This practice covers apparatus, materials, and procedures for capping freshly molded concrete cylinders with neat cement and hardened cylinders and drilled concrete cores with high-strength gypsum paste or sulfur mortar. 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 C617 for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens.
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KeywordsASTM C617 - Capping - Compressive Strength - Concrete - Cylinders - Cylindrical Concrete Specimens - Hardened Concrete - Physical Process - Test Specimens and Test Engines
ICS CODE91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)
UNSPSC CODE30111500 (Concrete and mortars)
ASTM C617 / C617M-15, Standard Practice for Capping Cylindrical Concrete Specimens, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org