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Test Method Title

Standard Method of Test for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

Reference Number

AASHTO T 23

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Making and curing concrete test specimens

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with AASHTO R 60. Concrete is placed into curing molds in three equal lifts, each lift is rodded 25 times. Each mold is covered to protect against moisture loss, and carefully placed in a protected area.

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, cylinders

For more information, contact GeoTesting Express:



Atlanta

770.645.6575


Boston

978.635.0424


Chicago

224.676.1371


New York

212.566.6630



info@geotesting.com

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