WHAT ARE THE INDIAN STANDARDS RELATED TO AGGREGATE TESTING?

Indian Standards on Composite Testing
Indian Standards on Composite Testing

IS: 2386-Part-1-Methods for Testing Aggregates for Concrete (Particle Shapes and Sizes)

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IS: 2386-Part-2-Methods for Testing Aggregates for Concrete (Estimation of Harmful Materials and Organic Impurities)

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IS: 2386-Part-3-Methods for Testing Aggregates for Concrete (Specific Gravity, Density, Vacancies, Absorption and Bulking)

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IS: 2386-Part-4-Methods of Testing of Aggregates for Concrete (Mechanical Properties)

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IS: 2386-Part-5-Methods of Testing of Aggregates for Concrete (Soundness)

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IS: 2386-Part-6-Methods for Testing Aggregates for Concrete (Measurement of Mortar Forming Properties of Fine Aggregates)

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  • Measuring Mortar Forming Properties of Fine Aggregates

IS: 2386-Part-7-Method of Testing Aggregates for Concrete (Alkali Total Reactivity)

This part includes the following tests

  • Determination of possible alkali reactivity of cement-aggregate combination (mortar bar method)
  • Determination of Potential Reactivity of Aggregates (Chemical Method)

IS: 2386-Part-8-Method of Testing of Aggregates for Concrete (Petrographic Examination)

This part includes the following tests

  • Petrographic Examination of Aggregates- Method-I (For Routine Purposes)
  • Petrographic Examination of Aggregates- Method-II (For Detail Testing)


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