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ASTM C330 / C330M - 17a Standard Specification for ...

C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory. C496/C496M Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens. C567/C567M Test Method for Determining Density of Structural Lightweight Concrete. C641 Test Method for Iron Staining Materials in Lightweight Concrete

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ASTM C567 / C567M - 19 Standard Test Method for ...

5.2 Test Method C138/C138M shall be used to determine the density of freshly mixed lightweight concrete for compliance with concrete placement specifications. Note 1: The fresh density of lightweight aggregate concrete

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ASTM C330 - 02b Standard Specification for Lightweight ...

C192/C192M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory. C496/C496M Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens. C567 Test Method for Determining Density of Structural Lightweight Concrete. C641 Test Method for Iron Staining Materials in Lightweight Concrete

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Structural Lightweight Concrete - ESCSI

structural lightweight concrete can be provided economically. Reference Standards are incorporated in this guide specification and an appendix lists additional publications that will help the architect/engineer/designer prepare concrete specifications. ASTM publication STP 169 C provides a comprehensive overview of structural lightweight concrete.

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ASTM C330 - 02b Standard Specification for Lightweight ...

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.. ASTM Standards. C29/C29M Test Method for Bulk Density (Unit Weight) and Voids in Aggregate. C31/C31M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field. C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates

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ASTM C513 / C513M - 11(2019) Standard Test Method for ...

1.1 This test method covers obtaining, preparing, and testing specimens of hardened, lightweight, insulating concrete made with either lightweight aggregate conforming to Specification C332 or using preformed foam made from a foaming agent conforming to Specification C869/C869M and having an oven-dry density not exceeding 800 kg/m 3 [50 lb/ft 3].

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What is Lightweight Concrete? -Types, Uses and Advantages

This classification of structural lightweight concrete is based on a minimum strength: according to ASTM C 330-82a, the 28-day cylinder compressive strength should not be less than 17 MPa (2500 psi). The density (unit weight) of such concrete (determined in the dry state) should not exceed 1840 kg/m³ (115 lb/ft³), and is usually between 1400 ...

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Structural Lightweight Concrete — What, why, & how ...

Lightweight Concrete and Aggregates, Tom Holm, ASTM 169C, Chapter 48, ASTM International, West Conshohocken,PA Pumping Structural Lightweight Concrete, Info Sheet #4770.1, Expanded Shale Clay and Slate Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, escsi.org

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Method for Sampling and Testing Low Density Cellular ...

Cellular concrete follows various ASTM test methods that apply to lightweight insulating concrete. These are ASTM C 495 “Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Lightweight Insulating Concrete,” ASTM C 796 “Standard Test Methods for Foaming Agents for Use in Producing Cellular Concrete Using Preformed Foam,” and ASTM C 869 ...

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Lightweight Block As An Alternative| Concrete Construction ...

Apr 20, 2011 · A: With the possible exception of very high compressive strength requirements, lightweight concrete masonry units (CMUs) can be specified any time. A common misconception is that lightweight units are not structural. Lightweight CMUs meeting the requirements of ASTM C90 have all the structural properties of normal weight load-bearing units.

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Curing Lightweight-Concrete Test Cylinders| Concrete ...

Sep 01, 1993 · According to ASTM C 192, "Making and Curing Concrete Test Cylinders in the Laboratory," test cylinders for structural lightweight concrete can be moist cured from the time of molding until the time of testing, or the procedures of ASTM C 567, "Unit Weight of Structural Lightweight Concrete," can be followed.

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QUALITY CONTROL OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Quality control of lightweight concrete To get good normal weight concrete, an engineer writes a good specification and sees that concrete quality is assured by proper control procedures at the job. With lightweight concrete, the engineer specifies a C330* aggregate and the 28- day strength and air-dry weight necessary to meet design requirements. Slump and []

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HIGH-STRENGTH STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Cellular Concrete is a cementitious paste of neat cement or cement and fine sand with a multitude of micro/macroscopic discrete air cells uniformly distributed throughout the mixture to create a lightweight concrete. It is commonly manufactured by two different methods. Method A,

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SECTION 03 52 00 - LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE ROOF

This section specifies lightweight concrete placed on a prepared structural deck // and integral insulating board composite construction //. RELATED WORK //Section 03 55 11, GYPSUM CONCRETE FLOOR DECKS: Insulating concrete for interstitial decks.// //Section 03 51 16, GYPSUM CONCRETE ROOF DECKS: Roof deck.

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Lightweight Concrete: Light weight aggregate concrete ...

