ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: What Do We Mean by “Setting?”

Author(s): Chang Hoon Lee and Kenneth C. Hover

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 38

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 53-59

Keywords: mortar, concrete, paste, test

Date: 8/1/2016

Abstract:
This article provides a comparison of the stiffening behaviors of pastes, mortars, and concretes using standard tests methods and field-oriented nonstandard measures. Based on the test results, the authors determined that while the ASTM C403/C403M test provides a useful means of tracking the continuous process of stiffening, its threshold values for “initial” and “final” setting do not necessarily coincide with the times at which concrete placing, consolidation, or finishing operations must be performed.




  

Please enter this 5 digit unlock code on the web page.