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Raul Jimenez
Senior Project Manager

Purpose of California bearing ratio test:

The main purpose of the California bearing ratio test is the measurement of a soil resistance penetration before reaching its highest ultimate value of a shearing Basically, 2 California bearing ratio value is designed... (More)

The purpose of doing a CBR test is to find out the California Bearing Ratio (CBR) of a material which has to be used for the subgrade of flexible pavements. The actual quantity that concerns the strength of the subgrade... (More)

California Bearing Ratio test is done for determining the bearing capacity of soil or bitumen pavement.

The CBR is a penetration test used for determining the subgrade strength value of pavements and roads.

These results of tests are used with... (More)

Raul Jimenez
Senior Project Manager

Kelly ball test is simply a test used for measuring the workability of concrete.

Test apparatus look like

The Kelly ball test was formally standardized in ASTM C360-92: the name is “Standard Test Method for Ball Penetration in Freshly Mixed... (More)