggregates to be used as a constituent in cement or as other than inert filler aggregates for concrete.
( I acknowledge that this summary is copyright of BSI. )

 

PD 6682-1 : 2009 : Aggregates : Aggregates for concrete - Guidance on the use of BS EN 12620
(This document supersedes the 2003 edition.)

This part of PD 6682 gives guidance on the use of BS EN 12620 : 2002 + A1 - Aggregates for Concrete.


BS EN 12697-1 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 1 : Soluble binder content 


BS EN 12697-2 : 2002 : Bituminous mixtures - test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 2 : Determination of particle size distribution


This standard specifies a procedure for the determination of the particle size distribution of the aggregates of bituminous mixtures by sieving, the test is applicable to aggregates recovered after binder extraction in accordance with EN 12697-1.

BS EN 12697-3 : 2013 : Bituminous mixtures  - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 3 : Bitumen recovery : Rotary evaporator 


BS EN 12697-4 : 2005 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 4 : Bitumen recovery : Fractionating column


This document describes a test method for the recovery of a soluble bitumen from bituminous mixtures from pavements in a form suitable for further testing. The procedure is suitable for the recovery of paving grade bitumen and is also suitable for mixtures containing volatile matter such as cut-back bitumen but the results may be less precise.
This standard is the reference method for mixtures containing volatile matter, but the rotary evaporator procedure (see EN 12697-3) for mixtures with paving grade bitumen.
There is limited experience of recovery when polymer modified bitumen is used.

BS EN 12697-5 : 2009 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 5 : Determination of the maximum density

BS EN 12697-6 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt
Part 6 : Determination of bulk density of bituminous specimens

Published Date: 31/05/2012, it supersedes BS EN 12697-6:2003

 

BS EN 12697-7:2002. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 7 : Determination of the bulk density of bituminous specimens by gamma rays

 

BS EN 12697-8:2003 : Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt
Part 8 : Determination of void characteristics of bituminous specimens

This standard describes a procedure for calculating the percentage of air voids in a compacted bituminous specimen. The air voids content can be used as a mix- design criterion or as a parameter for evaluating the mixture after placing and compaction in the road.

Published : April 2003

 
BS EN 12697-9 : 2002 : Bituminous mixtures - test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 9 : Determination of the reference density


This standard describes a test method for the determination of reference densities of bituminous mixtures.

BS EN 12697-10 : 2001. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 10 : Compactibility

 

BS EN 12697-11 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 11 : Determination of the affinity between aggregate and bitumen

This standard specifies procedures for the determination of the affinity between aggregate and bitumen and its influence on the susceptibility of the combination to stripping. This property is intended to be of assistance to the designer for mixture design rather than as a type test.
Susceptibility to stripping, as determined by these procedures, is an indirect measure of the power of a binder to adhere to various aggregates, or of various binders to adhere to a given aggregate.
The procedures can also be used to evaluate the effect of moisture on a given aggregate-binder combination with or without adhesion agents including liquids, such as amines, and fillers, such as hydrated lime or cement.

BS EN 12697-12 : 2008 : Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 12 : Determination of the water sensitivity of bituminous specimens


This standard describes a test method for determining the effect of saturation and accelerated water conditioning on the indirect tensile strength of cylindrical specimens of bituminous mixtures.
This method can be used to evaluate the effect of moisture with or without anti-stripping additives including liquids, such as amines, and fillers, such as hydrated lime.

BS EN 12697-13 : 2000 : Bituminous mixtures  - Test methods for hot mix asphalt  -
Part 13 : Temperature measurement 


BS EN 12697-14 : 2000 : Bituminous mixtures  - Test methods for hot mix asphalt  -
Part 14 : Water content 


BS EN 12697-15 : 2003. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 15 : Determination of the segregation sensitivity

 

BS EN 12697-16 : 2004 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 16 : Abrasion by studded tyres


This standard describes test methods for determining abrasion by studded tyres, tested on cylindrical specimens of bituminous mixtures

BS EN 12697-17 : 2004 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot asphalt - Part : 17 : Particle loss of porous asphalt specimen

This standard describes a test method for determining the particle loss of porous asphalt mixtures. 
Particle loss is assessed by the loss of mass of porous asphalt samples after turns in the Los Angeles Machine. 
This test enables the estimation of the abrasiveness of porous asphalt.
The test applies to laboratory compacted porous asphalt mixtures the upper size of which does not exceed 25mm..
It does not reflect the abrasive effect by studded tyres.


BS EN 12697-18 : 2004 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 18 : Binder drainage


This standard describes two test methods for establishing binder drainage of bituminous mixtures, the basket method and the Schellenberg method.

BS EN 12697-19 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 19 : Permeability of specimen

This standard describes a method for determining the vertical and horizontal permeability of cylindrical specimens of bituminous mixtures. The standard applies to specimens cored from the road, as well as laboratory prepared specimens, providing the the thickness of the specimen is not less than than 2.5 times the nominal maximum particle size of the aggregate in the mixture.


BS EN 12697-20 : 2012 : Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 20 : Indentation using cube or Marshall specimens


This standard describes a test method for determining the depth of indentation of mastic asphalt and rolled asphalt, when force is applied to them via a cylindrical indentor pin with a circular flat-ended base.
This standard applies to aggregates of maximum nominal size less or equal to 16mm.

BS EN 12697-21 : 2012 : Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 21 : Indentation using plate specimens

This standard describes a test method for measuring the indentation of mastic when it is penetrated at a given temperature, load and for a fixed time period by a standardised cylindrical indentor pin with a circular flat-ended base. This standard applies to mastic asphalt with aggregates of maximum nominal size less or equal to 16mm.


BS EN 12697-22 : 2003 : Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 22 : Wheel tracking


This standard describes test methods for determining the susceptibility of bituminous materials to deform under load. The test is applicable to mixtures with upper sieve size less than or equal to 32mm..
The susceptibility of bituminous materials to deform is assessed by the rut formed by repeated passes of a loaded wheel (one of three sizes of device) at constant temperature.


BS EN 12697-23:2003. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 23 : Determination of the indirect tensile strength of bituminous specimens

 

BS EN 12697-24 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot asphalt
Part 24 : Resistance to fatigue

This document specifies the methods for characterising the fatigue of bituminous mixtures by alternative tests, including bending tests and direct and indirect tensile tests. The tests are performed on compacted bituminous material under sinusoidal loading or other controlled loading, using different types of specimens and supports.
The procedure is used to rank bituminous mixtures on the basis of resistance to fatigue, as a guide to relative performance in the pavement, to obtain data for estimating the structural behaviour in the road and to judge test data according to specifications for bituminous mixtures.
Because this document does not impose a particular type of testing device, the precise choice of the test conditions depends on the possibilities and the working range of the used device. For the choice of specific test conditions, the requirements of the product standards for bituminous mixtures shall be respected.
The applicability of this document is described in the product standards for bituminous mixtures.
Results obtained from different test methods are not assured to be comparable.

