This test method permits detection, within 16 days, of the potential for deleterious alkali-silica reaction of aggregate in mortar bars. The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. When this test method refers to combined-unit standards, the selection of the measurement systems is at the user’s discretion.
KeywordsAggregates - Alkali-Silica Reactivity - Deformation - Length Change - Mortar Bar Method - Mortar Bar Test - Mortars - Petrography - Reactivity
ICS CODE91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar.)
UNSPSC CODE30111800 (Aggregates); 30111504 (Mortars)
ASTM C1260-14, Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates (Mortar-Bar Method), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org