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Research Report 110 An alternative to the sand circle test for measuring texture depth

Published: | Category: Activity management , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

The reproducibility and repeatability of the sand circle test for measuring texture depth in pavement surfaces was compared with a new test using wallpaper size and a flexible perspex plate covered by a rubber pad. The new test was found to be more precise.

Keywords: sand circle, texture depth, Transit New Zealand stationary laser profilometer, repeatability, reproducibility, alternative test, wallpaper size

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  • Published: 1998
  • Reference: 110