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How is the temperature of concrete measured?

Q. How is the temperature of concrete measured?


A. ASTM C1064 is the standard test method to measure temperature of freshly mixed concrete. The temperature is read from a temperature measuring device inserted into the concrete. Temperature affects the rate of hydration.


References: SP-1(02); ACI 209R-92; ASTM C1064

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