ASTM International - ASTM E488-96(2003)
Standard Test Methods for Strength of Anchors in Concrete and Masonry Elements
|Publication Date:||10 May 2003|
|ICS Code (Elements of buildings in general):||91.060.01|
significance And Use:
These test methods are intended to provide data from which applicable design data and specifications are derivable for a given anchorage device used in a structural member of concrete, masonry and... View More
These test methods are intended to provide data from which applicable design data and specifications are derivable for a given anchorage device used in a structural member of concrete, masonry and related products and for qualifying anchors or anchorage systems.
The test methods shall be followed to ensure reproducibility of the test data.View Less
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for determining the static, seismic, fatigue and shock, tensile and shear strengths of post-installed and cast-in-place anchorage systems in structural members made of concrete or structural members made of masonry. Only those tests required by the specifying authority need to be performed.
1.2 These test methods are intended for use with such anchorage devices designed to be installed perpendicular to a plane surface of the structural member.
1.3 Whereas combined tension and shear as well as torsion tests are performed under special conditions, such tests are not covered in the methods described herein.
1.4 While individual procedures are given for static, seismic, fatigue and shock testing, nothing herein shall preclude the use of combined testing conditions which incorporate two or more of these types of tests, (such as seismic, fatigue and shock tests in series), since the same equipment is used for each of these tests.
1.5 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.