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1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining the effects of chemical admixtures on the corrosion of metals in concrete. This test method can be used to evaluate materials intended to inhibit chloride-induced corrosion of steel in concrete. It can also be used to evaluate the corrosivity of admixtures in a chloride environment.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units in parentheses are provided for information only.
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 determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates
C143/C143M Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C173/C173M Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method
C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory
C231 Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method
C511 Specification for Mixing Rooms, Moist Cabinets, Moist Rooms, and Water Storage Tanks Used in the Testing of Hydraulic Cements and Concretes
C876 Test Method for Corrosion Potentials of Uncoated Reinforcing Steel in Concrete
C881/C881M Specification for Epoxy-Resin-Base Bonding Systems for Concrete
C1152/C1152M Test Method for Acid-Soluble Chloride in Mortar and Concrete
D448 Classification for Sizes of Aggregate for Road and Bridge Construction
D632 Specification for Sodium Chloride
E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
G3 Practice for Conventions Applicable to Electrochemical Measurements in Corrosion Testing
G15 Terminology Relating to Corrosion and Corrosion Testing
G33 Practice for Recording Data from Atmospheric Corrosion Tests of Metallic-Coated Steel Specimens
G46 Guide for Examination and Evaluation of Pitting Corrosion
NACE StandardsSSPC-SP5/NACENo.1 White Metal Blast Cleaning
ICS Number Code 91.080.40 (Concrete structures)
UNSPSC Code 11101704(Steel)