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ASTM C495 – Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Lightweight Insulating Concrete


This test method covers the preparation of specimens and the determination of the compressive strength of lightweight insulating concrete having an oven-dry density not exceeding 800 kg/m3 [50 lb/ft3] as determined by the procedures described herein.

This test method covers the preparation and testing of molded 75 by 150-mm [3 by 6-in.] cylinders.


compressive strength; density; lightweight insulating concrete; oven-dry density

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Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C495 standard.

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