Basic Binder Technician Training
If you are responsible for asphalt testing, materials approval, specification and quality control, this course is for you. Learn the test procedures, calculations and criteria involved with grading asphalt binders in the Performance-Graded (PG) asphalt binder specification (AASHTO M320). Develop and hone your skills during 20 hours of intensive hands-on labs including sample preparation and testing using the rotational viscometer, COC flashpoint tester, dynamic shear and bending beam rheometers, direct tension tester and “PG plus” tests. Evaluate your knowledge with the review exam during the last half day. Leave this course with the ability to perform your job with newfound confidence and valuable insight into your future NBTC certification.