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Past Software Releases | LASTRADA™

LASTRADA is always evolving to keep up with the changing needs of our customers and our industry. LASTRADA Partners releases up to 6 updates a year, where we implement customer-driven enhancements, industry-related changes, and general usability improvements.

Below you'll find the previous releases, listed from newest to oldest, with highlights for each release listed by producer type and module. We also provide links to our Customer Resource Center, where current users can download the latest release and read detailed release notes.

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plus-sign-gold  505 Release Notes August 2020

General

Workflow Management

    • New copy testing package feature in workflow management

Sample Management

    • New date picker in sample management

Aggregates

         General

    • Addition of proctor in aggregate modules
    • Three replicates available for fine aggregate GSB

 

Asphalt

General

    • Support for Indiana rounding rules

Soil

FPC

    • Multi unit support of proctor in soil & aggregate

 

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here: Release 505

 


 

plus-sign-gold  504 Release NotesApril 2020

General

User Administration

    • New user's right for archiving and de-archiving data

Aggregates

          FPC

    • Direct entry of passing gradation for QC/QA comparison

Reporting

    • Option to reverse X-scale on aggregate gradation chart

Asphalt

General

    • Additional decimal settings for new states

Mix Design

    • Assigned new additives directly in design
 

 

FPC

    • New sieving options
    • Direct entry of passing gradation for QC/QA comparison
    • Binder estimate from design Gse and sample Gmm

Concrete

General

    • Concrete Excel export from Summary of Production Data and Test Results 

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here: Release 504

 


 

plus-sign-gold  503 Release NotesJanuary 2020

Soil

  Reporting

    • New soil cell types and column types
    • Update to Atterberg limits

Asphalt

  Master Data

    • RAP Binder properties now part of RAP supplies
    • Binder test for recorded binders from mix

            FPC

    • New fields for Ash content of binder are now on the Binder page
    • Target minimum/maximum SSD weighs for TSR 
    • Binder properties on recovered binders from mix
    • Direct entry of gradation results for QA or 3rd party data entry
    • New cell types and column types
 

Bitumen

  General

    • New binder tests

Concrete

  FPC

    • New color options for custom display
    • Update to CUSUM optimization

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here: Release 503

 


 

plus-sign-gold   501 Release Notes - October 2019

General

Reporting

    • Embedding of test program details for new custom report layout options
    • New report cell types for aggregate QC, asphalt QC, asphalt mix design and asphalt binder

PDF Settings

    • New enhanced security features added to PDF creator

Aggregates

General

    • Aggregate QC dialogue has new customization options

FPC

    • Addition of 2nd Flat and elongated ratio on a single sample
    • Updated aggregate QC crushed particles test

Asphalt

Declaration

    • More State specific rounding options in asphalt QC

Mix Design

    • New warnings when calculated blend not saved
    • RAP specific gravity options added to State drop down function in asphalt QC
    • Number of gyrations added to TSR data entry
    • New update blend button added to asphalt blend tool
 

Asphalt

FPC

    • New on the fly check stats buttons added
    • New copy button for QA data entry
    • New dual asphalt compaction specifications support %Rice and %Marshall
    • New update blend button added to asphalt blend tool
    • XML export to exchange asphalt samples via LASTRADA to LASTRADA interface
    • New create new version for entering companion asphalt QA and 3rd party results
    • New warnings when calculated blend not saved
    • RAP specific gravity options added to State drop down function in asphalt QC
    • Number of gyrations added to TSR data entry
    • New update blend button added to asphalt blend tool

Statistics

    • New asphalt statistics filtering options

Bitumen

FPC

    • Introduction of binder formulation/recipe features:
      - Formulations/recipes now optional addition to testing program
      - Formulations/recipes now optional addition to asphalt binder declaration
    • Update to asphalt binder force ductility test

Concrete

FPC

    • Update to concrete single strength value and mix class strength conformity criteria
    • New tab-sequence in CS test dialogue has been added

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here:  Release 501

 


 

plus-sign-gold   500 Release Notes - July 2019

Aggregates

Declaration

    • The proctor density field has been added to the Aggregate data page.

