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Unformatted text preview: F low of H yd raulic Cement Mo r ta r
ASTM C-1437 Tim Boyer CM 442 P re-L ab Pu rpose
The purpose of this lab is to provide a standardized method for determining the f low of hydraulic cement mortars. Equipment
Flow Table, Flow Mold Caliper Tamper Trowel Straightedge P rocedure
Place f low mold on clean dry table Place a layer of mortar about 1 in thick in mold and tamp 20 times with tamper Then fill the mold with mortar and tamp Cut off mortar to a plane surface f lush with top of the mold Lif t mold away after 1 min Immediately drop the table through a height of 0.5 in 25 t imes in 15s Measure resulting diameter and express as a percent of original diameter Post-L ab Test Conditions
The test conditions for this procedure were normal. Results
N-S E-W NWSE NESW avg Flow= 10.9 10.8 10.5 10.6 10.7 167.5 Comments
The procedure was followed as wri t ten and everything proceeded normally. ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course CE 320 taught by Professor Mckinney during the Spring '08 term at Rose-Hulman.
- Spring '08