This test method is to be used in determining the absorption value of cast stone. Absorption is one measure of porosity of cast stone and, hence, its resistance to weathering and structural stress.
KeywordsASTM C1195 - Absorption - Architectural Cast Stone - Chemical Analysis - Porosity - Sampling - Specimen Preparation - Water Absorption Test
ICS CODEICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)
UNSPSC CODEUNSPSC Code 11111600(Stone)
ASTM C1195-19a, Standard Test Method for Absorption of Architectural Cast Stone, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org