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ASTM International - ASTM D4436-08

Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2008
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works): 93.020
significance And Use:

Rock bolts are used for support in a variety of mining and civil engineering situations. After a bolt is installed, the load generally decreases over time due to deterioration of the borehole... View More

scope:

1.1 The objective of this test method is to determine the time over which rock bolt tension decreases from the installed value to a designated minimum value.

1.2 This test method is applicable to any anchor system which is not fully encapsulated immediately upon installation, including mechanical, cement grout, resin (epoxy, polyester, and the like) or other similar systems.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4 All observed and calculated values shall conform to the guidelines for significant digits and rounding established in Practice D 6026.

1.4.1 The method used to specify how data are collected, calculated, or recorded in this standard is not directly related to the accuracy to which the data can be applied in design or other uses, or both. How one applies the results obtained using this standard is beyond its scope.

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.

Document History

November 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test
5.1 Rock bolts are used for support in a variety of mining and civil engineering situations.3 After a bolt is installed, the load generally decreases over time due to deterioration of the borehole...
November 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test
5.1 Rock bolts are used for support in a variety of mining and civil engineering situations.3 After a bolt is installed, the load generally decreases over time due to deterioration of the borehole...
ASTM D4436-08
July 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test
Rock bolts are used for support in a variety of mining and civil engineering situations. After a bolt is installed, the load generally decreases over time due to deterioration of the borehole wall,...
July 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test
1.1 The objective of this test method is to determine the time over which rock bolt tension decreases from the installed value to a designated minimum value. 1.2 This test method is applicable to any...
December 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Rock Bolt Long-Term Load Retention Test
1.1 The objective of this test method is to determine the time over which rock bolt tension decreases from the installed value to a designated minimum value. 1.2 This test method is applicable to...
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