Active Standard ASTM D1985 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.33
Book of Standards Volume: 04.03
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Significance and Use
3.1 It is intended that this practice may be used by manufacturers, users, and testing agencies. The use of this practice establishes a uniform procedure for preparing concrete blocks for the testing of sealants. It is not intended to establish test procedures or conditions of test which are associated with each of the joint sealants.
1.1 This practice covers the preparation of concrete blocks used for testing of joint and crack sealants for portland cement concrete and asphaltic concrete pavements. There are numerous standard material specifications that use concrete blocks prepared according to this practice. Refer to the specific standard material specification of interest to determine which tests apply and refer to the test methods for each specific test.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory
E171 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Flexible Barrier Packaging
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
UNSPSC Code 30131502(Concrete blocks); 30111800(Aggregates)