BS EN 12697-25:2005. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 25 : Cyclic compression test

 

BS EN 12697-26 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 26 : Stiffness


This document specifies the methods for characterising the stiffness of bituminous mixtures by alternative tests, including bending tests and direct and indirect tensile tests. The tests are performed on compacted bituminous material under a sinusoidal loading or other controlled loading, using different types of specimens and supports.
The procedure is used to rank bituminous mixtures on the basis of stiffness, as a guide to relative performance in the pavement, to obtain data for estimating the structural behaviour in the road and to judge test data according to specifications of bituminous materials.
As this standard does not impose a particular type of teting device the precise choice of the test conditions depends on the possibilities and the working range of the device used.

BS EN 12697-27 : 2001 : Bituminous mixtures  - Test methods for hot mix asphalt  -
Part 27 : Sampling


BS EN 12697-28:2001. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 28 : Preparation of samples for determining binder content, water content and grading

 

BS EN 12697-29 : 2002 : Bituminous mixtures : Test methods for hot mix asphalt : 
Part 29 : Determination of the dimensions of a bituminous specimen


This standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by March 2003, and conflicting standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by April 2005.

BS EN 12697-30 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot asphalt
Part 30 : Specimen preparation by impact compactor


This standard describes methods of molding specimens from bituminous mixtures by impact compaction. Such specimens are primarily used to determine bulk density and other technological characteristics, e.g. Marshall stability and flow according to EN 12697-34
This standard applies to bituminous mixtures (both those made up in a laboratory and those resulting from work site sampling), with an upper aggregate size not larger than 22.4mm..

BS EN 12697-31 : 2007 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 31 : Specimen preparation by gyratory compactor

This standard specifies the method for compaction of cylindrical specimens of bituminous mixtures using a gyratory compactor. Such compaction is achieved by combining a rotary shearing action and a vertical resultant force applied by a mechanical head.
The usual tests for air voids, density etc. can be performed on compacted specimens to assess their physical properties. It is also possible to gauge the amount of compactive effort that is needed to achieve compaction on various bituminous mixtures.

BS EN 12697-32 : 2003. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 32 : Laboratory compaction of bituminous mixtures by vibratory compactor

 

BS EN 12697-33 : 2003 : Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 33 : Specimen prepared by roller compactor


This standard specifies the methods for compacting parallelepipedal specimens (slabs) of bituminous mixtures, to be used directly for subsequent testing, or from which test specimens are cut.
For a given mass of bituminous mixture, the specimens are prepared either under controlled compaction energy, or until a specified volume and therefore void content is obtained.

BS EN 12697-34 : 2012. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt
Part 34 : Marshall test

 

BS EN 12697-35 : 2004 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 35 : Laboratory mixing


This document describes the laboratory mixing of bituminous materials for the manufacture of specimens. The document specifies the reference temperatures for mixing based on the paving grade of the binder.

BS EN 12697-36 : 2003. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 36 : Determination of the thickness of a bituminous pavement

 

BS EN 12697-37 : 2003 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 37 : Hot sand test for the adhesivity of binder on precoated chippings for HRA


This standard describes a hot sand test method for determining the condition of the binder on coated chippings for use with hot rolled asphalt (HRA) surface course, i.e. if the binder that is coating the chipping is in good condition, not hardened or burnt, when the chipping is put into hot sand the binder will melt and cause the chipping to be completely coated with sand.
Conversely if the binder coating is hardened or burnt no sand will adhere to the chipping surface indicating that it is unlikely good adhesion of these chippings will result on site when spread on to hot asphalt, and chipping loss will be likely.


BS EN 12697-38 : 2004 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 38 : Common equipment and calibration.


This standard specifies general requirements for common test equipment, calibration procedures and reagents for the testing of bituminous materials in the EN 12697 series of standards.


BS EN 12697-39 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt -
Part 39 : Binder content by ignition

This document describes a test method for the determination of the binder content of samples of bituminous mixtures by ignition, and is an alternative to the more traditional method of extracting binder using solvents. However calibration of this method for different mixture types is necessary by reference to the solvent method.
In case of dispute relating to binder content the solvent extraction method is regarded as the reference.

BS EN 12697- 40 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - Part 40 : In situ drainability

This document describes a method to determine the in-situ relative hydraulic conductivity, at specific locations, of a road surfacing that is designed to be permeable. An estimate of the average value for the surfacing is obtained from the mean value of a number of determinations on each road section.

The test measures the ability to drain water (drainability) achieved in-situ of a surfacing. As such, it can be used as a compliance check to ensure that a permeable surface course has the required properties when it is laid. The test can also be used subsequently to establish to establish the change of drainage ability characteristics.

For the test to be valid, the surface of the test area should be clean and free from detritus. 
Measurements can be made when a road is either wet or dry, but not if it is in a frozen state.

BS EN 12697-41 : 2005 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 41 : Resistance to de-icing fluids


This document specifies a test method to determine the resistance of bituminous materials to de-icing fluids such as solutions of acetate and formate. The procedure determines the surface tensile strength of a specimen of asphalt after storage in de-icing fluid.


BS EN 12697-42 : 2012 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt
Part 42 : Amount of coarse foreign matter in reclaimed asphalt


This document specifies a visual method of determining the amount and components of coarse foreign matter in reclaimed asphalt (bituminous mixtures).
This method does not completely categorise the foreign matter that can occur in asphalt (bituminous mixtures).
For the use of reclaimed asphalt (bituminous mixtures) in new bituminous mixtures it is important to know the components of the reclaimed material and to what extent coarse foreign matter is present that can influence the properties of the asphalt (bituminous mixture).


BS EN 12697-43 : 2005 : Bituminous mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt - 
Part 43 : Resistance to fuel


This document specifies a test method to determine the resistance of a bituminous mixture or pavement to fuels. The procedure involves initial soaking of a test specimen made in the laboratory or cored from a pavement in a fuel, followed by a brushing period with a steel brush mounted in a mixer. The material loss of the specimen is a measure of the resistance to that fuel for that bituminous mixture.

BS EN 12697-44:2010. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 44 : Crack propagation by semi-circular bending test

 

BS EN 12697-45:2012. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 45 : Saturation Ageing Tensile Stiffness (SATS) conditioning test

 

BS EN 12697-46:2012. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 46 : Low temperature cracking and properties by uniaxial tension tests

 

BS EN 12697-47:2010. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 47 : Determination of the ash content of natural asphalts

 

11/30251982 DC. BS EN 12697-49. Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mix asphalt.
Part 49. Determination of friction after polishing


(Draft for public comment)  

 

PD 6692 Asphalt : Guidance on the use of BS EN 12697 "Bituminous mixtures. Test methods for hot mixed asphalt"
(i.e. the various standards listed above)

This Published Document provides guidance on the use and application of the BS EN 12697 series of European standards which specify test methods for asphalt.

BS EN 12811-2 : 2004 : Temporary works equipment - 
Part 2 : Information on materials

This standard provides guidance on where to find information on materials often used in temporary works. It draws attention to a number of points that a designer should take into account.
The information given is limited to commonly used steel, aluminium alloys, cast iron, timber and timber based materials.
Requirements are also given for welding, for limiting corrosion and other deterioration. The information provided is limited to the selection of types and grades of materials from standard, which are either international or European Standards.

