ASTM D7508 / D7508M - 10

    Standard Specification for Polyolefin Chopped Strands for Use in Concrete

    Active Standard ASTM D7508 / D7508M | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.58

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.02


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    Abstract

    This specification covers polyolefin chopped strands (fibers) for use in concrete. Tensile and tenacity properties are calculated by determining the breaking force, the breaking tenacity, and the elongation of adequately conditioned polyolefin filaments using Practice D1776. Conformance requirements for chopped strands for use in concrete include compliance with Specification C1116/C1116M, Type III as well as denier, finish content, tensile strength, and cut length.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers polyolefin chopped strands (fibers) for use in concrete.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods described in 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.

    ASTM Standards

    C1116/C1116M Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D1577 Test Methods for Linear Density of Textile Fibers

    D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles

    D1907 Test Method for Linear Density of Yarn (Yarn Number) by the Skein Method

    D2256 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Yarns by the Single-Strand Method

    D2257 Test Method for Extractable Matter in Textiles

    D2258 Practice for Sampling Yarn for Testing

    D3218 Specification for Polyolefin Monofilaments


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151500(Fibers); 30110000(Concrete and cement and plaster)


    DOI: 10.1520/D7508_D7508M-10

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