n IMIESA - Low-cost machines for standard applications : Australian gyratory compactors : road
|Article Title||Low-cost machines for standard applications : Australian gyratory compactors : road|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 South African Department of Transport|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||27 - 34|
It was recognised that to be widely accepted, a low-cost, portable unit was desirable and the first Australian gyratory compactor, the Gyropac, was produced in that year to meet these requirements. Following a period of investigation and development, Australian Standard AS1289.2.2 for preparing asphalt specimens by gyratory compaction was published in 1995, and a number of state road authorities have now replaced the Marshall compaction method in their standard asphalt specification documents.
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