The method needs to be brought into compliance with requirements for SI-only standards. Section 9.1 provides a statement regarding accuracty of length measurement rather than referring this aspect to C 490/C490M. There ts reported confusion around the initial temperature of the water used to soak the specimens in section 9.1 of the method.
Keywordsaggregate; alkali-silica reactivity; length change; mortar; sodium hydroxide;
D. Stephen Lane
Ballot Item Approved as C1260-2014 and Pending Publication