BS EN 12847 : 2002 / BS2000-485 : 2003 - Methods of test for petroleum and its products 
BS 2000-485 Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of settling tendency of bitumen emulsions

(This specification is identical with IP 485 - 2003)

BS EN 12848 : 2009 Methods of test for petroleum and its products 
BS 2000-486 : 2009 Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of mixing stability with cement of bituminous emulsions

BS EN 12848 is the European Standard which specifies a method for the determination of mixing stability of bituminous emulsions with cement.
It applies to overstabilized cationic bituminous emulsions and to slow-setting and overstabilized anionic bituminous emulsions.

 

BS EN 12849 : 2002 / BS 2000-487: 2003 - 
Methods of test for petroleum and its products  - Bitumen and bituminous binders  - 
Determination of penetration power of bitumen emulsions 

(This specification is identical with IP 487 - 2003)

BS EN 12889 : 2000 : Trench less construction and testing of drains and sewers 

BS EN 13036-3 : 2002 : Road and airfield surface characteristics - Test methods - 
Part 3 : Measurement of pavement surface horizontal drainability


This standard describes a method for determining the horizontal drainability of a road surface as an indicator of relatively low surface texture using the outflow meter as a stationary device.

The outflow meter being a clear plastic 50mm. Diameter tube, 40mm. Long, with a rubber (sealing) ring at the base of the tube.
Water is placed in the cylinder and the time for it to run out is recorded.
The less texture there is on the road will give a "tighter" seal and the will run out more slowly.

BS EN 13036-4 : 2003 : Road and airfield surface characteristics - Test methods - 
Part 4 : Method for measurement of slip/skid resistance of a surface - The pendulum test


This standard describes a method for determining the slip/skid resistance of a surface using a device which remains stationary at the test location. The slip/skid resistance is measured by means of a pendulum incorporating a rubber "slider" which is dragged across the road surface as the pendulum swings.
The "swing" of the pendulum will be retarded to a greater or lesser extent depending upon the friction characteristics of the road surface.
The pendulum swings with a pointer that remains against a scale of SRV's when the pendulum swings back, and a value is able to be recorded.

BS EN 13036-7 : 2003 : Road and airfield surface characteristics - Test methods - 
Part 7 : Irregularity measurement of pavement courses - The straightedge test.


This standard describes a standard apparatus and test method for measuring single surface irregularities attributable to quality defects in new surface course

BS EN 13043 : 2002 : Aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas

This standard supersedes BS 63, Parts 1 & 2, which will be withdrawn in June 2004.

This standard specifies the properties of aggregates and filler aggregates obtained by processing natural or manufactured or recycled materials for use in bituminous mixtures and surface treatments for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.

This standard does not cover the use of reclaimed bituminous mixtures.

EN 13043 : 2002 is included in a package of new European Standards being prepared that relate to aggregates.

The existing British Standards for aggregates will be retained until the complete package of European Standards becomes available.

SEE ENTRY BELOW

PD 6682-2 : 2009 : Aggregates - Part 2 : Aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas - 
Guidance on the use of BS EN 13043
(This document supersedes the 2003 edition.)

Part 2 of this Published Document (PD) gives guidance on the use of,
"BS EN 13043 : Aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas", in the UK.

BS EN 13043 specifies the properties of aggregates obtained by processing natural, manufactured or recycled materials for use in bituminous mixtures and surface treatments for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas

It is clear it was thought that BS EN 13043 was so difficult to understand that a guidance document was necessary to assist those who are involved specifying aggregates in road maintenance.

SEE ENTRY ABOVE

PD 6682-9 : 2009 : Aggregates - Part 9 : Guidance on the use of European test method standards -
Guidance on the test methods referred to in BS EN 13242, BS EN 12620 and BS EN 13043 
(This document supersedes the 2003 edition.)


This part of PD 6682 gives guidance on the use of the various newly introduced European test method standards for aggregates. 
Test methods that will apply to aggregate properties and attributes, such as :-
general,
geometrical,
mechanical and physical,
thermal and weathering,
chemical,
filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures

etc.

SEE PREVIOUS TWO ENTRIES

BS EN 13055-1 : 2002 (E): Lightweight aggregates : 
Part 1 - Lightweight aggregates for concrete, mortar and grout


This standard specifies the properties of lightweight aggregates and lightweight filler aggregates obtained by processing natural, manufactured or recycled materials and mixtures of these aggregates for use in concrete, mortar and grout in buildings, roads and civil engineering works.
This standard covers lightweight aggregates of mineral origin having particle densities not exceeding 2000kgs/cube metre or loose bulk densities not exceeding 1200kgs/cube metre

BS EN 13055-2 : 2004 - Lightweight aggregates - Part 2 : Lightweight aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments and for unbound and bound applications

This standard specifies the properties of lightweight aggregates and fillers derived thereof obtained by processing natural, manufactured or recycled materials and mixtures of these aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments and for unbound and hydraulically bound applications other than concrete, mortar and grout.
This standard covers lightweight aggregates of mineral origin having particle densities not exceeding 2000kg/cubic metre or loose bulk densities not exceeding 1200kg/cubic metre.


SEE BELOW

PD 6682-5 : 2005 : Aggregates : Part 5 : Lightweight aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments and for unbound and bound applications - Guidance on the use of BS EN 13055-2

This part of PD 6682 gives guidance on the use of BS EN 13055-2 in the UK.

BS EN 13055-2 specifies the properties of lightweight aggregates (LWA) and LWA fillers derived thereof obtained by processing natural, manufactured, or recycled materials and mixtures of these aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments and for unbound and hydraulically bound applications
other than concrete, mortar and grout.


SEE ABOVE

BS EN 13075-1:2002/BS2000-494:2003 - Methods of test for petroleum and its products
BS 2000-494 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of breaking behaviour -
Part 1 : Determination of breaking value of cationic bitumen emulsions, mineral filler method 

(This specification is identical with IP 494 - 2003)

BS EN 13075-2:2002/BS2000-495:2003 - Methods of test for petroleum and its products
BS 2000-495 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of breaking behaviour -
Part 2 : Determination of fines mixing time of cationic bitumen emulsions 

(This specification is identical with IP 495 - 2003)

BS EN 13108-1 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 1 : Asphalt Concrete

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Asphalt Concrete for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
This standard not only contains elements of specifying by stating empirical compositional recipes, but also includes performance based requirements related to the prescribed composition, and constituent materials.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.


Note this standard superseded BS 4987 : Part 1, from the 1st of January 2008.

BS EN 13108-2 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 2 : Asphalt Concrete for very thin layers

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Asphalt Concrete for very thin layers for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.

Note this standard superseded the specification of some of the finer bituminous mixtures  found in BS 4987 : Part 1, from the 1st of January 2008.

BS EN 13108-3 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 3 : Soft Asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Soft Asphalt for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.

BS EN 13108-4 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 4 : Hot Rolled Asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Hot Rolled Asphalt for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.

Note this standard supersedes BS 594 : Part 1 from the 1st of January 2008.

