Field Services: Concrete testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete

Reference Number

ASTM C172

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Sampling concrete

Description of Test

In the field, fresh concrete is sampled in two or more regularly spaced intervals (within 15 minutes of each other) from the middle portion of the batch. The receptacle is passed through the entire width of the discharge, or preferably the discharge is diverted directly into the sample receptacle.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Determined by the specific tests required to be conducted.

Number of Test Specimens

Determined by the specific tests required to be conducted.

Test Specimen Size

Determined by the specific tests required to be conducted.

Keywords

fresh mix, concrete, sampling

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