Features 104 ASTM masonry standards compiled from three volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. This new edition provides specifications for products such as mason’s lime, concrete brick, building brick, paving brick, hollow and solid load-bearing concrete masonry units, masonry cement, portland cement, mortar, grout, and concrete paving units.
Test methods for sampling and testing brick, structural clay tile, concrete masonry units, mortar, and grout are included, as well as methods for measuring drying shrinkage of concrete block, bond strength of mortar to unit masonry, and water penetration and leakage.
Practices and guides address test specimen preparation, proper use of test methods and specifications, and reduction of efflorescence. Also included are specifications for ancillary materials used in masonry construction.