ASTM WK47096

    Revision of C270 - 14 Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry

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    Active Standard: C270 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: C12.03 | Committee C12 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK47096

    1. Rationale

    It was reported to the Task Group that the improper use of Specification C270 Property Specifications requirements to evaluate construction site-produced mortars continues. Adding a new paragraph 3.2 with an accompanying Note and renumbering and clarifying existing paragraph 3.2 will clarify the requirements of C270 on this matter.


    Keywords

    air content; compressive strength; masonry; masonry cement; mortar; portland cement-lime; water retention; water retentivity;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-21-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Ian Chin

    Item:
    006

    Ballot:
    C12 (14-02)

    Status:
    In Balloting