ASTM C1686

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ASTM C1686 – Standard Practice for Installation and Testing of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Units


This practice covers the installation and testing of solid, reinforced units made from autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC), a cementitious product addressed by Specification C1693. The units are large-sized, factory-reinforced, solid rectangular prisms, laid using thin-bed mortar.


AAC; autoclaved aerated concrete; installation; loaddisplacement characteristics; reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete