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BETA R&D is an AMRL certified (AAP AASHTO R18) testing laboratory that offers full-service testing and development capabilities to the waterproofing, protective coatings, specialty asphalts, and asphalt paving industries.
Our state-of-the-art facility provides for a full-range of laboratory services, to include:
  • Full SHRP testing and PG Grading
  • Asphalt Emulsion Testing
  • Binder Viscosity Grading Tests
In addition to routine and specified testing services, BETA R&D provides design, development and technical support for all your liquid asphalt and emulsified asphalt research needs.BETA’s research team offers more than 60 years of combined technical expertise in the asphalt technology industries. BETA R&D represents reliability and professionalism by being trained in state, federal, AASHTO and ASTM test methods
From technical support and service to product development and improvement, BETA is your technology source.

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BETA R&D is an AMRL certified (AAP AASHTO R18) testing laboratory that offers full-service testing and development capabilities to the waterproofing, protective coatings, specialty asphalts, and asphalt paving industries.In addition to routine and specified testing services, BETA R&D provides design, development and technical support for all your liquid asphalt and emulsified asphalt research needs.

SHRP and Conventional Asphalt Testing

Property Test Method
PG Grading Determination AASHTO M320 (R29)
PG Grade Verification AASHTO M320 (R29)
Pressure Aging Vessel AASHTO R28 / ASTM D6521
Solubility in TCE AASHTO T44 / ASTM D2042
Flash Point COC AASHTO T48 / ASTM D92
Penetration AASHTO T49 / ASTM D5
Ductility AASHTO T51 / ASTM D113
Softening Point Ring and Ball AASHTO T53 / ASTM D36
Kinematic Viscosity AASHTO T201 / ASTM D2170
Absolute Viscosity AASHTO T202 / ASTM D2171
Specific Gravity by pycnometer AASHTO T228 / ASTM D70
Rolling Thin Film Exposure, Including Mass Loss AASHTO T240 / ASTM D2872
Force Ductility Test (includes ratio) AASHTO T300
Elastic Recovery AASHTO T301 / ASTM D6084
Bending Beam Rheometer AASHTO T313 / ASTM D6648
Dynamic Shear Rheometry (Original, RTFO, or PAV) AASHTO T315 / ASTM D7175
Brookfield Viscosity AASHTO T316 / ASTM D4402
Multiple Stress Creep and Recovery AASHTO TP70 / ASTM D7405
Polymer Separation by Ring & Ball ASTM D7173 (D 36)
Separation by DSR ASTM D7173 (D7175)

Asphalt Emulsion Testing

Property Test Method
Settlement AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6930
Storage Stability AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6930
Sieve Test AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6933
Residue by Evaporation AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6934
Cement Mixing AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6935
Demulsibility AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6936
Density (Wt./Gallon) AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6937
Residue by Distillation AASHTO T59 / ASTM D6997
Particle Charge AASHTO T59 / ASTM D7402
Viscosity, Saybolt @ 77°F AASHTO T72 / ASTM D7496
Viscosity, Saybolt @ 122°F AASHTO T72 / ASTM D7496

Cutback Asphalt Testing

Property Test Method
Cutback Distillation AASHTO T78 / ASTM D402
Flash Point, Tag Open-Cup AASHTO T79 / ASTM D3143
Kinematic Viscosity@ 60°C AASHTO T201 / ASTM D2170
Gravity/Density of Cutback by Hydrometer AASHTO T295 / ASTM D3142

Emulsion Residue Testing

Property Test Method
Solubility in TCE AASHTO T44 / ASTM D2042
Penetration, 25°C/4°C AASHTO T49 / ASTM D5
Float Test AASHTO T50 / ASTM D 139
Ductility AASHTO T-51 / ASTM D-113
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