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Superpave Gyratory Compactor

A Superpave Gyratory Compactor (SGC) is used during Superpave mix design or field testing activities for compacting hot mix asphalt samples into specimens used for volumetric analysis. Continuous densification of the specimen is measured during the compaction process.