ASTM C1877 - 18

    Standard Specification for Adhered Concrete Masonry Units

    Active Standard ASTM C1877 | Developed by Subcommittee: C15.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers solid, dry-cast, concrete masonry units intended for use as an interior and exterior adhered veneer and are made from portland cement, water, and suitable mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials.

    1.2 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

    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.

    Note 1: Adhered concrete masonry units covered by this specification are made from lightweight or normal weight aggregates, or both.

    Note 2: When particular features are desired, such as density classification, surface textures for appearance or bond, finish, color, fire resistance, insulation, acoustical properties, or other special features, such properties should be specified separately by the purchaser. Suppliers should be consulted as to the availability of adhered concrete masonry units having the desired features.

    1.4 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

    C33/C33M Specification for Concrete Aggregates

    C140/C140M Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units

    C150/C150M Specification for Portland Cement

    C331/C331M Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Concrete Masonry Units

    C426 Test Method for Linear Drying Shrinkage of Concrete Masonry Units

    C595/C595M Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements

    C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

    C979/C979M Specification for Pigments for Integrally Colored Concrete

    C989/C989M Specification for Slag Cement for Use in Concrete and Mortars

    C1157/C1157M Performance Specification for Hydraulic Cement

    C1232 Terminology for Masonry

    C1240 Specification for Silica Fume Used in Cementitious Mixtures

    C1670/C1670M Specification for Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer Units


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/C1877-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1877-18, Standard Specification for Adhered Concrete Masonry Units, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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