ASTM International - ASTM C596-96e1
Standard Test Method for Drying Shrinkage of Mortar Containing Hydraulic Cement
|Publication Date:||10 June 2001|
|ICS Code (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar):||91.100.10|
1.1 This test method determines of the change in length on drying of mortar bars containing hydraulic cement and graded standard sand.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. (Warning-Fresh hydraulic cementitious mixtures are caustic and may cause chemical burns to skin and tissue upon prolonged exposure).