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California Test Methods (CTM)

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TEST NO. DATE MODIFIED TITLE OF TEST METHOD CONTACT
601 - Reflectance of Highway Reflector Buttons (Optical Requirements) (Test method is currently inactive - refer to contact for further information) Contact
603 - Moisture Seal of Highway Reflector Buttons (Test method is currently inactive - refer to contact for further information) Contact
604 September 1, 2012 Method of Test for Luminous Intensity of Traffic Signal Sections Contact
605 September 1, 2012 Method of Test for Deflection of Plastic Traffic Signal Face Contact
606 September 1, 2012 Method of Test for Luminance of Pedestrian Signal Face Contact
608 November 1, 1998 Method of Test for High Pressure Sodium Lamp Multiple Supply Ballasts Contact
610 November 1, 1998 Method of Test for Expected Life Performance and Lumens of HPS Lamps Contact
611 November 1, 2012 Method of Test for Testing Durability of Mast Arm-mounted Luminaires Contact
620 - Testing Rubber Hose (Test method is currently inactive - refer to contact for further information) Contact
635 November 1, 2012 Method of Test for Diameter of Wire and Thickness of Insulation (Electrical Conductors) Contact
642 - Method of Test for Coefficent of Retroreflection of Retroreflective Sheeting for Highway Signs (This test method has been deleted; no longer referenced in the current specifications.) Contact
643 Multiple Versions Method for Determining Field and Laboratory Resistivity and pH Measurements for Soil and Water Contact
644 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Shear Strength of Brick Cores Contact
645 December 1, 2013 Method of Test for Coating Adherence to Metalic Substrates Contact
646 November 1, 1998 Method of Test for Series Multiple (SM) Transformers Contact
650 December 1, 1995 Method of Test for Specular Reflector Material Contact
651 April 1, 1997 Method of Test for Diffuse Light Transmission Factor of Large Reinforced Plastic Panels Contact
652 - Ascertaining Thickness of Spelter Coating on Galvanized Products (Replaced by ASTM A 123/123M-97 and ASTM A 153/153M) Contact
658 December 1, 2012 Method of Test for Function and Pre-installation Inspection of Traffic Signal Systems Contact
659 December 1, 2012 Method of Test for Environmental Operation of Traffic Signal Systems Contact
660 December 1, 2013 Method of Test for Evaluating Color by Means of Chromaticity Coordinates Contact
662 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Seam Quality Control Standard for Helical Lock Seam Corrugated Metal Pipe Contact
663 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Testing of Bridge Bearing Pads Contact
664 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Crushing of Longitudinally Welded Steel Tubular Products (Universal Crushing Test) Contact
665 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Seam Quality Control of Helical Continuously Welded Seam Corrugated Metal Pipe Contact
666 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Fracture and Defection of Metal Traffic Signal Section Housing Contact
667 December 1, 2012 Method of Test for the Power Line Transient Susceptibility Contact
669 Multiple Versions Test Method for Non-Reflective and Reflective Pavement Markers Contact
670 Multiple Versions Method of Tests for Mechanical and Welded Reinforcing Steel Splices Contact
671 January 1, 2014 Test Method for Evaluating Painted Metal Target Plate Material Contact
673 Multiple Versions Method of Determining Movement Rating of Type B1 and B2 Preformed Elastomeric Joint Seals Contact
674 Multiple Versions Method of Test for Fence Posts and Braces Contact
677 - Method of Determining the Tension in Prestressing Strand with the Vibra-Tension, Model ET-U (Test method has been deleted; no longer in the 2010 CT Standard Specifications per Revised Standard Specification (RSS) dated 10-19-12.) Contact
678 December 1, 2012 Method of Test for Luminaire Isolux Diagrams Contact
679 November 1, 1998 Method of Test for Mercury Lamp Multiple Circuit Ballasts Contact
680 -

Method of Determining the Strength of Headlight Glare Screen Posts (Test method being deleted; no longer referenced in the current specifications.)

Contact
681 Multiple Versions Method for Testing Creep Performance of Concrete Anchorage Devices Contact
682 Multiple Versions Method for Determining Ultimate Tensile Strength of Cast-In-Place Concrete Inserts Contact
683 - Method of Testing Deflection and Bending Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Poles (Test method has been deleted; no longer referenced in the current specifications.) Contact
684 - Method of Test for Anti-Graffiti Materials on Retroreflective Sheeting for Highway Signs (Test method has been deleted; no longer referenced in the current specifications.) Contact
685 Multiple Versions Method for Holiday Detection in Epoxy-Coated Reinforcing Steel Contact
686 Multiple Versions Method for Evaluating Bend Test Results of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings on ASTM Designation: A934/A 934/M Steel Reinforcement Contact
687 Multiple Versions Method of Tests for Measuring Epoxy Coating Thickness on Steel Reinforcing Bars, Wire Mesh, and Dowel Bars using Type 2 Test Instruments Contact