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Standard Practice for Capping Concrete Masonry Units, Related Units and Masonry Prisms for Compression Testing

 
This practice describes procedures for providing plane surfaces on the two bearing surfaces of units and prisms. The purpose of this standard is to provide consistent and standardized procedures for capping units and prisms for compression testing. The procedures are based on those contained (or previously contained) in Test Methods C140, Practice C617, and Test Method C1314.
Keywords
ASTM C1552 - Capping - Concrete Masonry Units - Masonry Prisms - Compression Testing
ICS CODE
ICS Number Code 91.080.30 (Masonry)
CITATION FORMAT
ASTM C1552-16, Standard Practice for Capping Concrete Masonry Units, Related Units and Masonry Prisms for Compression Testing, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, www.astm.org