This Reference Specification covers Testing Agency requirements for field and laboratory testing of ready mixed concrete delivered to the project. It is intended for use by specifiers, architects, engineers, owners, contractors, and other groups interested in monitoring the quality of concrete used in project construction. This Reference Specification can be made applicable to any construction project by citing it in a Contract. The Specifier supplements the provisions of this Reference Specification as needed by specifying individual project requirements in the Contract.
Keywords: air content; laboratory; ready mixed concrete; sampling;slump; specification; technician; temperature; testing; unit weight.
Table of Contents
Section 1—General requirements
1.5—Certification and accreditation organizations
1.6—Units of measurement
Section 2—Testing of ready mixed concrete
2.2—Frequency of sampling and testing
2.4—Number of strength test specimens
2.5—Curing of strength test specimens
2.6—Testing for strength
Notes to Specifier
Foreword to checklists
Mandatory Requirements Checklist
Optional Requirements Checklist
Printed / Hard Copy Products: The full and complete returned product will be accepted if returned within 60 days of receipt and in salable condition. A 20% service charge applies. Return shipping fees are the customer’s responsibility.
Electronic /Downloaded Products & Online Learning Courses: These items are not eligible for return.
Exchanges: Contact ACI’s Customer Services Department for options (+1.248.848.3800 – ACICustomerService@concrete.org).