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SAMPLING AND TESTING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - NCMA

Standards for sampling and testing concrete masonry units are developed by the technical committees of ASTM International in accordance with consensus procedures. These standards reflect the expert opinion of researchers, concrete masonry manufacturers, designers, contractors and others with an interest in quality standards for concrete masonry.

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SAMPLING AND TESTING SEGMENTAL RETAINING WALL UNITS -

A minimum of three units are required to be sampled for compression, absorption and dimensional evaluation in accordance with ASTM C140/C140M, Standard Test Method for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units (ref. 2). When freeze-thaw durability testing is also performed, a total of five units should be selected.

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Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units

ASTM C140-10 Test Report Job No.: 11-386 Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units Report Date: 5/20/2011 Client: Parker Block Co, Inc. Testing Agency: National Concrete Masonry Association Address: PO Box 780 Research and Development Laboratory Millsboro, DE 19966-0780 Address: 13750 Sunrise Valley Drive Herndon, VA 20171-4662

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COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH TESTING VARIABLES FOR CONCRETE ...

Compressive strength testing procedures for concrete masonry units and other related products are covered by ASTM C 140, Standard Methods of Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units. By reference to other standards, items such as the requirements for the testing machine are covered. The completeness of these test methods disallows much ...

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EVALUATING THE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE

Concrete masonry units must be sampled and tested in accordance with ASTM C140, Standard Test Method for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units (ref. y) and meet the requirements of ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units (ref. 8). (Note that ASTM C140 allows the test of one set of units to ...

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TYPICAL SIZES AND SHAPES OF CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS -

Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units, ASTM C140/C140M-16, ASTM International, 2016. Concrete Masonry Screen Walls, TEK 3-16A, National Concrete Masonry Association, 2016. Architectural Concrete Masonry Units, TEK 2-3B, National Concrete Masonry Association, 2017. NCMA TEK 02-01B, Revised 2017

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Masonry Testing 101

Apr 12, 2018  Concrete Masonry Units ASTM C140, Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units Used to determine compressive strength, water absorption, density, and dimensions of CMU Most common test performed on CMU

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ASTM Designation: C 936-82 (Reapproved 1988) STANDARD ...

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. 2. REFERENCED DOCUMENTS 2.1 ASTM Standards: C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates 2 C67 Method for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile 3 C140 Method for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units 3 C150 Specification for Portland Cement 4

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Concrete Construction ConcreteConstruction

C 140 Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units C 780 Preconstruction and Construc tion Evaluation of Mortars for Plain and Reinforced Masonry C 1019 Sampling and Testing Grout C 1072 Measurement of Masonry Flex ural Bond Strength [Bond Wrench Test] E 447 Testing Compressive Strength of Masonry Prisms E 518 Testing Flexural Bond Strength of ...

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Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related

ASTM C140-10 Test Report Job No.: 11-386 Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units Report Date: 5/20/2011 Client: Parker Block Co, Inc. Testing Agency: National Concrete Masonry Association Address: PO Box 780 Research and Development Laboratory Millsboro, DE 19966-0780 Address: 13750 Sunrise Valley Drive Herndon, VA 20171-4662

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MASONRY MORTAR TESTING TEK 18-5B - MultiBriefs

When fresh mortar is placed on concrete masonry units during construction, its characteristics immediately begin to ... mortar sample is such that the mortar flow must be 110 + 5%. ... NCMA TEK 18-5B 3 the testing of the specimens as prescribed in 10.6.2 and 10.6.3.

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21-314-2A-B Best Block (Alleyton)

Please find enclosed the test report conducted in accordance with ASTM C140/C140M‐20a, Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units, that we performed at your request on the following product that you supplied to the NCMA Research and Development Laboratory:

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Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete ...

1.1 These test methods provide various testing procedures commonly used for evaluating characteristics of concrete masonry units and related concrete units. Methods are provided for sampling, measurement of dimensions, compressive strength, absorption, unit weight (density), moisture content, flexural load, and ballast weight.

