ASTM C1660 - 10(2018)

    Standard Specification for Thin-bed Mortar for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Masonry

    Active Standard ASTM C1660 | Developed by Subcommittee: C12.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification applies to thin-bed mortar for autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) masonry.

    1.2 The testing laboratory performing these test methods shall be evaluated in accordance with Practice C1093.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.4 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    C91 Specification for Masonry Cement

    C144 Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar

    C150 Specification for Portland Cement

    C207 Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes

    C595 Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements

    C1006 Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Masonry Units

    C1093 Practice for Accreditation of Testing Agencies for Masonry

    C1157 Performance Specification for Hydraulic Cement

    C1180 Terminology of Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry

    C1232 Terminology for Masonry

    C1329 Specification for Mortar Cement

    C1384 Specification for Admixtures for Masonry Mortars

    C1386 Specification for Precast Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Wall Construction Units

    C1452 Specification for Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Elements

    C1555 Practice for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Masonry

    C1600/C1600M Specification for Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


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    DOI: 10.1520/C1660-10R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1660-10(2018), Standard Specification for Thin-bed Mortar for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Masonry, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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