This test method evaluates the flexural performance of fiber-reinforced concrete using parameters derived from the load-deflection curve obtained by testing a simply supported beam under third-point loading using a closed-loop, servo-controlled testing system.
WJE laboratories are accredited by AASHTO (R18) to perform testing standard ASTM C1609 for Standard Test Method for Flexural Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (Using Beam With Third-Point Loading).
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KeywordsASTM C1609 - Beam Specimens - Fiber-Reinforced Concrete - Flexural Strength - Flexural Toughness - Flexural/Bend Strength - Performance Test - Servo-Controlled Testing Machines - Testing Instruments - Three-Point Bend Test - Toughness
ICS CODEICS Number Code 91.100.40 (Products in fibre-reinforced cement)
UNSPSC CODEUNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)
ASTM C1609 / C1609M-19a, Standard Test Method for Flexural Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (Using Beam With Third-Point Loading), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org