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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-11-0175
Project Name: Forensic Tool Box
Status: Active
Last Name:Arnold
First Name:Terry
Office: Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:Pavement Materials Team
Project Description:X-ray fluorescence analysis will be used to detect and measure the amount of recycled engine oil residue present in asphalt binders.
Laboratories: Chemistry Laboratory
Start Date: November 1, 2011
End Date: December 31, 2014
Develop a quantitative test method for the analysis of asphalt binders for waste engine oil residues.
Test Methodology: X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Expected Benefits:Use of a waste material in hot-mix asphalt pavements.
Deliverables:Name: Test Method
Product Type(s): Research report, Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Description: The deliverable is a test method for the analysis of waste engine oil residues in asphalt binders.
Keywords: Engine Oils
Asphalt Additives
Subject Areas: Materials