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Concrete Masonry Unit - Twining, Inc.

CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT (CMU) BLOCK SAMPLING AND TESTING Sampling and testing of CMU block is not always required, however, when it is there is often confusion as to how much material should be sampled and how long the testing will take. Typically, when sampling and testing of CMU block is required by the project plans and specifications, the ...

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Concrete Masonry Units Dimensions

Concrete Masonry Units 9 Movement of Concrete Masonry Aggregate sl Sand and gravel 2.3x10-4 Cinders 4.2x10-4 Expanded Slag 3.4x10-4 Expanded Shale 3.1x10-4 Mean value 3.3x10-4 Maximum (C 90) 6.5x10-4 4.2.5.1 Shrinkage coefficient, km km = 0.5sl sl Total linear drying shrinkage Aggregate kt Dense Aggregate 5.2x10-6 /°F Cinders 3.1x10-6 /°F Expanded Slag 4.3x10-6 /°F ...

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Moisture Repellency Testing Program

testing included procedures outlined in Euclid Chemical’s Water Repellency Certification Program. NCMA-certified laboratory technicians have performed ASTM C-140 “Methods of Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units”, The “Water Bead Test”, “Water Uptake of Concrete Masonry Units”, and the Spray Bar Test for Concrete

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EP Henry Terrace WallTM Specification

C 33 Specifications for concrete aggregates. C 140 Methods for sampling and testing concrete masonry units. D 1557 Lab compaction characteristics of soil using modified effort. OTHER STANDARDS: NCMA Tek 2-4B, 15-5, 15-8 NCMA SRWU-1 Determination of Connection Strength between Geosynthetics and Segmental Concrete Units.

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SECTION 04 22 23 ARCHITECTURAL CONCRETE MASONRY

04 22 23-19 Mortars for Plain and Reinforced Unit Masonry. J. ASTM C 1019 - Standard Test Method for Sampling and Testing Grout. K. ASTM C 1072 - Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Masonry Flexural Bond

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ADHERED CONCRETE MASONRY VENEER

Project Name / Number / Date 04 70 00 - 2 Manufactured Masonry Veneer e. ASTM C 140: Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units. f. ASTM C 143: Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete. g. ASTM C 172: Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete. h.

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Proficiency Sample Program (PSP) - CCRL

Concrete Masonry Units Proficiency Sample Program. The Concrete Masonry Unit program provides for the distribution of one pair of test samples per year. Each sample consists of six 4x8x8 inch units for a total of twelve units. The units are procured with the help of the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA). Each unit is weighed and ...

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Masonry Testing Review Sessions Certifications ...

Masonry Laboratory Testing. Tuesday, November 11 – Review Session (approximately 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) Wednesday, November 12- Certification Examination (approximately 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM) Location. National Concrete Masonry Association 13750 Sunrise Valley Drive Herndon, VA 20171

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NATIONAL CONCRETE MASONRY ASSOCIATION

NATIONAL CONCRETE MASONRY ASSOCIATION. 13750 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE . HERNDON, VIRGINIA 20171, U.S.A. ... ASTM C140/C140M Standard test methods for sampling and testing concrete masonry units and ... ASTM C426 Standard test method for linear drying shrinkage of concrete masonry units ASTM C482 Standard Test Method for Bond Strength of Ceramic ...

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ASTM and NCMA Procedures Krete Industries, Inc.

Standard Specification for Chemical Admixtures in Concrete ASTM C1262. Evaluating the Freeze-Thaw Durability of Dry-Cast Segmental Retaining Wall Units and Related Concrete Units ASTM C140. Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units ASTM E514. Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry ASTM C1384

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Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete ...

1.1 These test methods provide various testing procedures commonly used for evaluating characteristics of concrete masonry units and related concrete units. Methods are provided for sampling, measurement of dimensions, compressive strength, absorption, unit weight (density), moisture content, flexural load, and ballast weight.

