ASTM C943 - 10

    Standard Practice for Making Test Cylinders and Prisms for Determining Strength and Density of Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete in the Laboratory

    Active Standard ASTM C943 | Developed by Subcommittee: C09.41

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.02


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    Significance and Use

    This practice is used for making test cylinders or prisms of PA concrete. Cylinders are used for determining compressive strength and approximate density. Prisms, cut from cylinders, eliminate the surface effect and thus more accurately represent the actual density of PA concrete in place.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers procedures for making standard test cylinders used to determine the compressive strength and density of preplaced-aggregate (PA) concrete.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 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.

    ASTM Standards

    C125 Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Aggregates

    C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory

    C219 Terminology Relating to Hydraulic Cement

    C637 Specification for Aggregates for Radiation-Shielding Concrete

    C937 Specification for Grout Fluidifier for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete

    C938 Practice for Proportioning Grout Mixtures for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete

    C939 Test Method for Flow of Grout for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete (Flow Cone Method)

    C940 Test Method for Expansion and Bleeding of Freshly Mixed Grouts for Preplaced-Aggregate Concrete in the Laboratory


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0943-10

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