According to ASTM structural lightweight concretes compressive strength should be greater than 2500 psi (17 MPa).. Lightweight concrete based on the method of production is classified as below:. Lightweight aggregate concrete, Aerated concrete, No-fines concrete. Out of this lightweight concrete and aerated concrete is more uses than no-fines concrete.

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Interim Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates ...

Subject: Interim Report - ASTM C 330-17 Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Structural Concrete on ½-Inch Coarse Aggregate TEC Services Project No: 12-0505 TEC Laboratory No: 19-1178 Dear Mr. Boyle: Testing, Engineering and Consulting Services, Inc. (TEC Services) is an AASTHO R18, ANS/ISO/IEC

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ASTM C330/C330M - Standard Specification for Lightweight ...

ASTM C641 - Standard Test Method for Iron Staining Materials in Lightweight Concrete Aggregates Published by ASTM on June 15, 2017 This test method covers the testing of lightweight concrete aggregates to evaluate the potential degree of staining from iron compounds.

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Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for ...

Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Structural Concrete ASTM This specification defines the requirements for grading and quality of fine and coarse aggregate (other than lightweight or heavyweight aggregate) for use in concrete.

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RH TESTING: THE NEW STANDARD FOR LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE ...

Recent changes to the ASTM F1869 standard for using calcium chloride have made the message clear: calcium chloride is not acceptable when it comes to testing moisture on all lightweight aggregate concrete (1). In spite of its history in the industry, moisture testing with calcium chloride for lightweight concrete and particularly in the ...

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(PDF) Generating a Structural Lightweight Concrete

Structural lightweight concrete has an in-place density (unit/weight) on the order of 90 to 115lb/ft 3 (1440 to 1840 kg/m 3) compared to normal weight concrete with a density in the range of 140 ...

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Structural Lightweight Concrete Technical Docs - ESCSI

The text and references are from ASTM 169D Significance of Test and Properties of Concrete and Concrete Making Materials (July 2006) 4366 Structural Lightweight Aggregate Concrete

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ASTM C173 - ACI Concrete Air Meter Test, Volumetric Method ...

ASTM C173 - Concrete Air Meter Test, Volumetric Method. Want more training? Go to the online ACI course. It has quizzes and two practice tests to prepare you for the test. Aggregate Testing Limitations. This method of testing can be used on any type of concrete – lightweight

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SECTION 03 52 00 - LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE ROOF

This section specifies lightweight concrete placed on a prepared structural deck // and integral insulating board composite construction //. RELATED WORK //Section 03 55 11, GYPSUM CONCRETE FLOOR DECKS: Insulating concrete for interstitial decks.// //Section 03 51 16, GYPSUM CONCRETE ROOF DECKS: Roof deck.

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HIGH-STRENGTH STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Cellular Concrete is a cementitious paste of neat cement or cement and fine sand with a multitude of micro/macroscopic discrete air cells uniformly distributed throughout the mixture to create a lightweight concrete. It is commonly manufactured by two different methods. Method A,

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Lightweight concrete

Concrete is considered to be lightweight is the density is not more than 2200kg/m 3 (the density of normal weight concrete is assumed to be between 2300kg/m 3 and 2400kg/m 3) and a proportion of the aggregate should have a density of less than 2000kg/m 3. Lightweight concrete can be specified using the notation LC for the strength class, e.g ...

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Aggregates for Concrete as per American Standards - ASTM [PDF]

ASTM C123 – Test Method for Lightweight Particles in Aggregate (used to identify particles in a sample of coarse aggregate lighter than 2.40 specific gravity). 2. Guide C295 – Guide for Petrographic Examination of Aggregates for Concrete (to identify which of the particles in the light fraction are chert).

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CIP 36 - Structural Lightweight Concrete

Lightweight concrete can be manufactured with a combina-tion of fine and coarse lightweight aggregate or coarse light-weight aggregate and normalweight fine aggregate. Com-plete replacement of normalweight fine aggregate with a light-weight aggregate will decrease the concrete density by ap-proximately 10 lb/ft 3 (160 kg/m ).

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Durability of Structural Lightweight Concrete Containing ...

Sep 21, 2020 · According to the ASTM C330 standard classification of structural lightweight concrete as presented in Fig. 7, the concrete having equilibrium density of 1760 kg/m 3 should have a minimum 28-day compressive strength of 21 MPa, whereas, a minimum strength of 28 MPa is required for a density of 1840 kg/m 3. Hence, the concrete prepared in this ...

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