ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS

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ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - NCMA

The most widely-used standards for specifying concrete masonry units in the United States are published by ASTM International. These ASTM standards contain minimum requirements that assure properties necessary for quality performance.

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ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEK 1-1F CONCRETE MASONRY

LOADBEARING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS— ASTM C90 As the most widely-referenced ASTM standard for concrete masonry units, ASTM C90 is under continuous review and revision. The bulk of these revisions are editorial, although two recent major changes are discussed here.

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ASTM C139 - 17 Standard Specification for Concrete Masonry ...

1.1 This specification covers solid precast segmental concrete masonry units made from hydraulic cement, water, and suitable mineral aggregates, with or without the inclusion of other materials. The units are intended for use in the construction of catch basins and manholes.

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Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units

1.1 This specification covers hollow and solid (see 5.3 and 5.4) concrete masonry units made from hydraulic cement, water, and mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials. There are three classes of concrete masonry units: Normal Weight, Medium Weight, and Lightweight.

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Standard Specification for Adhered Concrete Masonry Units

1.1 This specification covers solid, dry-cast, concrete masonry units intended for use as an interior and exterior adhered veneer and are made from portland cement, water, and suitable mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials.

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Masonry Standards - ASTM International

ASTM's masonry standards are instrumental in specifying, testing, and evaluating the basic units and materials used in masonry construction. Such materials include mortar, asbestos, tiles, bricks, cement, aggregates, clay, concrete, fiber, and possible mixtures thereof that are used in conjunction with the erection of building structures.

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Standard Specification for Nonloadbearing Concrete Masonry ...

1.1 This specification covers hollow and solid nonloadbearing concrete masonry units made from portland cement, water, and mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials.

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04 22 00 - Concrete Unit Masonry

Split-face concrete masonry units shall conform with ASTM C90, as specified above for concrete masonry units, of modular face dimensions and thicknesses indicated. Face of units shall have special surface texture split-face, scored to dimensional module indicated. Minimum strength requirements shall conform with foregoing specified concrete masonry units.

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NEW CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT CONFIGURATIONS UNDER

The most widely-used standard for specifying concrete masonry units in the United States is ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units (ref. 1).

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SAMPLING AND TESTING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS - NCMA

For concrete masonry units with a smooth, resinous tile-like facing adhered to the unit, Standard Specification for Prefaced Concrete and Calcium Silicate Masonry Units, ASTM C744 (ref. 3) includes requirements and applicable test methods for the facing.

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04 22 00 - Concrete Unit Masonry

2. ASTM C90 Specification for Hollow Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry Units 3. ASTM C91 Specification for Masonry Cement 4. ASTM C94 Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete 5. ASTM C109 Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using

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ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEK 1-1F CONCRETE

ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS TEK 1-1F Codes Specs (2012) INTRODUCTION The most widely-used standards for specifying concrete masonry units in the United States are published byASTM Inter-national.TheseASTM standards contain minimum requirements that assure properties necessary for quality performance. These

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of ASTM standards than that referenced in the code, as they represent more state-of-the-art requirements for a specifi c material or system. LOADBEARING CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS— ASTM C 90 As the most widely-referenced of the ASTM standards for concrete masonry units, ASTM C 90 is under continuous review and revision.

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ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Load-Bearing

17.5.2 Standards for Concrete Masonry Units ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry Units.Hollow and solid loadbearing concrete blocks are covered in this standard. Weight classifications are divided into Light Weight (less than 105 lb/cu ft oven dry weight of concrete), Medium Weight (105 to less

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SECTION 04220 CONCRETE UNIT MASONRY

ASTM C 270 – Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry 2. ASTM C 90 - Specification for Load-bearing Concrete Masonry Units 3. ASTM C 140 - Methods of Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units. 4. ASTM E 514 – Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry .

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ASTM C90 Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. NOTE: beginning in 2000, ASTM C90 no longer contained Grade or Type designations. Therefore, specifications calling for Grade N, Type I (or Grade N-I), "moisture-controlled" units are no longer valid. This change was made in recognition that producers simply did not ...

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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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ASTM C - Ceramic, Concrete, and Masonry Materials My ...

C 90 – 06b Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. C 91 – 05 Specification for Masonry Cement. C 94 / C 94M – 07 Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete. C 97 – 02 Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone. C 99 – 87(2006) Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone

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SECTION 042200 - CONCRETE UNIT MASONRY

ASTM A615 / A615M Standard Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement. ASTM C 90 Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. AWS D12.1 Reinforcing Steel Welding Code. SUBMITTALS. Submit under provisions of Division 01 Section "General Requirements."

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NCMA Commentary Discussions to ASTM C90-09 Standard ...

Jun 09, 2010  Until this conversion was made, ASTM maintained two different standards for loadbearing concrete masonry units: ASTM C90, for hollow units, and ASTM C145, for solid units. The requirements of these two standards were effectively identical, with the exception that the minimum compressive strength required was ‘calibrated’ to account for the ...

