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.
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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.
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
appearance; chopped strands; concrete; denier; equivalent diameter; fiber; polyolefin; tension (tensile) properties/tests; thickness; width;
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
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