ASTM C270 PDF
Secondly, a choice must be made between specifying proportions or properties listed in ASTM C The ASTM Standard C (Mortar for Unit Masonry). ASTM C/ASTM C Masonry Mortar Evaluation. Amerimix Mortar Mix WRM. US MIX Co. South Santa Fe Drive. Denver, CO ments of ASTM C Requirements for sand to be used with mortar cement to produce ASTM C mortars are found in ASTM C Physical Properties.
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Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Compliance to this specification is verified by confirming that the materials used are as specified, meet the requirements as given, and added to the mixer in the proper proportions as described.
Originally approved in This specification provides the basis for five different mortar types Type K is listed in section X3 of the appendix depending on the strength of mortar needed for an application.
There are no warranties that extend beyond the description contained herein. The property specification applies to mortar mixed to a specific flow in the laboratory. Please help us to share our service with your friends. This specification does not cover the determination of asgm strengths through field testing.
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Last previous edition approved in as C — These notes and footnotes excluding those in tables and figures shall not be considered as requirements of the standard. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. These notes and footnotes excluding those in tables and figures shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.
Portland cement-lime mortars should be specified by either the property or the proportion specification but not both. For example, a 1: Four types of mortar are covered in each of two alternative specifications: Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of ashm standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. When neither proportion nor property specifications are specified, the proportion specifications shall govern, unless data are presented to and accepted by the specifier to show that mortar meets the requirements of the property specifications.
These densities are shown in Table 2. Since jobsite water additions may not be the same as those in the laboratory, the properties of field mixed mortar cannot be compared to the property requirements of ASTM C Please copy and paste this embed script to where you want to embed Embed Script.
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ASTM C – 12a Standard Specification for Mortar for Unit Masonry
ASTM Standard C provides both a proportion specification and a property specification for each mortar type. Physical properties of field sampled mortar shall not be used to determine compliance to this specification and are not intended as criteria to determine the acceptance of rejection of the mortar.
For the purposes of determining volumes, ASTM C provides typical bulk densities for portland cement, hydrated lime xstm sand.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and astn the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with astj use.
Note 1 — When the property specification is used 2c70 qualify masonry mortars, the testing agency performing the test methods should be evaluated in accordance with Practice C The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
When neither the proportion or property specifications are specified, the proportion specifications govern. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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We need your help! Mortar for such masonry should be selected with due caution. A version of this list is shown in Table 2c70.
Current edition approved Dec. Type K mortar has the lowest compressive strength. Portland cement-lime mortars are specified in two steps.