Active Standard ASTM C1176 / C1176M | Developed by Subcommittee: C09.45
Book of Standards Volume: 04.02
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Significance and Use
This practice is intended to be used for stiff to extremely dry concrete mixtures commonly used in roller-compacted concrete construction. This practice is used instead of rodding or internal vibration, which cannot properly consolidate concrete of this consistency (Note 1).
Note 1—Further description of this concrete consistency is given in ACI 207.5 Roller-Compacted Mass Concrete and 211.3 Guide for Selecting Proportions for No-Slump Concrete . The consistency of roller-compacted concrete may be determined in accordance with Test Method C 1170
1.1 This practice covers procedures for making cylindrical test specimens from concrete when the standard procedures of rodding and internal vibration, as described in Practice C 31
1.2 Two methods are provided for making concrete cylinders using a vibrating table:
1.2.1 Method A is a procedure for making test specimens in steel reusable molds attached to a vibrating table.
1.2.2 Method B is a procedure for making test specimens in single-use plastic molds that have been inserted into a metal sleeve attached to a vibrating table.
1.3 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.
1.4 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.
C31/C31M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
C39/C39M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
C172 Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete
C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory
C470/C470M Specification for Molds for Forming Concrete Test Cylinders Vertically
C496/C496M Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
C1170 Test Method for Determining Consistency and Density of Roller-Compacted Concrete Using a Vibrating Table
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)