ASTM D4263 - 83(2018)

    Standard Test Method for Indicating Moisture in Concrete by the Plastic Sheet Method

    Active Standard ASTM D4263 | Developed by Subcommittee: D33.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02


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    Significance and Use

    2.1 Capillary moisture in the concrete may be detrimental to the performance of certain coating systems that cannot tolerate moisture on or within the surface boundary.

    2.2 This test method is used prior to the application of coatings on concrete.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is used to indicate the presence of capillary moisture in concrete.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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. For specific caution statements, see Section 4.

    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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.080.40 (Concrete structures)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D4263-83R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4263-83(2018), Standard Test Method for Indicating Moisture in Concrete by the Plastic Sheet Method, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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