ASTM C1716

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ASTM C1716 – Standard Specification for Compression Testing Machine Requirements for Concrete Masonry Units, Related Units, and Prisms


This specification provides minimum design standards for testing machines used to measure the compressive strength of concrete masonry units, related units, and masonry prisms covered under Test Methods C140/C140M and C1314.


bearing block; bearing surface; load frame; platen; spacer; testing machine