Items tagged with WATER ABSORPTION Files

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Test methods adapted for alternative and recycled, porous aggregate materials (Part 3 - Water absorption) (NT TR 550)

NT TR 550

  • This is the third report in a series of projects dealing with test methods for mainly alternative and recycled aggregates (1292-96 and 1393-97). This study focuses on the problem of water absorption of porous aggregates in atmospheric pressure in accordance with EN 1097-6 Determination of particle density and water absorption, and the implication on durability aspects.

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Bricks and masonry blocks: Water absorption (NT BUILD 334)


  • This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the water absorption of bricks and masonry blocks.

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Building gaskets: Water absorption (NT BUILD 106)


  • This test method has been developed to check the water absorption of building gaskets.


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