ASTM WK67409

    Revision of C270 - 19 Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry

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    Active Standard: C270 - 19ae1

    Developed by Subcommittee: C12.03 | Committee C12 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK67409


    Keywords

    air content; compressive strength; masonry; masonry cement; mortar; portland cement-lime; water retention; water retentivity;;

    Rationale

    The methods for determining the strength and load-deflection characteristics of masonry wall panels have been removed from E72, Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction, and placed in C1717, Standard Test Methods for Conducting Strength Tests of Masonry Wall Panels. All references to E72 should be replaced with C1717 in ASTM C270.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-10-2019

    Technical Contact:
    James Farny

    Item:
    005

    Ballot:
    C12 (19-01)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as C270-2019A and Pending Publication