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Test Method Title

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

Reference Number

ASTM C231

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Air content

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with ASTM C 172. 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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