ASTM WK75825

    Revision of C1790 - 15 Standard Specification for Fly Ash Facing Brick

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    Active Standard: C1790 - 21

    Developed by Subcommittee: C15.03 | Committee C15 | Contact Staff Manager



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    Keywords

    absorption; brick; compressive strength; durability; fly ash; fly ash brick; fly ash facing brick; fly ash masonry units; freeze thaw; linear drying shrinkage;;

    Rationale

    ASTM C1790 contains a requirement that when strengths higher than the minimum in the specification are desired, they need to be specified separately by the purchaser. Other standards, such as ASTM C90, by contrast, contains requirements relative to how to determine compliance with strengths specified higher than the minimums. It is proposed in this ballot to modify ASTM C1790 to make the provision regarding requirements for units specified above the minimum the same as other C15.03 standards.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    02-08-2021

    Technical Contact:
    Edward Freyermuth

    Item:
    023

    Ballot:
    C15 (21-01)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as C1790-2021 and Pending Publication