ASTM International - ASTM C1352-96(2008)
Standard Test Method for Flexural Modulus of Elasticity of Dimension Stone
|Publication Date:||1 October 2008|
|ICS Code (Mineral materials and products):||91.100.15|
significance And Use:
This test method is useful for providing engineering values for stress and deflection analysis of stone panels. It is also useful in indicating the differences in flexural modulus of elasticity... View More
This test method is useful for providing engineering values for stress and deflection analysis of stone panels. It is also useful in indicating the differences in flexural modulus of elasticity between various dimension stones and stones of the same type in different loading directions (parallel and perpendicular to rift or bedding planes).View Less
1.1 This test method covers the procedure for determining the flexural modulus of elasticity of stone by using a simple beam with quarter-point loading.
1.2 Stone tests may be made with load applied perpendicular to the bedding plane or rift and with load applied parallel to the bedding plane or rift.
1.3 Stone tests may be made for wet and dry specimen conditions.
1.4 The specifier of the test shall determine which conditions shall be used.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.6 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.