FPC

    • A new test Cleanness value CTM 227.
    • Chemical tests adjustment of test has been added to the test standards for the Lightweight Contaminators.

Reporting

    • Upper grading- minimum of max passing and upper tolerance limit, and lower grading- maximum of min passing and lower tolerance limit are new curves in the sieve chart.
    • New cell types for reporting of crushed particles with one decimal place have been added.

Asphalt

Master Data

    • New requirements for the Specification, Declaration and FPC Vbe Effective binder volume have been added.
    • A new column for the Mixture density has been added to the Correction for RAP dialogue.

Mix Design

    • Calculation mode, GSB has been added in Mix Design and Reclaimed.
    • For non-US customers , this button will calculate from Maximum density of RAP and binder content.  RAP GSB  customers the calculation (which is relevant for the Mix Design) based on the selected State standard.
    • In Mix Design and Asphalt FPC bulk density of Gyratory specimen test has been improved.
 

Asphalt

FPC

    • Article long description and Article no. have been added to Sample section dialogue of the Asphalt FPC columns.
    • The new Asphalt FPC dialogue now has a drop down for Sampled by staff members.
    • The Grading curve button on the Aggregate page will now show FPC limits instead of design limits.
    • Calculation of binder density has improved.

Statistics

    • Internal limits reporting styles have been added to the following values: Binder content, Density, Swelling, Marshall stability, Marshall flow.

Receiving Inspection Aggregates

    • The Receiving Inspection Aggregates dialogue and the Selection of aggregate declaration dialogue have a new check box to show only latest declaration per spec.

Bitumen

General

    • The Test Program FPC Plant selection dialogue in the Contract Administration offers now the possibility to register a Refinery for the bitumen. 

Concrete

Options

    • New rounding options of hardened concrete density have been added.

FPC

    • The Delivery ticket no will now also be transferred when creating a new concrete sample, without having the interface.
    • New tab-sequence in CS test dialogue has been added.

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here:  Release 500

 


 

plus-sign-gold   475 Release Notes - April 2019

General

Sample Management

    • Sample management has a new column "sender" to the sample selection dialogue.

Testing Program

    • All test for the receiving inspections of aggregates have been connected to the testing program.
    • Column sequence within the task planning is now adjustable via dialogue box. 

Automatic Reporting

    • New functions for sending several reports at the same time.

Soil

Atterberg Limits

    • New items have been added to the context menu of the Casagrande diagram.

Aggregates

    • You can now register 8 sub-samples and switch between them via the new radio buttons.

Asphalt

Declarations

    • Wheel tracking slope has been added to the new declaration dialogue which can blind in and out via the dialogue configuration button.

Mix Design

    • You can now empty all aggregate related fields via one push of a button.
    • A new filter group for the mix design has been added to the plant-based selection dialogue.
    • A new field has been created in the Aggregate Blend page offers now the possibility to register values for the tests Cleanness value, and Sodium Sulfate soundness.
 

Quality Control

    • Tables within the quality control template are now able to adjust their table wraps automatically.
    • The new FPC dialogue has additional fields for entering values for Cleanness and Sodium sulfate soundness.
    • A new read-only field has been added to the Bitumen properties page to show the bitumen density coming from the specification.
    • Automated Soluble binder content (ASTM D8159 - 18) has been implemented to the new FPC dialogue. 

Bitumen

General

    • In the Bitumen module the refinery field will be read-only for samples with archived refineries.

FFC

    • A new test for determining the density by weight per gallon cup (D6937) has been implemented for emulsions (ASTM D2397 and D997).
    • As residue tests the following have been implemented ductility (Temp2) (T51) Elastic recovery (T301) DSR and MSCR test (T315/350) as well as Ash test (T111).

Concrete

FPC

    • When using delivery tickets with LASTRADA, it is now possible to create new samples as well as new concretes in one go. 
    • You can now only show concrete or certain QC-groups in the sampling schedule.
    • Relationships and adjustments can now be copied to other plants.

Current users can view a full description of the release notes here:  Release 475

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 


 

 

 

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