ASTM C642 - 13

    Standard Test Method for Density, Absorption, and Voids in Hardened Concrete

    Active Standard ASTM C642 | Developed by Subcommittee: C09.66

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.02


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    Significance and Use

    2.1 This test method is useful in developing the data required for conversions between mass and volume for concrete. It can be used to determine conformance with specifications for concrete and to show differences from place to place within a mass of concrete.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determinations of denisty, percent absorption, and percent voids in hardened concrete.

    1.2 The text of this test method references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory information. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this standard.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0642-13

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