The terms and nomenclature used in the Aggregate Producer's
database are as follows:
% Abs - Absorption in percent.
%Carb - Percent of gravel that is derived
from carbonate rock sources.
ASR - Alkalai Silica Reactivity value
as determined by AASHTO T 303.
baghse fines - Mineral filler collected
in the baghouse of a particular asphalt plant, permitted for use
after approval testing and when the coarse and fine aggregate source
blstfurnslag - Blast furnace
slag for use as a DGABC, only.
concrete sand - Fine aggregate for
portland cement concrete.
Cr Ct - Percent of gravel that is crushed
(minimum 1-face reported; for minimum 2-face phone 609-53-4116)
DGABC - Dense Graded Aggregate Base
Course (formerly Q.P. - "Quarry Process" stone).
DRW - Dry Rodded Weight in p.c.f. To convert
to metric (kg/m3) multiply by a factor of 16.06.
exp. shale/exp.slate - Expanded shale/expanded
slate for use as a lightweight aggregate.
HMA sand (washed) - Fine aggregate for
Hot Mix Asphalt (washed).
HMA sand (bnk run surf course) - Unwashed fine aggregate
("bank run") for Hot Mix Asphalt surface course.
HMA sand (bnk run other surf course) - Unwashed fine aggregate
("bank run") for other than Hot Mix Asphalt surface course.
LA - Los Angeles Test for wear, in percent.
mixed color glass - Recycled (mixed
color) crushed container glass for use in bituminous concrete, when
permitted by the specifications.
RAP - Recycled Asphalt Pavement for use
as a DGABC.
RCA - Recycled Concrete Aggregate for
use as a DGABC
Sand Equiv. - Sand Equivalency value
determined by AASHTO T 176.
# - Indicates a Standard Size from Table 901.1
of the N.J.D.O.T. 2001 Standard Specifications.
* - Indicates a material similar to a Standard Size but not
meeting the grading requirement.
All #1, #2, #3 stone sizes should be tested for grading before use.
App - Apparent specific gravity.
Bulk - Bulk specific gravity.
SSD - Saturated Surface Dry specific gravity.
stone sand - unwashed (u),
or sometimes, washed (w) screenings acceptable for use for bituminous
(u) - Indicates an unwashed coarse
Unc. Voids - Uncompacted voids
(sand angularity) value as determined by AASHTO T 304.
Unit Wt. - Unit Weight in p.c.f.
Voids - Percent voids.
(w) - Indicates a washed coarse aggregate.
(White) concrete sand - Fine
aggregate for white portland cement concrete.