ASTM C1543

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ASTM C1543 – Standard Test Method for Determining the Penetration of Chloride Ion into Concrete by Ponding


This test method determines the penetration of chloride ion into concrete from a sodium-chloride solution pond.

This method is applicable to all types of concrete, as well as to concretes treated with systems such as sealants, penetrating sealers, or thin-bonded overlays.


chloride; chloride content; concrete; penetration; permeability