Mortar, hardened: Compressive strength by indentation tests (NT BUILD 440)

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  • Report #: NT BUILD 440
  • Approved: November 1995
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Abstract

SCOPE

This NORDTEST draft specifies a method for estimating the compressive strength of small mortar specimens. The method is especially suitable for specimens of set mortar cut from masonry structures.

FIELD OF APPLICATION

The test method is suitable for use on mortar with compressive strength from 3 to 20 N/mm2.

Categories

NT Methods | Building

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