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Provided by: NCMA TEK Lee Masonry Products, Inc

including clay or shale masonry units. METHODS OF DETERMINING FIRE RESISTANCE RATINGS The fi re resistance rating of concrete masonry elements can be determined by: • testing in accordance with ASTM E 119 (ref. 4), TEK 7-1B Fire Resistance (2008) NCMA TEK National Concrete Masonry Association

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CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT STANDARDS

with the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) TEK 10-01A, “Crack Control in Concrete Masonry Walls.” Alternatively, refer to Section 3.2.2, below. 3.2 Sampling and Testing Of Concrete Masonry Units . The owner’s material testing laboratory must be currently accepted by DSA’s Laboratory Acceptance Program (LEA).

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Masonry Testing Lab, Mortar Tests, Concrete Block Sampling ...

We have performed quality assurance testing for block, cement, and aggregate producers, building owners, and contractors. Concrete block sampling and testing, masonry mortar testing, grout placement and prism testing are just some of the services we can provide. “We bring a wide-range of experience in materials engineering evaluation, testing ...

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EP Henry Terrace WallTM Specification

C 33 Specifications for concrete aggregates. C 140 Methods for sampling and testing concrete masonry units. D 1557 Lab compaction characteristics of soil using modified effort. OTHER STANDARDS: NCMA Tek 2-4B, 15-5, 15-8 NCMA SRWU-1 Determination of Connection Strength between Geosynthetics and Segmental Concrete Units.

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ADHERED CONCRETE MASONRY VENEER

Project Name / Number / Date 04 70 00 - 2 Manufactured Masonry Veneer e. ASTM C 140: Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units. f. ASTM C 143: Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete. g. ASTM C 172: Standard Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete. h.

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Masonry Field Testing – Keeping Projects on Track ...

Dec 28, 2017  Masonry Grout Testing. Masonry grout is used to fill the cells of units and voids of masonry construction to bond the units, mortar, and reinforcement into a single composite assemblage. Usually, grout is specified by compressive strength, so field testing of grout on the job site is very common. The method used to test grout is ASTM C1019 ...

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Proficiency Sample Program (PSP) - CCRL

Concrete Masonry Units Proficiency Sample Program. The Concrete Masonry Unit program provides for the distribution of one pair of test samples per year. Each sample consists of six 4x8x8 inch units for a total of twelve units. The units are procured with the help of the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA). Each unit is weighed and ...

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NATIONAL CONCRETE MASONRY ASSOCIATION

Number TR220, National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, VA. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1991, "Hydraulic Design of Flood Control Channels," Engineering Manual EM-1110-2-1601, Department of the Army, Washington D.C. Manuals and Guidance Documents C140-10 Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units

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Concrete Masonry - University of Tennessee

Concrete Masonry Units 9 Movement of Masonry Block Shrinkage Block Shrinkage Brick Expansion Brick Expansion Concrete Masonry Units 10 Aggregate sl Sand and gravel 2.3x10-4 Cinders 4.2x10-4 Expanded Slag 3.4x10-4 Expanded Shale 3.1x10-4 Mean value 3.3x10-4 Maximum (C 90) 6.5x10-4 4.2.5.1 Shrinkage coefficient, km km = 0.5sl sl Total linear drying shrinkage Aggregate kt

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Masonry Testing Review Sessions Certifications ...

Masonry Laboratory Testing. Tuesday, November 11 – Review Session (approximately 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) Wednesday, November 12- Certification Examination (approximately 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM) Location. National Concrete Masonry Association 13750 Sunrise Valley Drive Herndon, VA 20171

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Determining Concrete Masonry Unit Compressive Strength ...

In 1990, provisions were added to ASTM Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units (C 140) to permit the evaluation of the compressive strength of concrete masonry units that were of an unusual size or shape, by cutting a rectangular coupon from the face shell.

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