Aachener Raveling Tester
A new development is the Aachen Raveling Tester, ARTe for short. This method is used to determine the resistance to grain loss of open-pored asphalts or the durability of road markings. The method developed in Aachen is standardised to European standards (TS 12697-50).
The grain loss is determined by means of 3D laser texture measurements.
- Resistance to grain loss (rafting)
- Durability of road markings
- Test specimen: 2 plates with the dimensions 32 x 26 cm
- Specimen: 1 plate with the dimensions 32 x 54 cm