BS EN 13108-5 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 5 : Stone Mastic Asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Stone Mastic Asphalt for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.


BS EN 13108-6 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 6 : Mastic Asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Mastic Asphalt for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.


BS EN 13108-7 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 7 : Porous Asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for mixtures of the mix group Porous Asphalt for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
A mixture specification derived from this standard can be used either to declare the conformity of a mixture with known requirements or to make known what those requirements are.
At this moment this standard specifies empirical requirements only, performance requirements may be introduced at a later date.
This standard includes requirements for the selection of the constituent materials. 
It is designed to be read in conjunction with EN 13108-20 and EN 13108-21.

Note this standard superseded BS 4987 : Part 1 from the 1st of January 2008.


BS EN 13108-8 : 2005 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 8 : Reclaimed asphalt

This standard specifies requirements for the classification and description of reclaimed asphalt (bituminous mixtures) as a constituent material for asphalt mixtures (bituminous mixtures).
"Asphalt" is defined as a mixture of aggregates and bituminous binder. 
Some of us would prefer the term "bituminous mixture" in the UK rather than "asphalt", as the use of the term "asphalt" in general context can be confusing in the UK.
We fully understand "asphalt" is the preferred European term adopted by industry.

BS EN 13108-20 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications - Part 20 : Type testing

This standard specifies Type Testing procedures for use for the validation of bituminous mixtures for use in roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.


BS EN 13108-21 : 2006 : Bituminous mixtures - Material specifications
Part 21 : Factory Production Control


This document specifies both quality and Factory Production Control requirements for use during the manufacture of bituminous mixtures intended for use on roads, airfields and other trafficked area.
Additional testing carried out within contracts is beyond the scope of this standard.
The Factory Production control is to be applied to European Standards for bituminous mixtures if regulatory marking or conformity is to be applied.
It is also a necessary part of evaluation of conformity in situations where regulatory marking does not apply. 
This standard is applicable to the control of bituminous mixtures where the constituents and target composition are known, and have been shown by means of Type Testing to comply with all appropriate specified compositional, performance related or performance based

PD 6691 : 2010 : Guidance on the use of BS EN 13108 : Bituminous mixtures : Material specifications (has superseded the 2007 edition)

NOTE - This is a very useful document if you wish to specify "British Standard" bituminous mixtures, they are to be found as defined "sample" mixtures in the appendices towards the back of the document.
These defined "sample" mixtures can be included as part of a contract document to specify a particular mixture that you wish to receive, and the supplied mixture must comply.
In effect it replaces
BS 594 and BS4987, although some of the mixtures are slightly different, but still an excellent range of bituminous mixtures to select from for practically all local authority highway networks.

Further guidance on British Standard surface course mixtures can be found on
this web page.

PD 6692:2007 : Guidance on the use of BS EN 12697 - Bituminous Mixtures - Test methods for hot mix asphalt,

BS EN 13139 : 2002 : Aggregates for mortar 

This document supersedes BS 1199 and BS 1200 : 1976, these will be withdrawn in December 2003.

BS EN 13179-1 : 2000 : Tests for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures 
Part 1 : Delta ring and ball 


BS EN 13179-1 : 2000 : Tests for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures 
PART 2 : Bitumen number 


BS EN 13242 : 2002 : Aggregates for unbound and hydraulically bound materials for use in civil engineering work and road construction

This standard specifies the properties of aggregates obtained by processing natural or manufactured or recycled materials for hydraulically bound and unbound materials for civil engineering work and road construction.

It is noted that the requirements in this standard are based upon experience with aggregate types with an established pattern of use.
Care should be taken when considering the use of aggregates with no such pattern of use, e.g., recycled aggregates and aggregates arising from certain industrial by-products.

PD 6682-6 : 2003 : Aggregates - Part 6 : Aggregates for unbound and hydraulically bound materials for use in civil engineering works and road construction - Guidance on the use of BS EN 13242

This standard gives guidance on the use of BS EN 13242 in the UK. 
BS EN 13242 specifies the properties of aggregates obtained by processing natural, manufactured or recycled materials for hydraulically bound and unbound materials for civil engineering work and road construction.

BS EN 13249 : 2001 - Geotextiles and geotextile-related products - Characteristics required for use in the construction of roads and other trafficked areas (excluding railways and asphalt inclusion)

This standard specifies the relevant characteristics of geotextiles and geotextile-related products used in the construction of roads and trafficked areas (excluding railways and asphaltic inclusion), and the appropriate test methods to determine these characteristics.
The intended use of these geotextiles or geotextile related products is to fulfil one or more of the following functions : filtration, separation, and reinforcement. The separation function is always used in conjunction with filtration or reinforcement, accordingly separation will never be specified alone.

BS EN 13251 : 2001 - Geotextiles and geotextile-related products - Characteristics required for use in earthworks, foundations and retaining structures

This standard specifies the relevant characteristics of geotextiles and geotextile-related products used in earthworks, foundations and retaining structures, and the appropriate test methods to determine these characteristics.
The intended use of these geotextiles or geotextile related products is to fulfil one or more of the following functions; filtration, separation, and reinforcement. The separation function is always used in conjunction with filtration or reinforcement, accordingly separation will never be specified alone.

BS EN 13252 : 2001 - Geotextiles and geotextile-related products - Characteristics required for use in drainage systems

This standard specifies the relevant characteristics of geotextiles and geotextile-related products used in drainage systems, and the appropriate test methods to determine these characteristics.
The intended use of these geotextiles or geotextile-related products is to fulfil one or more of the following functions : filtration, separation and drainage. The separation function is always used in conjunction with filtration or drainage, accordingly separation will never be specified alone.

BS EN 13285 : 2003 : Unbound mixtures - Specification

This standard specifies requirements for unbound mixtures used for construction and maintenance of roads, airfields and other trafficked areas. The requirements are defined with appropriate cross-reference to EN 13242.


BS EN 13286-2 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 2 : Test methods for the determination of the laboratory reference density and water content - Proctor compaction

This standard specifies test methods for the determination of the relationship between the water content and the dry density of hydraulically bound or unbound mixtures after compaction under specified test conditions using Proctor compaction.
It allows an estimate of the mixture density that can be achieved on construction sites and provides a reference parameter for assessing the density of the compacted layer of mixture.
This document applies only to unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures of aggregates used in road construction and civil engineering work. It is not applicable to soils for earthworks. The results of this test method can be used as a basis for comparing mixtures before use in road construction.
The test results also allow a conclusion to be drawn as to the water content at which mixtures can be satisfactorily compacted in order to achieve a given dry density.
This test is suitable for mixtures with different values of upper sieve (D) size up to 63mm. and an oversize up to 25% by mass.


BS EN 13286-7 : 2004 - Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 7 : Cyclic load triaxial test for unbound mixtures


This standard specifies test procedures for determining the resilient and permanent behaviour of unbound mixtures under conditions that simulate the physical conditions and stress states of these materials in pavement layers subjected to moving loads.
These procedures allow the determination of mechanical properties that can be used for performance ranking of materials and for calculating the structural responces of pavement structures.

