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Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete
Published by ASTM International, 06/01/2020
ASTM C143/C143M, 2020 Edition – Standard Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete
This test method covers determination of slump of hydraulic-cement concrete, both in the laboratory and in the field.
The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not necessarily exact equivalents; therefore, to ensure conformance with the standard, each system shall be used independently of the other, and values from the two systems shall not be combined.
The text of this standard refers to notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. (Warning—Fresh hydraulic cementitious mixtures are caustic and may cause chemical burns to skin and tissue upon prolonged exposure.2)
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
2 Section on Safety Precautions, Manual of Aggregate and Concrete Testing, Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol 04.02.
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04.02: Concrete And Aggregates
This volume includes test methods, specifications, and practices on concrete and concrete aggregates, curing materials, grout, and expansion joint fillers. These standards address abrasion testing, fluid penetration, chemical admixtures and reactions, concrete for radiation shielding, evaluation of data and laboratories, NDT, in-place testing, petrography, self-consolidating concrete, pervious concrete, and more.
It also includes the ASTM Manual of Aggregate and Concrete Testing.