614.3 Laboratory Testing Guidelines for Sec 614

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This article establishes procedures for Laboratory testing and reporting samples of grates, bearing plates, bolts, nuts and washers. No Laboratory tests are required for automatic floodgates, manhole frames and covers or curb inlets. Refer to Sec 614 for MoDOT's specifications.

614.2.1 Procedure

Grates and bearing plates shall be tested for weight (mass) of zinc coating according to AASHTO M111. Bolts, nuts and washers shall be tested for weight (mass) of zinc coating according to AASHTO M232. Refer to Field determination of weight of coating for additional information concerning the testing of bolts, nuts, and washers for weight (mass) of zinc coating. All test data and calculations shall be recorded in Laboratory workbooks. Test results shall then be recorded through SiteManager.

614.2.2 Sample Record

The sample record shall be completed in SiteManager as described in Automation Section and shall indicate acceptance, qualified acceptance or rejection. Appropriate remarks, as described in EPG 106.20 Reporting, are to be included in the remarks to clarify conditions of acceptance or rejection. Test results shall be reported on the appropriate templates under the Tests tab.

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