111 SAMPLING DEVICES, TESTING AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT

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111.01 DESCRIPTION.
Furnish and maintain Sampling Devices and Testing and Safety EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance. with accessories that are required to sample and test materials used on the project. The sampling and testing and safety equipment will be used by AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. employees as directed by the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him.. All equipment shall be as approved by the Office of Materials Technology. Furnish the sampling devices and testing equipment to the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. at least five days prior to commencement of work on the project. All equipment shall remain in the Engineers’ possession until completion of all sampling and testing on the project. Unless otherwise specified, all testing equipment, accessories, and unused sampling devices and safety equipment will be returned to the ContractorAny person having a Contract with a procurement agency. Contractor does not include an employee with an employment Contract, or an employee organization with a collective bargaining agreement. at the completion of the project.
111.02 MATERIALS.
Furnish all applicable sampling devices and containers required by the Administrations’ Materials Manual, including all inserts, Sample Testing and Frequency Guide, and this SpecificationA written description of functional characteristics, or the nature of a construction item to be procured. It may include a. Quantities will be designated by the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. at the preconstruction meeting.
111.03 CONSTRUCTION.
Testing EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance. Requirements. Maintain the equipment in good working condition and submit a written certification to the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. stating when the testing equipment was last calibrated or inspected by an AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. approved testing agency. Ensure that the equipment is calibrated at the frequency required for that type of equipment as specified in the test method and AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials R18.
If any testing equipment or accessories are stolen, become defective, or for any other reason do not function as intended, replace with an equal or better unit at no additional cost to the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. within eight hours after notification.
Sampling Devices and Testing EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance. with Accessories. The following is a general list for sampling devices and testing equipment to be furnished by the ContractorAny person having a Contract with a procurement agency. Contractor does not include an employee with an employment Contract, or an employee organization with a collective bargaining agreement. for the specified testing. Contact the Office of Materials Technology, Materials Management Division with any questions concerning the requirements for Sampling Devices, Testing EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance., and Accessories. The devices, testing equipment, and accessories will be randomly inspected during Independent Assurance Audits.
(a) Sampling Devices from the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02.’s Materials Manual.
(1) Soil bags (able to hold at least 35 lb).
(2) Screw top cans - 1 qt.
(3) Friction top cans - 1 qt and 1 gal.
(4) Plastic jar - 1 gal.
(5) Flow panels for joint sealer.
(b) Testing EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance. and Accessories from the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02.’s Materials Manual - Determination of Moisture Content of Aggregates (MSMT 251).
(1) Electric hot plate or a gas burner, including bottle and fuel.
(2) Scale or balance conforming to M 231, Class G2.
(3) Metal container, such as large frying pan or equivalent.
(4) Pointing trowel or large spoon.
(c) Field Determination of the Amount of Stabilization Agent in Bases and Subbases (MSMT 254).
(1) Scale or balancing conforming to M 231, Class G 100 having a capacity of at least 100 lb/sample containers.
(2) Bench brush.
(3) Large spoon or scoop.
(4) Sampling mat consisting of a sheet of plywood or canvas with a surface of at least 1 yd2.
(5) Tape measure.
(d) Field Determination of Moisture Density Relations of Soils (MSMT 351). Refer to MSMT 350.
(e) Hot Applied Joint Materials Sealer and Crack Filler (MSMT 404). Flow panels (brass panel may be used in lieu of a tin panel).
(f) In-Place Density of Embankment, SubbaseThe layers of specified or selected material of designed thickness placed on a subgrade to support a base course or surface course., Base, Surface and ShoulderThe portion of the roadbed contiguous with the traveled way for accommodation of stopped vehicles, for emergency use, and for lateral support of base and surface courses. Material (T 99, T 180, T 191, and MSMT 350).
(1) Cylindrical compaction molds, 1/30 and 1/13.33 ft3.
(2) Compaction rammers, 5.5 and 10 lb.
(3) 12 in. straightedge.
(4) Scale or balance conforming to M 231, Class G 100, having a capacity of at least 100 lb.
(5) Two 10 in. pie pans.
(6) 12 in. frying pan.
(7) 12 in. rocker set complete with pan.
(8) One each of the following sieves conforming to M 92:
SIZE (in.) SHAPE SIZE OPENINGS
12 Square 2 in.
12 Square 3/4 in.
12 Square No. 4
12 Square No. 10
*8 Round No. 10
* For density sand.
(9) Field density plate with recess to accommodate sand cone apparatus.
(10) Steel pan, 12 x 30 in.
(11) Electric plate or gas burner, including bottle and fuel.
(12) Soil density pick.
(13) Precalibrated sand cone density apparatus.
(14) Spatula, 3 in.
(15) Two water pails.
(16) Bag of density sand.
(17) Stencil brush, bench brush, sprinkling can, large spoon, and sample shovel.
(g) Sampling Asphalt Mixtures prior to Compaction (MSMT 457) - Performed by the paving contractor).
(1) A 25 ft measuring tape.
(2) Random selection cards numbered from 0 to width of the paving lane in 1 ft increments
(3) Sample boxes
(4) Spatula.
(5) Spray paint or other suitable marking material.
(6) GPS equipment.
(7) Masonry nails or equivalent.
(8) Thermometers (50 to 550ºF).
(9) Square end shovel, fire shovel, or grain shovel.
(10) Scoop.
(11) 24 ft of 18 gauge mechanical wire or equivalent to tie through each hole of the plate template.
(h) Concrete Tests.
TEST METHOD
Sampling R 60
Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens T 23
Slump T 119
Air Content - Pressure Method T 152
Air Content - Volumetric Method T 196
Temperature T 309
(1) Air meter, pressure type for conventional concrete and volumetric air meter (Roll-a-Meter) for lightweight Concrete.
(2) Air Bulb.
(3) Air pump.
(4) Rubber mallet.
(5) Slump cone with rod.
(6) Steel straight edge.
(7) Large and small scoop.
(8) Trowel.
(9) 3/8 in. diameter tamping rod.
(10) Unit weight bucket for light weight concrete.
(11) Sprinkle can or bucket for water.
(12) Postal scale (only for lightweight concrete).
(13) Thermometer (0 to 220 F).
(14) 4 x 8 in. cylinder molds (for compressive strength specimens).
(15) 3 x 6 in. cylinder molds for latex concrete.
(16) 6 x 12 in. cylinder molds for density (unit wt) of lightweight concrete and when otherwise specified.
(17) Isopropyl alcohol for light weight concrete.
(18) Protective gloves.
(i) Other Measuring Devices.
(1) Hand held pile driving monitoring device (as approved by the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him.).
111.03.02 Safety EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance.. Approved Safety EquipmentAll machinery, tools, and apparatus necessary for the proper construction and acceptable completion of the work, together with the necessary supplies for upkeep and maintenance..
(a) Fall Protection Devices for SHA Inspection Personnel.
(b) Life vests where applicable.
111.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT.
Sampling devices, testing equipment, and safety equipment will not be measured but the cost will be incidental to items of work for which they are required.