TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1
NOTES:This training is provided to you at no cost by the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council in partnership with NHI.
The TCCC AASHTO Designation: T308 course explains the importance of asphalt content, describes the equipment needed to perform the test procedure, shows how to perform the ignition furnace test procedure (both Method A - internal balance and Method B - external balance), and instructs how to calculate and apply the correction factors.
Some of the topics covered in this training include, background and purpose of asphalt content, apparatus, correction factors determination, test procedure, calculations, and wrap-up of the test procedure which includes reporting.
Upon completion of this course, participants will know why performing AASHTO T-308 is necessary, will know how to perform the test procedure, and can accurately calculate and apply the correction factors. This course is an excellent learning tool to demonstrate Asphalt Content by Ignition Oven to new technicians.
This training is designed for plant technicians, private lab, or contractor employees who are qualified to sample hot mix, aggregate or asphalt cement, and perform acceptance tests including Asphalt Content by Ignition Oven (AASHTO Designation: T 308-10). It is also useful for laboratory and personnel assessment technicians.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.