BS EN 13286-47 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - Part 47 : Test method for the determination of California bearing ratio, immediate bearing index and linear swelling

This standard specifies the test methods for the laboratory determination of the California bearing ratio and immediate bearing index.


BS EN 13286-48 : 2005 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 48 : Test method for the determination of degree of pulverization


This standard specifies a test method for the determination of the degree of pulverization of cohesive material after mixing with lime and/or hydraulic binder.


BS EN 13286-49 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 49 : Accelerated swelling test for soil treated by lime and/or hydraulic binder


This standard describes an accelerated swelling test for soil treated by lime and/or hydraulic binder.
The test method is applicable to mixtures that have sufficient fines or cohesion to permit, immediately after manufacture, the extrusion of the specimen from the mould without damage.


BS EN 13286-50 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 50 : Method for the manufacture of test specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures using Proctor equipment or vibrating table compaction

This document specifies a test method for making cylindrical specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures to a predetermined density using Proctor equipment or vibrating table compaction. The method is appropriate for mixtures, or that part of a mixture, containing aggregate up to a maximum size of 31.5mm.


BS EN 13286-51 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 51 : Method for the manufacture of test specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures using vibrating hammer compaction


This document specifies test methods for making cylindrical or cubical specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures compacted to refusal density using a vibrating hammer. This document applies to mixtures, or that part of a mixture, containing aggregate up to a maximum size of 31.5mm..


BS EN 13286-52 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 52 : Method for the manufacture of test specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures using vibro compression

This document specifies a test method for making specimens of hydraulically bound mixture to a predetermined density and water content by vibrocompression compaction.
This document is appropriate to mixtures, or that part of a mixture, containing aggregate up to a maximum 0f 31.5mm..
This method is not applicable to mixtures with a high proportion of fines.


BS EN 13286-53 : 2004 : Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures - 
Part 53 : Methods for the manufacture of test specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures using axial compression.


This document specifies a test method for making cylindrical specimens of hydraulically bound mixtures to a predetermined density and moisture content by axial compression.
This document applies to mixtures, or that part of a mixture, containing aggregate up to a maximum size of 22.4mm, and for mixtures that have sufficient fines or cohesion to allow extrusion without damage immediately after compaction.

BS EN 13302:2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-505 : 2003 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of viscosity of bitumen using a rotating spindle apparatus

(This specification is identical with IP 505 - 2004)

This standard specifies a method for the determination of the dynamic viscosity of bituminous binders at a range of temperatures by means of a coaxial viscometer. The typical range of application is from 50 degrees centigrade to 250 degrees centigrade using a rotating spindle apparatus.


BS EN 13357 : 2002 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products 
BS 2000-502 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the efflux time of petroleum cut-back and fluxed bitumens 


(This specification is identical with IP 502 - 2003)

This standard specifies a method for the determination of the efflux time of petroleum cut-back and fluxed bitumens in seconds using an efflux viscometer.

In plain language this means the viscosity of a low viscosity bitumen, e.g. cut-back bitumen, will be designated by the length of time it takes for 50mls. of bitumen to run through (efflux) a standard orifice in a standard container at a standard temperature.


Ratified European Text EN 13358 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the distillation characteristics of petroleum cut-back bitumen products
This standard specifies a method for the determination of the distillation characteristics of petroleum cut-back bitumen products (petroleum cut-back includes in this standard, the cut-back and the fluxed bitumens).


EN 13375 - Flexible sheets for waterproofing - Waterproofing of concrete bridge decks and other concrete surfaces trafficable by vehicles - Specimen preparation

This standard is one of a series of standards applicable to flexible sheets for waterproofing of concrete bridge decks and other concrete surfaces trafficable by vehicles. 
The document specifies the composition, the characteristics and the preparation procedure of the base specimen concrete slabs.
The document also specifies the composition, the characteristics and the preparation procedure of different bituminous mixtures for the asphalt layer.
It also covers the rules for the preparation of specimens.


BS EN 13398 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-516 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the elastic recovery of modified bitumen
(Identical with IP 516-2004) 


This standard specifies a method for the determination of the elastic recovery of bituminous binders in a ductilometer at a given temperature. It is especially applicable to bituminous binders modified with thermoplastic elastomers (polymers).

BS EN 13399 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-517 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of storage stability of modified bitumen
(Identical with IP 517-2004) 


This standard specifies a method for measuring the storage stability of modified bitumens/binders at high temperatures.

BS EN 13473-3 : 2002 : Characterization of pavement texture by use of surface profiles -
Part 3 : Specification and classification of profilometers


This part of the standard specifies requirements for profilometers used in pavement engineering in order to give meaningful and accurate measurement of pavement micro, macro and megatexture characteristics of paved road and airfield surfaces.

It also includes schemes for the classification of such profilometers with respect to their use and overall accuracy. 
The profilometers may be of any operational type.

BS EN 13579 : 2002 : Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - 
Test methods - Drying test for hydrophobic impregnation


BS EN 13580:2002:Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures - 
Test methods - Water absorption and resistance to alkali for hydrophobic impregnations

BS EN 13581:2002:Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures-
Test methods - Determination of loss of mass of hydrophobic impregnated concrete after freeze-thaw salt stress

BS EN 13587 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-519 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the tensile properties of bituminous binders by the tensile test method 
(Identical with IP 519-2004) 

This standard specifies a method for determining the tensile properties of a bituminous binder, in particular a polymer modified bitumen, by means of a tensile test.
The tensile properties, more particularly the tensile stress, the elongation and energy, at the yield point and on fracture, are customarily used as a criterion for assessing the quality of these materials.

BS EN 13588 : 2004 - BS 2000-522 : 2004 - Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of cohesion of bituminous binders with pendulum test

This standard specifies a method for measuring the cohesion of bituminous binders at temperatures in the range 0f -20C to 80C and for expressing the relationship between cohesion and temperature.
This method is applicable to pure bitumen, modified bitumen and fluxed bitumen, also bitumen recovered from emulsions, with the recovery method being stated.


BS EN 13589 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-520 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the tensile properties of modified bitumen by the force ductility method 
(Identical with IP 520-2004) 


This standard specifies a method for determining the tensile properties of a bituminous binder, in particular those of polymer modified bitumens by means of a force ductility test.

BS EN 13614 : 2004 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-521 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of adhesivity of bitumen emulsions by water immersion test - Aggregate method


This standard specifies a method for determining the adhesion of a cationic bitumen emulsion coated onto aggregate when immersed in water.


BS EN 13632 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-518 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Visualisation of polymer dispersion in polymer modified bitumen 
(Identical with IP 518-2004)
 

This standard specifies a method for visualisation of the polymer distribution in a polymer modified bitumen by fluorescent microscopy.
The method is applicable for most of the commercially used polymers, but before the method is used it should be examined whether the test is applicable for the actual polymer. This method should only be used for identification purposes, i.e. in conjunction with production control.
Sample preparation and treatment have an important influence on the test results and it is essential to follow strictly the method described to achieve comparable results.


