Lab Services: Concrete testing

Lab Services: Concrete testing

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Test Method Title

Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

Reference Number

AASHTO T 22

Material

Concrete

Test Property

Compressive strength

Description of Test

Cylinders (typically 4" diameter x 8" high or 6" diameter x 12" high) are cast in-field with fresh concrete, cured over night, transported to the laboratory and cured in water (or high-humidity chamber). At the pre-determined curing period, the cylinder is tested in compression with strength and failure mode recorded and reported.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Typically 4" x 8" or 6" x 12" cylinders

Number of Test Specimens

1 but typically several specimens per set of cylinders

Test Specimen Size

Typically 4" x 8" or 6" x 12" cylinders

Keywords

compressive strength, concrete

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