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Table 5 Physical characteristics of the ballast.

From: Laboratory Investigation into the Flexural Behavior of Embedded Concrete Sleepers in Two-Stage Concrete with Preplaced Ballast Aggregate

Type Specific weight (ton/m3) Los Angles abrasion (%) Micro-deval abrasion (%) Water absorption (%) Point load index (MPa) Uniaxial compressive strength (MPa)
Uncorrected Corrected
Andesite 2.26 13 18.8 1.34 8.82 7.60 158.7