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    Chemical admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout Methods of sampling and testing admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout (Reconfirmed 2018)

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  25-02-2005

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1478.2-2005 CHEMICAL ADMIXTURES FOR CONCRETE, MORTAR AND GROUT - METHODS OF SAMPLING AND TESTING ADMIXTURES FOR...
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.3.1 Composite sample
    7 - 1.3.2 Grab sample
    7 - 1.3.3 Lot
    8 - SECTION 2 SAMPLING
    8 - 2.1 SAMPLE SIZE
    8 - 2.2 GRAB SAMPLES
    8 - 2.3 PACKAGING OF SAMPLES
    8 - 2.4 COMPOSITE SAMPLES
    8 - 2.5 ACCEPTANCE TESTING SAMPLE
    8 - 2.6 LABELLING OF SAMPLES
    10 - SECTION 3 MATERIALS
    10 - 3.1 MATERIALS FOR GENERAL ACCEPTANCE TESTS
    10 - 3.1.1 General
    10 - 3.1.2 Cement
    10 - 3.1.3 Aggregate
    10 - 3.1.4 Water
    10 - 3.1.5 Premixed materials
    10 - 3.2 MATERIALS AND MIXES FOR TESTS FOR SPECIFIC USES
    10 - 3.2.1 Admixtures
    10 - 3.2.2 Pre-mixed materials
    10 - 3.2.3 Mixing procedure
    11 - SECTION 4 TESTING
    11 - 4.1 GENERAL
    11 - 4.1.1 Mixing
    11 - 4.1.2 Consistency
    12 - 4.1.3 Air content
    12 - 4.1.4 Density
    12 - 4.2 RECORDS
    14 - 4.3 REPORT
    15 - APPENDIX A - TEST FOR COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH (RESTRAINED OR NON-RESTRAINED)
    15 - A1 SCOPE
    15 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    15 - A3 APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT
    15 - A3.1 General
    15 - A3.2 Moulds
    16 - A4 TESTING OF CONCRETE, MORTAR OR GROUT
    16 - A4.1 Test room conditions
    16 - A4.2 Making of test specimens
    16 - A4.3 Subsequent treatment
    16 - A4.4 Time of testing
    16 - A4.5 Records
    17 - A4.6 Report
    18 - APPENDIX B - TEST FOR DIMENSIONAL CHANGE OF CONCRETE, MORTAR OR GROUT
    18 - B1 SCOPE
    18 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    18 - B3 APPARATUS
    18 - B3.1 General
    18 - B3.2 Drying chamber
    19 - B3.3 Moulds
    20 - B3.4 Gauge studs
    20 - B3.5 Length gauge
    20 - B3.6 Tamping bar (hand compaction)
    20 - B3.7 Vibrator
    20 - B3.8 Mallet
    20 - B3.9 Length comparator
    21 - B4 SAMPLING AND TEST SPECIMENS
    21 - B4.1 Sampling
    21 - B4.2 Preparation of test specimens
    21 - B5 PROCEDURE
    21 - B5.1 Measurement of consistency
    22 - B5.2 Moulding specimens
    23 - B5.3 Curing of specimens
    24 - B5.4 Drying and measurement of specimens
    26 - B6 CALCULATION AND EXPRESSION OF RESULTS
    27 - B7 PRECISION FOR LABORATORY-PREPARED SPECIMENS
    27 - B8 RECORDS
    28 - B9 REPORT
    29 - APPENDIX C - TEST FOR WORKABILITY-FLOW CONE
    29 - C1 SCOPE
    29 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    29 - C3 APPARATUS
    29 - C3.1 General
    29 - C3.2 Flow cone
    29 - C3.3 Calibration of the apparatus
    29 - C4 TEST PROCEDURE
    30 - C5 RECORD
    30 - C6 REPORT
    33 - APPENDIX D - TEST FOR CONSISTENCY OF FRESHLY MIXED GROUTS BY FLOW TROUGH
    33 - D1 SCOPE
    33 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    33 - D3 APPARATUS
    33 - D4 CALIBRATION OF FLOW TROUGH
    34 - D5 PROCEDURE
    34 - D6 RECORD
    34 - D7 REPORT
    37 - APPENDIX E - TEST FOR EARLY VOLUME CHANGE
    37 - E1 SCOPE
    37 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    37 - E3 APPARATUS
    37 - E4 PROCEDURE
    38 - E5 RECORDS
    38 - E6 REPORT

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    Sets out procedures for sampling admixtures or packaged grouts and mortars containing admixtures, and testing mortar and grout mixes containing admixtures.

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    This Standard sets out procedures for sampling admixtures for packaged concrete, mortar and grouts and testing concrete, mortar and grout mixes containing admixtures.This Standard applies to those admixtures intended for use in concrete, mortar and grout and forthe evaluation of the performance of those admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout; andsampling and testing concrete, mortar and grout mixes containing those admixtures.This Standard does not apply to those admixtures specified in AS1478.1.

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    Committee BD-033
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 14/09/2018.<br>This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2018 and remains current in New Zealand. <a href="https://infostore.saiglobal.com/PDFReconfirmed/1478.2-2005_reconfirmation.pdf">Reconfirmation Notice 14/09/2018</a>
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS 2072-1977 and AS 2073-1977.<br>Amalgamated and redesignated as AS 1478.2-2005.<br>Reconfirmed 2018. First published as AS 2072-1977 and AS 2073-1977. Amalgamated and redesignated as AS 1478.2-2005.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3972-1997 Portland and blended cements
    AS 1012.9-1999 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of the compressive strength of concrete specimens
    AS 1012.1-1993 Methods of testing concrete Sampling of fresh concrete
    AS 1012.8.1-2000 Methods of testing concrete - Method for making and curing concrete - Compression and indirect tensile test specimens
    AS 2758.1-1998 Aggregates and rock for engineering purposes - Concrete aggregates
    AS 1012.18-1996 Methods of testing concrete Determination of setting time of fresh concrete, mortar and grout by penetration resistance (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1012.3.3-1998 Methods of testing concrete Determination of properties related to the consistency of concrete - Vebe test (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1012.4.1-1999 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of air content of freshly mixed concrete - Measuring reduction in concrete volume with increased air pressure
    AS 1012.3.1-1998 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of properties related to the consistency of concrete - Slump test
    AS 1012.3.2-1998 Methods of testing concrete Determination of properties related to the consistency of concrete - Compacting factor test (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1012.13-1992 Methods of testing concrete Determination of the drying shrinkage of concrete for samples prepared in the field or in the laboratory
    AS 1012.2-1994 Methods of testing concrete - Preparation of concrete mixes in the laboratory
    AS 1012.3.4-1998 Methods of testing concrete Determination of properties related to the consistency of concrete - Compactibility index (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1012.4.3-1999 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of air content of freshly mixed concrete - Measuring air volume when concrete dispersed in water
    AS 1478.1-2000 Chemical admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout Admixtures for concrete (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1012.4.2-1999 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of air content of freshly mixed concrete - Measuring reduction in air pressure in chamber above concrete
    AS 2350.12-1995 Methods of testing portland and blended cements - Preparation of a standard mortar and moulding of specimens
    AS 1012.5-1999 Methods of testing concrete - Determination of mass per unit volume of freshly mixed concrete
    AS/NZS 2350.11:2001 Methods of testing portland, blended and masonry cements Compressive strength

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    AS 3958.1-2007 Ceramic tiles Guide to the installation of ceramic tiles
    AS 4773.2-2010 Masonry in small buildings - Construction
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