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ASTM - C1585

Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes

active, Most Current
Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 September 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Concrete and concrete products): 91.100.30
scope:

This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water as a function of time when only one surface of the specimen is exposed to water. The specimen is conditioned in an environment at a standard relative humidity to induce a consistent moisture condition in the capillary pore system. The exposed surface of the specimen is immersed in water and water ingress of unsaturated concrete is dominated by capillary suction during initial contact with water.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

The text of this standard refers to notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

C1585
September 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes
This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water...
February 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic- Cement Concretes
This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water...
July 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes
This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water...
February 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes
This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water...
February 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Rate of Absorption of Water by Hydraulic-Cement Concretes
This test method is used to determine the rate of absorption (sorptivity) of water by hydraulic cement concrete by measuring the increase in the mass of a specimen resulting from absorption of water...

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