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ASTM C140 – Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units


These test methods provide various testing procedures commonly used for evaluating characteristics of concrete masonry units and related concrete units.

Methods are provided for sampling, measurement of dimensions, compressive strength, absorption, unit weight (density), moisture content, flexural load, and ballast weight.

Not all methods are applicable to all unit types, however.


absorption; compressive strength; concrete masonry units; density; equivalent thickness; face shell; moisture content; roof paver; web area; webs; web thickness

ASTM C140 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C140 standard.

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