Field Services: Concrete testing

Field Services: Concrete testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Method of Test for Temperature of Freshly Mixed Hydraulic Cement Concrete

Reference Number

AASHTO T 309

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Temperature

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with AASHTO R 60. The temperature of fresh concrete is measured in the field. The probe of a thermometer is inserted into freshly sampled concrete such that the probe is surrounded by at least 3-inches of concrete in all directions. The concrete is compressed around the thermometer using the fingers. The thermometer is allowed to stabilize for a minimum of 2 minutes before the reading is recorded, but within 5 minutes of obtaining the sample.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Approximately 5 gallons

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

3 gallons

Keywords

temperature, concrete

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