EN 13653 - Flexible sheets for waterproofing - Waterproofing of concrete bridge decks and other concrete surfaces trafficable by vehicles - Determination of shear strength

This standard is one of a series of standards applicable to flexible sheets for waterproofing of concrete bridge decks and other concrete surfaces trafficable by vehicles.
The document specifies a test method for the evaluation of the shear strength properties of the waterproofing sheet system applied to a concrete surface and with an asphalt layer.

BS EN 13702-1 : 2003 - Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-513 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of dynamic viscosity of modified bitumen -
Part 1 : Cone and plate method ( Identical with IP 513-2004)


This standard specifies a method for determining the dynamic viscosity of a modified bituminous binder over a range of temperatures by means of a cone and plate viscometer. 
Although the method has been developed for modified binders, it is also suitable for other bituminous binders.

BS EN 13702-2 : 2003 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-514 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of dynamic viscosity of modified bitumen - Part 2 : Coaxial cylinders method - 
(Identical with IP 514-2004) 


This standard specifies a method for determining the dynamic viscosity of a bituminous binder / modified bitumen over a range of temperatures by means of a coaxial viscometer. Although the method has been developed for modified binders, it is also suitable for other binders.

BS EN 13703 : 2003 - Methods of test for petroleum and its products - BS 2000-515 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of deformation energy -
( Identical with IP 515-2004)


This standard specifies a method for determining the conventional energy of bituminous binders from tensile characteristics.

BS EN 13808 : 2007 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Framework for specifying cationic bitumen emulsions
(This document supersedes the 2005 edition)

This document specifies the requirements for performance characteristics of cationic bitumen emulsion classes which are suitable for use in the construction and maintenance of roads, airfields and other paved areas.
This document applies to emulsions of pure bitumen, or of fluxed bitumen, or of cutback bitumen and to emulsions of polymer modified bitumen, or of polymer modified fluxed bitumen, or of polymer modified cut-back bitumen, which also includes latex modified bituminous emulsions.


BS EN 13863-3 : 2004 : Concrete pavements - Part 3 : Test methods for the determination of the thickness of a concrete pavement from cores

This document describes a method for the determination of the thickness of a concrete pavement by measurements of cores taken from the full depth of the pavement.

BS EN 13877-1 : 2004 : Concrete pavements - Part 1 : Materials

This standard specifies requirements for, the constituents (concrete and other materials) of concrete pavements, and the properties of fresh and hardened concrete.
This document is applicable to concrete pavements cast in-situ. 
Concrete that is compacted by rollers is NOT covered by this document.
This document covers pavements for roads, motorways and airports, pedestrian footpaths, cycle tracks, storage areas, and in general all traffic bearing structures.

BS EN 13877-2 : 2004 : Concrete pavements - Part 2 : Functional requirements for concrete pavements

This standard specifies requirements for concrete pavements cast in-situ and compacted by vibration.
It also covers concrete sub-bases as well as wearing courses on bridges.
This document covers concrete pavements in motorways, airfields, pedestrian streets, cycle tracks, storage areas and, in general, all traffic-bearing structures.

BS EN 13877-3 : 2004 : Concrete pavements - Part 3 : Specifications for dowels to be used in concrete pavements

This document specifies the requirements for dowels to be used in cast "in situ" concrete pavements for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.


BS EN 13880-5 : 2004 (E): Hot applied joint sealants : Part 5 : Test method for the determination of flow resistance

This standard describes a method for determining the flow resistance of hot applied joint sealants


BS EN 13924 : 2006 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Specifications for hard paving grade bitumens

This document provides a framework for specifying the properties and relevant tests for hard grade bitumens which are suitable for use in the construction and maintenance of roads.
This framework covers three essential characteristics:-
# consistency at intermediate temperature
# consistency at elevated temperature
# durability
The properties of "adhesion" and "setting ability" are indicated by tests used on the finished asphalt mixtures, rather than tests on the bitumen itself.
Hard paving grade bitumens are designated by the penetration range at 25 degrees , e.g. 10/20 pen or 15/25 pen.
In road pavement bituminous mixtures these binders are likely to be used in "Enrobe a Module Eleve" designs.

BS EN 14023 : 2005 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Framework specification for polymer modified binders

This standard provides a framework for specifying the characteristics and relevant test methods for polymer modified bitumens which are suitable for use in the construction and maintenance of roads, airfields and other paved areas.
The framework covers the following four characteristics :-
"Consistency at intermediate service temperature" (surrogate characteristic : penetration)
"Consistency at elevated service temperature" (surrogate characteristic : softening point)
"Cohesion", and "Durability" of consistency
The cohesion property has been included as a means of discriminating between polymer modified bitumens and other bituminous binders. 
The other essential requirements, "adhesion" and "setting ability" are indicated by tests carried out on the finished asphalt mixtures.


BS EN 14157 : 2004 : Natural stones - Determination of abrasion resistance

This document specifies three test methods to determine the abrasion resistance of natural stones used for flooring in buildings. One of the methods - the "wide wheel abrasion method" is defined as the reference method.

BS EN 14188-1 : 2004 : Joint fillers and sealants - Part 1 : Specification for hot applied sealants

This document specifies requirements for hot applied normal and fuel resistant joint sealants to be used in roads, airfields and other trafficked areas. The specification also applies to hot-applied normal joint sealants in bituminous surfacing and between bituminous surfacing and concrete pavements.

BS EN 14227-1 : 2004 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 1 : Cement bound granular mixtures

This standard specifies requirements, test methods and compliance criteria for cement bound granular mixtures used for construction and maintenance of roads, airfields and other trafficked areas.
It specifies the characteristics of cement bound granular mixtures (CBGM) by reference to the properties of their constituents, the mixture and the properties of specimens of the mixed materials.


BS EN 14227-2 : 2004 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 2 : Slag bound mixtures

This standard specifies "slag bound mixtures" for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification. In this document slag refers to slag from the iron and steel industry.


BS EN 14227-3 : 2004 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 3 : Fly ash bound mixtures

This standard specifies "fly ash bound mixtures" for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification. 
In this document fly ash refers to siliceous or calcareous fly ash complying with EN 14227-4.
Where fly ash is part of cement or hydraulic road binder conforming to EN 197-1 or ENV 13282, then reference should be made to prEN 14227-1 and EN 14227-5 respectively.


BS EN 14227-4 : 2004 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 4 : Fly ash for hydraulically bound mixtures

This standard specifies siliceous and calcareous fly ash used in hydraulically bound mixtures for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas. It applies to fly ash produced by the combustion of pulverized coal or lignite in energy generating plants.

BS EN 14227-5 : 2004 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - 
Part 5 : Hydraulic road binder bound mixtures

This document specifies hydraulic road binder bound mixtures for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.

BS EN 14227-10 : 2006 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 10 : Soil treated by cement

This document specifies soil treated by cement for the pavement layers of a road, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for its constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.
It provides for the use of aggregates with grading curves, which are not constrained by the limits defined in EN 14227-1 for cement bound granular mixtures.
This document does not specify requirements for strength prior to trafficking or frost resistance, which might be covered by requirements at the place of use.

