Field Services: Concrete testing

Field Services: Concrete testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete.

Reference Number

ASTM C1064

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Temperature

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with ASTM C172. 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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