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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali Reactivity of Carbonate Rocks for Concrete Aggregates

Reference Number

ASTM C586

Material

Aggregate

Test Property

Alkali reactivity

Description of Test

Small rock cylinders are immersed in a solution of sodium hydroxide except when removed for determination of length change. The length change of each specimen is periodically determined.

Preferred Test Sample Size

2 kg

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

> 1kg

Keywords

Alkali, Reactivity, Carbonate

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