A sample shall be treated to be "sealed" if it is received in the laboratory in the following condition:
All sealed samples should be properly wrapped, gala-sealed and signed by the person having signature in the forwarding letter.
Sample shall be packed/wrapped with cloth or paper in a manner so that contents of the pack cannot be removed/altered without tearing the seal and signature.
|Sealed Soil Sample|
Having sample bags printed in manner as shown in figure above(Sampling Bituminous Mixes)can be very useful for recording information until such time as you can write a sample certificate
Samples not meeting these requirements shall be considered to be "Unsealed".