BS EN 14227-11 : 2006 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 11 : Soil treated by lime

This document applies to the treatment with lime of natural soils and other materials for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.
Two types of treatment are covered, improvement and stabilisation.
This document relates only to lime-treated layers for trafficked areas (as opposed to lime columns or piles for example) but can be used for other civil engineering purposes although additional requirements might be necessary to complement or replace those required by this document.


BS EN 14227-12 : 2006 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 12 : Soil treated by slag

This document specifies soils treated by slag for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.
In this document slag refers to granulated blast furnace slag, generally ground or partially ground, complying with with EN 14227-2.


BS EN 14227-13 : 2006 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 13 : Soil treated by hydraulic road binder

This document specifies soils treated by hydraulic binder for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.
Hydraulic road binder shall be selected from and conform to ENV 13282 or to an European Technical Approval or equivalent or to provisions valid in the place of use.


BS EN 14227-14 : 2006 : Hydraulically bound mixtures - Specifications - Part 14 : Soil treated by fly ash

This document specifies soils treated by fly ash for roads, airfields and other trafficked areas and specifies the requirements for their constituents, composition and laboratory performance classification.
This document covers soils treated by silicaceous or calcareous fly ash conforming to EN 14227-4.
The document does not cover soils treated by fly ash as part of cement or hydraulic road binder conforming to EN 197-1 or ENV 13282, requirements which are given in EN 14227-10 and EN 14227-13 respectively.
Siliceous or calcareous fly ash produced from the combustion of pulverised coal in energy generating plants.
Soil treated by fly ash is a mixture of fly ash, soil, other constituents, and water that sets and hardens by hydraulic reaction.


BS EN 14388 : 2005 : Road traffic noise reducing devices - Specifications

This document specifies the performance requirements and methods of evaluation for road traffic noise reducing devices. 
This document covers acoustic and long term performance, but not aspects such as resistance to vandalism or requirements of visual appearance.
This document covers products used for road traffic noise reduction made from any materials. 
This document does not cover road surfaces or the airborne sound insulation of houses.
This document does not cover material specific characteristics necessary to meet the performance requirements of the standard, if existing, material specific standards should also apply in accordance with the specifications.

BS EN 14389-2 : 2004 : Road traffic noise reducing devices - Procedures for assessing long term performance - Part 2 : Non-acoustical characteristics

This document specifies assumed working life requirements and is also intended to assist suppliers in its prediction.


BS EN 14488-1 : 2005 : Testing sprayed concrete - Part 1 : Sampling fresh and hardened concrete

This standard specifies a method for obtaining samples of fresh or hardened (i.e. before or after set) sprayed concrete, depending on the property to be measured and its associated test method.

BS EN 14617-1 : 2005 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods : 
Part 1 : Determination of apparent density and water absorption


This document specifies a method for determining the apparent density and water absorption of agglomerated stone products.

BS EN 14617-2 :2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-2 : Determination of flexural strength (bending)

This standard specifies a method for determination of flexural strength under a concentrated load (bending resistance) of agglomerated stone flat products.


BS EN 14617-4 :2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-4 : Determination of the abrasion resistance


This document specifies a method for determining the abrasion resistance of agglomerated stone products.

BS EN 14617-5 :2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-5 : Determination of freeze and thaw resistance

The standard specifies a method to assess the effect of freeze/thaw cycles on agglomerated stones. 
The standard contains provision for technological test to assess the effect of freeze/thaw cycles on the flexural strength characteristic.


BS EN 14617-9 :2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-9 : Determination of impact resistance

This standard specifies a method for determining the impact resistance of agglomerated flat stone products.

BS EN 14617-15 : 2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-15 : Determination of compressive strength

This standard specifies a method for determining the compressive strength of agglomerated stones.

BS EN 14617-16 : 2004 : Agglomerated stone - Test methods - 
Part-16 : Determination of dimensions, geometric characteristics and surface quality of modular tiles


This standard specifies methods for determining the dimensional characteristics (length, width, thickness, straightness of sides, rectangularity, surface flatness) and the surface quality of agglomerated stones modular tiles.

BS EN 14618 : 2005 : Agglomerated stone - Terminology and classification

This document specifies the terminology and classification of the agglomerated stone products. Agglomerated stone products are industrial products mainly made of hydraulic cement, resin, or mixture of both, stones and other additions.
They are industrially manufactured in geometrical shapes at a fixed plant by means of moulding techniques. They are put on the market in the form of dimensional shapes and cut to size material.


BS EN 14639 : 2005 : Crude tar and crude benzole - Characteristics and test methods

This document defines the methods of tests for the determination of the characteristics of crude tar and crude benzole.

BS EN 14733 : 2005 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Bituminous emulsions, fluxed and cut-back bitumen factory production control

This standard specifies Factory Production Control (FPC) requirements for the use by the manufacturers of bituminous emulsions, cut-back and fluxed binders.

This standard is applicable to the control of bituminous binders where the constituents and composition are known, having been derived from a prescriptive specification or from the Initial Type Test (ITT) procedure for demonstration of performance related properties described in the appropriate product standard or from a European Technical Standard.

BS EN 14769 : 2005 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-535 : 2005 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - 
Accelerated long-term ageing conditioning by a Pressure Ageing Vessel - [ Identical with IP 535 : 2005 ]


This standard specifies an accelerated ageing/conditioning procedure for bituminous binders. The procedure involves ageing trays of binder at elevated temperatures under pressurised conditions in a pressure ageing vessel (PAV).
For binders to be used in hot bituminous mixtures the pre-conditioning of the sample would typically be one of the methods in EN 12607. For binders to be used in bituminous emulsion and cut-back or fluxed applications the stabilising of the sample should be such that there are no volatiles remaining.


BS EN 14770 : 2005 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-536 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of complex shear modulus and phase angle - 
Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR) - [ Identical with IP 536 : 2005 ]


This standard specifies a number of methods using a dynamic shear rheometer (DSR) capable of measuring the rheological properties of bituminous binders. 
The procedure involves determining the complex shear modulus and phase angle of binders over a range of test frequencies and test temperatures when tested in oscillatory shear.
This method is applicable to un-aged, aged, and recovered bituminous binders, cut-back or fluxed bituminous binders stabilised from emulsions.

EN 14895 : 2006 : Bitumen and bituminous binders - Stabilisation of binder from emulsions or from cut-back and fluxed bituminous binders

This document specifies a method for the stabilisation of binder from bituminous emulsions from cut-back or fluxed bituminous binders that will permit further testing.
It applies to all types of bituminous emulsion, with or without polymers, and as well as to all types of bituminous cut-back and fluxed materials, with or without polymers


BS EN ( ISO/IEC ) : 17025 : 2000 : General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories 

BS EN 45003 : Calibration and testing laboratory accreditation systems - General requirements for operation and recognition

BS EN ISO 591-1 : 2000 : Titanium dioxide pigments for paint -
Part 1 : Specifications and methods of test


BS EN ISO 3838 : 2004 / BS 2000 - 189/190 : 2004 : Methods of test for petroleum and its products - 
BS 2000-189/190:Crude petroleum and liquid or solid petroleum products - 
Determination of density or relative density - Capillary-stoppered pyknometer and graduated bicapillary pyknometer methods (Identical with IP 189/190-2005)


This standard specifies methods for the determination of the density or relative density of crude petroleum and of petroleum products handled as liquids.
The capillary-stoppered pyknometer method is also for use with solids and this method may also be used for coal tar products, including road tars, creosote and tar pitches, or mixtures of these with petroleum products.
The graduated bicapillary pyknometer method is recommended for the accurate determination of the density or relative density of all except the more viscous products, and is particularly useful when only small amounts of samples are available.
Special precautions are specified for the determination of the density or relative density of highly volatile liquids.

