These test methods cover the physical testing of gypsum, gypsum plasters, and gypsum concrete. Test methods are detailed for the following: precautions for physical tests,reagents and materials, free water, fineness, normal consistency of gypsum plaster and gypsum concrete, setting time, setting time (temperature rise method), compressive strength, and density. Materialsinclude distilled or deionized water and standard sand. For each test method, the following are specified: significance and use, apparatus, and procedure.
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1.1 These test methods cover the physical testing of gypsum, gypsumplasters, and gypsum concrete.
1.2 The values regarded as the standard are either in inch-pound units or SI (metric). The values stated first shall be regarded as the standard. Values following inparentheses are approximate and are provided for information purposes only.
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2. Referenced Documents
C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems
C778 Specification for Standard Sand
E11 Specification for Wire Cloth and...