ASTM C1262

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ASTM C1262 – Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Freeze-Thaw Durability of Dry-Cast Segmental Retaining Wall Units and Related Concrete Units


This test method covers the resistance to freezing and thawing of dry-cast segmental retaining wall (SRW) units and related concrete units.

Units are tested in a test solution that is either potable tap water or 3 % saline solution depending on the intended use of the units in actual service.


absorption; compressive strength; dry-cast segmental retaining wall unit; freeze-thaw durability; freeze-thaw resistance; manufactured concrete units

ASTM C1262 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C1262 standard.

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