This specification covers all forms of fiber-reinforced concrete that are delivered to a purchaser with the ingredients uniformly mixed. This specification may also apply to fiber-reinforced concrete intended for shotcreting by the dry-mix process when sampling and testing is possible at the point of placement. It, however, does not cover the placement, consolidation, curing, or protection of the fiber-reinforced concrete after delivery to the purchaser. Materials are classified according to the type of fiber incorporated, which are: Type I, steel fiber-reinforced concrete that contains stainless, alloy, or carbon steel fibers; Type II, glass fiber-reinforced concrete that contains alkali-resistant glass fibers; Type III, synthetic fiber-reinforced concrete that contains synthetic fibers; and Type IV, natural fiber-reinforced concrete that contains cellulose fibers. The fiber-reinforced concretes shall be furnish either by batch mixing or continuous mixing, and shall be free of fiber balls when delivered to the point designated by the purchaser. Tolerances, acceptance criteria, and performance requirements for workability and air content are discussed thoroughly.
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1.1 This specification covers all forms of fiber-reinforced concrete that are delivered to a purchaser with the ingredients uniformly mixed, and that can be sampled and tested at the point of delivery. It does not cover the placement, consolidation, curing, or protection of the fiber-reinforced concrete after delivery to the purchaser.
1.2 Certain sections of this specification are also applicable to fiber-reinforced concrete intended for shotcreting by the dry-mix process when sampling and testing of concrete is possible only at the point of placement. In this case, the sections dealing with batching plant, mixing equipment, mixing and delivery, and measurement of workability and air content, are not applicable.
1.3 This specification does not cover thin-section glass fiber-reinforced concrete manufactured by the spray-up process that is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Subcommittee C27.40.
1.4 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
1.5 The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test method portion, Sections 15 and 18, of this specification: 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.
A820/A820M Specification for Steel Fibers for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
C31/C31M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
C39/C39M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
C42/C42M Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores and Sawed Beams of Concrete
C94/C94M Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete
C125 Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Aggregates
C138/C138M Test Method for Density (Unit Weight), Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete
C143/C143M Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C172 Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete
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
C387 Specification for Packaged, Dry, Combined Materials for Mortar and Concrete
C567 Test Method for Determining Density of Structural Lightweight Concrete
C666/C666M Test Method for Resistance of Concrete to Rapid Freezing and Thawing
C684 Test Method for Making, Accelerated Curing, and Testing Concrete Compression Test Specimens
C685/C685M Specification for Concrete Made by Volumetric Batching and Continuous Mixing
C1077 Practice for Agencies Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in Construction and Criteria for Testing Agency Evaluation
C1140 Practice for Preparing and Testing Specimens from Shotcrete Test Panels
C1385/C1385M Practice for Sampling Materials for Shotcrete
C1399 Test Method for Obtaining Average Residual-Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
C1436 Specification for Materials for Shotcrete
C1480 Specification for Packaged, Pre-Blended, Dry, Combined Materials for Use in Wet or Dry Shotcrete Application
C1550 Test Method for Flexural Toughness of Fiber Reinforced Concrete (Using Centrally Loaded Round Panel)
C1602/C1602M Specification for Mixing Water Used in the Production of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
C1604/C1604M Test Method for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores of Shotcrete
C1609/C1609M Test Method for Flexural Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (Using Beam With Third-Point Loading)
C1666/C1666M Specification for Alkali Resistant (AR) Glass Fiber for GFRC and Fiber-Reinforced Concrete and Cement
D6942 Test Method for Stability of Cellulose Fibers in Alkaline Environments
D7357 Specification for Cellulose Fibers for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
D7508/D7508M Specification for Polyolefin Chopped Strands for Use in Concrete
ACI Standards and Reports
506.2 Specification for Materials, Proportioning and Application of Shotcrete
accuracy; average residual-strength; certification; fibers; fiber-reinforced concrete; flexural parameters; materials for; scales; testing; toughness; Classification; Concrete construction materials/applications--specifications; Concrete reinforcement--specifications; Deterioration resistance; Fiber-reinforced concrete; Field testing--concrete/aggregates; Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC); Polypropylene (PP) fibers; Shotcrete; Steel fiber-reinforced concrete/shotcrete; Synthetic fiber-reinforced concrete/shotcrete; Virgin homopolymer polypropylene fibers ;
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
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