This test method covers the determination of the splitting tensile strength of cylindrical concrete specimens, such as molded cylinders and drilled cores. The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
WJE laboratories are accredited by AASHTO (R18) and ANAB (ISO/IEC 17025) to perform testing standard ASTM C496 for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens.
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KeywordsASTM C496 - Cylindrical Concrete Specimens - Drilled Cores - Molded Cylinders - Splitting Tensile Strength
ICS CODE91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
ASTM C496 / C496M-17, Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org