Standard: ASTM C Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone. Certification Required: N/A. Scope: Per ASTM C “This test method. CC TP-F.H.L. – THASSOS WHITE MARBLE ASTM C Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimensional Stone. Designation. This paper is written to describe the ASTM standards and test procedures, with references . to evaluate the use of the C procedure for slate, since the C .

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The required testing should be reviewed and, if test results are not available for the stone product, then testing should be performed by the quarry or representative company as required.

The results and data are also stored in an Access database for later retrieval and access via a network. If testing is not available, require that it be done or avoid the product’s use. Without a consistent, realistic set of standards and testing procedures for stone products, the stone industry as a whole would be in disarray.

If a stone with a below-minimum flexural strength is used for a lintel, then it may be more likely to fail, thus causing damage and possible injury. Have a question about conducting the test for this standard?

ASTM C Flexural Dimension Stone Test Equipment

Buyers and sellers of materials, products, and services include these standards in contracts; engineers, scientists, architects, and designers use them in their work; government agencies reference them in codes and regulations; and many others refer to them for performance information. Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes. Need help or have a question?

If a stone has proven not to perform for a particular use, then avoid marketing it for that use. Description Literature Contact Us Dimension stone used in the construction industry requires testing for flexural strength.


The American Society for Testing and Materials International ASTMfounded inis a not-for-profit organization that provides a astk forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services.

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ASTM C880 Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone

The software is able to perform all of the data analysis required by ASTM C after the test is complete and displays the results on the screen for the operator to evaluate.

How and when these asrm apply. How can we help you? This testing method helps determine the differences in flexural strength bewtween stones of varying dimension and is one element in comparing stones of the same type.

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Glossary of Materials Testing Terms. Check this box to receive pertinent commercial email from Instron focusing on products, upcoming events, and more! A minimum of five specimens shall be tested for each specific condition of test. C80 Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.

Concrete, Asphalt and Rock. For example, one subcommittee may deal with the development of standards dealing with Test Methods of Dimensional Stone, and another astmm Anchorage Components and Systems for Natural Stone.

These committees are made up of several subcommittees which are tasked to develop and discuss individual segments within the committee’s jurisdiction. Companies, agencies, and individuals use ASTM standards. In addition, the machines includes a table which permits the centering of the lower portion of the fixture. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience.


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Inspection Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets. Force range of 5 kN to kN 1, lbf tolbf Adjustable test space The most popular choice for static tension and compression tests These dual column testers are available in both tabletop and floor standing models. By means of our testing expertise and modular product design, we will help find the solution that is right for you. Alternatively, specimens can be tested in a wet condition by immersing the specimens in water for 48 hours at room temperature.

Interior or exterior flooring or paving with an inadequate slip resistance level will more likely cause slipping accidents in public or private projects.

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Over 30, individuals astn nations are the members of ASTM International, who are producers, users, consumers, and general interest parties such as government representatives and academicians. Through our network of over 43, people in 1, laboratories and offices in countries, Intertek provides quality and safety solutions to a wide range of industries around the world.

Dimension stone Test Procedure: Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets. Some examples are not as easily established.