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ASTM C617-98(2003)

Standard Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

Standard Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens C0617-98R03 ASTM|C0617-98R03|en-US Standard Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens Standard new BOS Vol. 04.02 Committee C09
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Significance and Use

This practice describes procedures for providing plane surfaces on the ends of freshly molded concrete cylinders, hardened cylinders, or drilled concrete cores when the end surfaces do not conform with the planeness and perpendicularity requirements of applicable standards. Practice C 1231 describes alternative procedures using unbonded caps or pad caps.


1.1 This practice covers apparatus, materials, and procedures for capping freshly molded concrete cylinders with neat cement and hardened cylinders and drilled concrete cores with high-strength gypsum plaster or sulfur mortar.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precaution statements see 4.3 and

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.02
Developed by Subcommittee: C09.61
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/C0617-98R03
ICS Code: 91.100.30