BS EN ISO 9000 - Quality Assurance 

BS EN 9000 - The "9000" series of specifications are replacing the BS 5750 range of specifications for Quality Assurance.
BS EN ISO 9000 : Quality management and quality assurance standards

These specifications suggest "models" for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing
See also the various parts of BS 5750 (which are now superseded but interesting) included in the list of British Standards to be found on this website.

BS EN ISO 10320 : Geotextiles and geotextile related products - Identification on site

The aim of this standard is to be able to positively identify unwrapped or rolled out geotextiles.

BS EN ISO 13473-1 : 2004 : Characterization of pavement texture by use of surface profiles - 
Part 1 : Determination of mean profile depth


This part of the standard describes a test method to determine the average depth of pavement surface macro-texture by measuring the profile curve of a surface and calculating the texture depth from this profile. This technique is designed to provide an average texture depth value which is only applicable to the pavement macro-texture, it is considered insensitive to micro-texture and unevenness characteristics.


BS EN ISO 14688-1 : 2002 : Geotechnical investigation and testing - Identification and classification of soil : 
Part 1 : Identification and description


This standard, together with ISO 14688-2, establishes the basic principles for the identification and classification of soils on the basis of those material and mass characteristics most commonly used for soils for engineering purposes.

The general identification and description of soils is based on a flexible system for immediate (field) use by experienced persons, covering both material and mass characteristics by visual and manual techniques.

BS EN ISO 14689-1 ; 2003 : Geotechnical investigation and testing - Identification and classification of rock - 
Part 1 : Identification and description


This part of the standard relates to the identification and description of rock material and mass on the basis of mineralogical, genetic aspects, structure, grain size, discontinuities and other parameters.
It also provides rules for the description of other characteristics as well as for their designation.


BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 : 2005 : General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories

ISO 126 (Fifth edition 01/04/2005) : Natural rubber latex concentrate - Determination of dry rubber content

This standard specifies a method for the determination of the dry rubber content of natural rubber latex concentrate.
The method is not necessarily suitable for latices preserved with potassium hydroxide, latices from natural sources other than Hevea brasiliensis, or for compounded latex, vulcanized latex or artificial dispersions of rubber and it is not applicable to synthetic rubber latices.


ISO 1920-1 (First edition 15/6/2004) : Testing of concrete - Part 1 : Sampling of fresh concrete

This part of ISO 1920 specifies procedures for the sampling of fresh concrete. The samples are used for the testing of fresh concrete, or for making test specimens to determine the properties of hardened concrete.

ISO 1920-2 (First edition 15/04/2005) : Testing of concrete - Part 2 : Properties of fresh concrete

This part of ISO 1920 specifies procedures for testing fresh concrete. It specifies the following test methods : determination of consistence (slump test, Vebe test, degree of compactability, flow-table test and for high-fluidity concrete, the slump-flow test), determination of fresh density and determination of air content by the pressure-gauge method and by the water-column method.

ISO 1920-3 (First edition 01/10/2004) : Testing of concrete - Part 3 : Making and curing of test specimens

This standard specifies the shape and dimensions of concrete test specimens for strength tests and the methods of making and curing these test specimens.
This first edition of 1920-3 cancels and replaces ISO 1920:1976 and ISO 2736-2:1986 which have been technically revised.

ISO 1920-5 (First edition 15/10/2004) : Testing of concrete - Part 5 : Properties of hardened concrete other than strength

This standard specifies procedures for testing properties of hardened concrete other than strength.

This first edition of ISO 1920-5 cancels and replaces ISO 6275:1982 which has been technically revised.

ISO 1920-6 (First edition 01/10/2004) : Testing of concrete - Part 6 : Sampling, preparing and testing of concrete cores

This standard specifies a method for taking cores from hardened concrete, their examination, preparation for testing and determination of compressive strength.
The standard does not give guidance on the decision to drill cores or on the locations for drilling nor does it provide procedures for interpreting the core strength results.
It is recommended that before coring, full agreement should be reached by all parties on the need for core tsting and how the results should be interpreted.

ISO 22242 : 2005 : Road construction and road maintenance machinery and equipment - 
Basic types - Identification and description


This standard identifies and describes machinery and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of traffic routes, roads, highways, runways, aprons, etc..
It is applicable to those specialised machines/equipment intended for pavement construction and road maintenance.
It does not define terms, and its figures represent a general view or outline.

ENV 12633 : Method of determination of polished slip/skid resistance value

This standard describes a laboratory method for determining the unpolished slip/skid resistance value (USRV) and the polished slip/skid resistance value (PSRV) of paving units using a flat bed polishing machine in conjunction with pendulum test equipment.


Draft for Development - DD 248 : 1999 : Determination of the hot storage stability of modified bitumen binders
( Identical with IP PM CH/1999 )

This standard specifies a method for the determination of the susceptibility of a pre-blended modified bituminous binder to separation or instability during prolonged periods of storage at high temperature.
It is applicable to modified binders which are stored at elevated temperatures for more than one hour prior to being incorporated into a hot asphalt mixture or otherwise used as a binder.
It is not applicable to modified binders produced by adding the bitumen and polymer separately to an asphalt mixture, blending the modified binder immediately prior to mixing, or where continuous agitation of the modified binder prevents separation from occurring.

Draft for Development - DD CEN/TS 15324 : 2008 : Bitumen and bituminous binders. Determination of equiviscous temperature based on low shear viscosity using a dynamic shear rheometer in low frequency oscillation mode

 

Draft for Development - DD CEN/TS 15325 : 2008 Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of zero-shear viscosity (ZSV) using a shear stress rheometer in creep mode

 

PD CENT/TR 15019 : 2005 : Geotextiles and geotextile-related products - On-site quality control

This document contains recommendations for on-site quality control of geotextiles and geotextile-related products as part of the site quality assurance system. 
It describes procedures for verifying that :

--- the correct product is delivered to site
--- the product is handled and stored in the correct manner
--- the specifications are met

This document contains an annex showing five examples of report forms for use on the site and a bibliography.

CEN/TR 15352 Bitumen and bituminous binders - Development of performance-related specifications : status report 2005

This report is to summarise and illustrate ongoing work in the standardisation area with reference to the process of developing from traditional "empirical" based specifications to new "performance-related" specifications for paving bitumens.
It was decided that it would be better to maintain such a report as an "informative" document, which can be regularly amended and updated as appropriate.


 

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