The Limitations of the Absorption Test for Concrete Products

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Title: The Limitations of the Absorption Test for Concrete Products

Author(s): Raymond Wilson

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 25

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 522-537

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1929

Abstract:
The use of the absorption test for concrete products is based on the natural assumptions that the absorption is a measure of the porosity of the concrete and that the porosity of conrete is a property closely related to its strength, water-tightness and resistance to weathering action.