ASTM International - ASTM D6685-01(2008)
Standard Guide for the Selection of Test Methods for Fabrics Used for Fabric Formed Concrete (FFC)
|Publication Date:||1 January 2008|
|ICS Code (Test conditions and procedures in general):||19.020|
|ICS Code (Processes of the textile industry):||59.020|
significance And Use:
This guide identifies test methods used in the process of determining the characteristics of fabrics used to form fine aggregate concrete for properties such as mass, apparent opening size,... View More
This guide identifies test methods used in the process of determining the characteristics of fabrics used to form fine aggregate concrete for properties such as mass, apparent opening size, tensile strength, water permeability and other mechanical properties.
This guide is intended for general use by those who manufacture, specify or install fabric formed concrete (FFC) revetments.
Consult specific ASTM specifications for evaluation criteria.
4.3.1 A listing of all ASTM geosynthetic performance specifications may be found in Volume 04.09 of the Annual Book of Standards.View Less
1.1 This guide lists ASTM standards available for the testing evaluation of fabrics used to form fine aggregate concrete.
1.2 This guide identifies the test methods available to manufacturers, engineers, testing organizations and other related parties.
1.3 This guide provides a list of test methods that can be used by the reader to determine the properties of fabric used to form fine aggregate concrete.
1.4 This guide is not intended to be used in the establishment of performance criteria, but as a guide for product development and purchasing contracts.
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.
1.6 This guide offers an organized collection of information or a series of options and does not recommend a specific course of action. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgement. Not all aspects of this guide may be applicable in all circumstances. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care of which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project's many unique aspects. The word "Standard" in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.