ASTM D6454/D6454M - 99(2016)E1 - Standard Test Method for Determining the Short-Term Compression Behavior of Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs)

ASTM D6454/D6454M - 99(2016)E1

Standard Test Method for Determining the Short-Term Compression Behavior of Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs)

Status : Current   Published : January 2016

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1.1 The test method establishes the procedures for evaluation of the deformations of a turf reinforcement mat (TRM) under short-term compressive loading. This test method is strictly an index test method to be used to verify the compressive strength consistency of a given manufactured geosynthetic. Results from this test method should not be considered as an indication of actual or long-term performance of the TRM in field applications.

1.2 Since these TRMs experience multidirectional compressive loadings in the field, this test method will not show actual field performance and should not be used for this specific objective. The evaluation of the results also should recognize that the determination of the short term single plane compressive behavior of geosynthetics does not reflect the installed performance of TRMs and, therefore, should not be used as the only method of product or performance specification.

1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM D6454/D6454M - 99(2016)E1
TitleStandard Test Method for Determining the Short-Term Compression Behavior of Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs)
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 January 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Compression, Deformation, Geocomposite, Index test, Yield point
ICS65.020.20
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages4
File Size100 KB
Price£36.00


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