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Manufactured Masonry Units ASTM Standardization News

C15 Standards. Two of the most important C15 standards are ASTM C90, Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units, and ASTM C216, Specification for Facing Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale). C90 covers hollow and solid concrete masonry units made from hydraulic cement, water and mineral aggregates.

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ASTM C140 / C140M - 20a Standard Test Methods for Sampling ...

Annex A1 —Concrete masonry units (Specifications C90, C129) Annex A2 —Concrete and calcium silicate brick (Specifications C55, C73, C1634) Annex A3 —Segmental retaining wall units (Specification C1372) Annex A4 —Concrete interlocking paving units (Specification C936/C936M) Annex A5 —Concrete grid paving units (Specification C1319)

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ASTM C129—11 Standard Specification for Nonload-bearing ...

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. Note 1—Concrete masonry units covered by this specification are made from lightweight or normal weight aggregates, or both.

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ASTM C140/C140M-21 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling ...

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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ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEK 1-1F CONCRETE

ASTM SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS TEK 1-1F Codes Specs (2012) INTRODUCTION The most widely-used standards for specifying concrete masonry units in the United States are published byASTM Inter-national.TheseASTM standards contain minimum requirements that assure properties necessary for quality performance. These

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Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete

C15.03 on Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units. Current edition approved June 1, 2009. Published June 2009. Originally approved in 1931. Last previous edition approved in 2008 as C90 – 08 DOI: 10.1520/C0090-09. 2 For referenced ASTM standards, visit the ASTM website, astm, or contact ASTM Customer Service at [email protected]

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specifications standard concrete masonry units

Certification: Concrete blocks for finishing shall conform to ASTM C90. The provisions of ASTM C90, apply with regard to appearance. Fire Resistance: Define hourly ratings required as 1, 2, 3 or 4 hours; or as-needed or specified. DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING Masonry units shall be delivered to the jobsite on pallets or standard cube format.

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CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT GUIDE SPECIFICATION

A complete reinforced concrete masonry construction Guide Specification is available from the NWCMA office. PRODUCTS 2.01 CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS configuration, A. Hollow and solid load-bearing concrete masonry units. 1. ASTM C 90- , Specification for Load- Bearing Concrete Masonry Units. 2. Nominal face dimensions: in. x in. 3.

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CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT GUIDE SPECIFICATION

Concrete Masonry Association. The laboratory performing masonry testing should be accredited in accordance with ASTM C-1093. CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT GUIDE SPECIFICATION The following Guide Specification was written as the framework for a specification section. It appears in the CSI format on th e left

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ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Load-Bearing

17.5.2 Standards for Concrete Masonry Units ASTM C90, Standard Specification for Load-Bearing Concrete Masonry Units.Hollow and solid loadbearing concrete blocks are covered in this standard. Weight classifications are divided into Light Weight (less than 105 lb/cu ft oven dry weight of concrete), Medium Weight (105 to less

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ASTM C129—11 Standard Specification for Nonload-bearing ...

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. Note 1—Concrete masonry units covered by this specification are made from lightweight or normal weight aggregates, or both.

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ASTM C - Ceramic, Concrete, and Masonry Materials My ...

C 90 – 06b Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. C 91 – 05 Specification for Masonry Cement. C 94 / C 94M – 07 Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete. C 97 – 02 Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone. C 99 – 87(2006) Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone

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New Edition of ASTM Masonry Standards for the Building ...

ASTM Masonry Standards for the Building Industry also features tests for sampling and testing brick, structural clay tile, concrete masonry units and grout. Also included are methods for measuring drying shrinkage of concrete block, bond strength of mortar to unit masonry, splitting tensile strength of masonry units, masonry flexural bond ...

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AESTHETIC DESIGN WITH CONCRETE MASONRY - NCMA

The ASTM C90 specification is described in more detail in TEK 1-1F, ASTM Specifications for Concrete Masonry Units (ref. 10). Considerations for Integrally Colored Smooth-Faced Units. Integrally-colored concrete masonry units are available in a wide variety of colors and shades.

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SECTION 04 22 23 ARCHITECTURAL CONCRETE MASONRY

A. ASTM C 33 - Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates. B. ASTM C 67 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile. C. ASTM C 90 - Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units. D. ASTM C 91 - Standard Specification for Masonry Cement.

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What happened to the Type I/Type II unit designation in ...

Since 2000, the Type I/Type II unit designations no longer appear in ASTM standards covering concrete masonry units. In theory, by limiting the moisture content of a concrete masonry unit to a relatively low level (based on the environmental conditions at the job site and the physical properties of the unit) would in turn reduce a unit’s ...

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ASTM C140/C140M-21 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling ...

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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ASTM C140/C140M-21

Jun 01, 2020  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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