ASTM International - ASTM E2561-07
Standard Practice for Installation of Inductive Loop Detectors
|Publication Date:||1 April 2007|
|ICS Code (Road equipment and installations):||93.080.30|
1.1 This practice describes the recommended procedure for installing inductive loop detectors in sawed slots in roadway pavement for use as a traffic monitoring device or to actuate traffic control devices such as a traffic signal. Although the practice is not intended for installing preformed loops, the practice does contain information of value for this type of loop such as recommendations for the number of turns of loop wire, number and direction of twists in the lead-in wire and cable, splice location (if needed), and grounding options.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.