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ASTM C531 – Standard Test Method for Linear Shrinkage and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes


This test method covers the measurement of the linear shrinkage during setting and curing and the coefficient of thermal expansion of chemical-resistant mortars, grouts, monolithic surfacings, and polymer concretes.


brick mortars; grouts; linear shrinkage; monolithic surfacings; mortars; polymer concretes; thermal expansion; tile grouts

ASTM C531 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM C531 standard.

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