Field Services: Concrete testing

Field Services: Concrete testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Method of Test for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method

Reference Number

AASHTO T 152

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Air content

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with AASHTO R 60. Concrete is placed into air pressure meter in three equal lifts, each lift is rodded 25 times. The air meter is carefully closed and sealed. A known pressure is then suddenly applied to the concrete, and the corresponding air content is read off the dial.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Approximately 5 gallons

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

3 gallons

Keywords

Air content, concrete

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