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ASTM C129 – Standard Specification for Nonloadbearing Concrete Masonry Units


This specification covers hollow and solid nonloadbearing concrete masonry units made from portland cement, water, and mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials.

These units are intended for use in nonloadbearing partitions, but under certain conditions they may be suitable for use in nonloadbearing exterior walls above grade where effectively protected from the weather.


concrete masonry units; face shell; flange; linear drying shrinkage; nonloadbearing

ASTM C129 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C129 standard.

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