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Test Method Title

Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

Reference Number

ASTM C31

Material

Field Concrete

Test Property

Making and curing concrete test specimens

Description of Test

Concrete is sampled in accordance with ASTM C172. 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



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