ASTM C1532

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ASTM C1532 – Standard Practice for Selection, Removal, and Shipment of Manufactured Masonry Units and Masonry Specimens from Existing Construction


This practice covers the process of selection, removal, and shipment of masonry specimens from existing construction that are intended for testing.

These specimens can be either individual masonry units or assemblages. Assemblages are a portion of existing masonry, typically consisting of masonry units, mortar, grout, reinforcing steel, collar joint, and masonry accessories. The specimens may be taken from single- or multiple-wythe construction, or portions thereof.

This practice also covers procedures for reporting as part of this process.


masonry; masonry specimen removed from usage; masonry units; removal; sampling; selection process