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Concrete, mortar and cement based repair materials: Chloride diffusion coefficient from migration cell experiments (NT BUILD 355 - Edition 2)

NT BUILD 355

  • The steady state chloride ion diffusion coefficient of concrete, mortar and cement based repair materials is determined by an accelerated laboratory test method. The amount of chloride vs. time passing through a porous material exposed to a constant direct voltage is measured after steady state is reached, in order to calculate a chloride diffusion coefficient.

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Concrete injection resin: Shear bond strength (NT BUILD 350)

NT BUILD 350

  • This test determines the bond strength between injection resin and concrete. The test is conducted as a slant shear test using concrete prism halves glued together with the resin under study.

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Cellular plastics, rigid: Thermal conductivity (NT BUILD 348)

NT BUILD 348

  • This Nordtest method describes a method for the preparation and conditioning of test pieces prior to determination of the thermal conductivity.

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Ceiling boards, mineral fibres: Emission (NT BUILD 347)

NT BUILD 347

  • This Nordtest method describes a method for determination of the emission of mineral fibres from ceiling boards.

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Coated building materials: Determination of water absorption/desorption (NT BUILD 342)

NT BUILD 342

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure for the determination of water absorption and desorption through paint coatings on building materials. The testing of water absorption/desorption is carried out by comparative testing of treated and untreated specimens.

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Coatings: Mould resistance (NT BUILD 338)

NT BUILD 338

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a method to test the mould resistance of paint films on any substrate. It has also been found suitable for testing mould resistance of varnishes and lacquers.

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Concrete, hardened: Air void structure and air content (NT BUILD 240)

NT BUILD 240

  • The method can be applied to determine the air content and air-void structure in hardened concrete. The air-void structure is described by means of the parameters, specific surface, spacing factor and air-void distribution.

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Concrete, hardened: Ultrasonic pulse velocity (NT BUILD 213)

NT BUILD 213

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the ultrasonic pulse velocity in concrete employing a s.c. dual recording equipment. Ultra sound is sound with a frequency above 20 kHz, (see Note 1).

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Concrete, hardened: Core bending test (NT BUILD 212)

NT BUILD 212

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the force that is needed to break off a concrete cylinder from a completed object of the measures stated in Fig. 1. This force is here defined as the breaking force.

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Concrete, hardened: Pullout strength (NT BUILD 211)

NT BUILD 211

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the force needed for pulling out a circular pullout insert that has been cast in the concrete. This force is in this context defined as the pullout force. It is also possible to exert a pull with a certain amount of force without thereby causing a break in the concrete.(See Note 1).

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Concrete, hardened: Rebound number (NT BUILD 210)

NT BUILD 210

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the-determination of the rebound number of a concrete surface, that is, the value obtained when a rebound hammer is used in the manner described in 4, (Note 1).

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Concrete, hardened: Chloride content by volhard titration (NT BUILD 208s)

NT BUILD 208s

  • This Nordtest method can be used for determination of the total chloride content in hardened concrete by dissolving the concrete dust in a solution of nitric acid followed by Volhard titration. Another possibility is to use potentiometric titration which gives better precicion and accuracy. This method is not described here.

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Concrete, hardened: Chloride content by volhard titration (NT BUILD 208)

NT BUILD 208

  • This Nordtest method can be used for determination of the total chloride content in hardened concrete by dissolving the concrete dust in a solution of nitric acid followed by Volhard titration. Another possibility is to use potentiometric titration which gives better precicion and accuracy. This method is not described here.

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Concrete, hardened: Density (NT BUILD 207)

NT BUILD 207

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the density of test specimens of concrete made from normally occurring types of rock-type aggregate. The aim of the method is to determine the density of the concrete with an accuracy within ± 20 kg/m3.

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Concrete, hardened: Compressive strength – accelerated curing for 24 hours (NT BUILD 206)

NT BUILD 206

  • The NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the compressive strength of test specimens at 24 hours age after they have been made subject to heat curing.

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Concrete, hardened: Modulus of elasticity in compression (NT BUILD 205)

NT BUILD 205

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the modulus of elasticity of test specimens made of hardened concrete with normally existing rock-type aggregate.

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Concrete, hardened: Tensile strength of test specimens (NT BUILD 204)

NT BUILD 204

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the tensile strength of cast or core drilled test specimens of hardened concrete made with normally existing rock-type aggregate, see Comments.

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Concrete, hardened: Compressive strength of test specimens (NT BUILD 203)

NT BUILD 203

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the determination of the compressive strength of cast or drilled test specimens of hardened concrete made with normally existing rock-type aggregate.

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Concrete, hardened: Sampling and treatment of cores for strength tests (NT BUILD 202)

NT BUILD 202

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the sampling and treatment of cylindrical test specimens of concrete intended for determination of strength and containing naturally occurring rock-type aggregate.

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Concrete: Making and curing of moulded test specimens for strength tests (NT BUILD 201)

NT BUILD 201

  • SCOPE AND FIELD OF APPLICATION

    This NORDTEST method is intended for the making and curing of cast test specimens made from concrete containing naturally existing rock-type material, which are intended for strength tests.

    The method presupposes that the maximum nominal particle size in the concrete is at the most l/3 of the smallest measure of the intended test specimen and that the consistency of the fresh concrete is more fluid than 20 Vebe acc. to NT BUILD 193.

    In the main, the method agrees with ISO/DIS 2736/2.3. With regard to deviations see Comments.

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Concrete, hardened: Dimensions of test specimens (NT BUILD 200)

NT BUILD 200

  • This NORDTEST method defines the recommended dimensions of test specimens of hardened concrete, made in the shape of a cube or a cylinder. Furthermore, the method specifies how to determine the shape- and size deviations of test specimens.

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Concrete, fresh: Chloride content (NT BUILD 199)

NT BUILD 199

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a method for the determination of the chloride content in fresh concrete.

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Cladding materials: Indentation hardness (NT BUILD 059)

NT BUILD 059

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for determining the indentation hardness of a building surface exposed to a static point load.

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Comminuting machines: Noise (NT ACOU 051)

NT ACOU 051

  • This NORDTEST method specifies operating conditions and methods to determine the sound power level and the sound pressure level at the operator's position of comminuting machines used in the plastics industries.

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Curtains and Drapes: Flammability

Nordtest project 116-77

  • The main object of this project, which is Nordtest-project 116-77, (148-78), was to develop a Nordtest-method for testing the flammability of curtains and drapes. The aim was also to develop a proposalfor classification of the fire safety of curtain and drape materials, if possible.

    About 50 typical curtain and drape materials were tested by six known methods. The results were compared with results given by full scale experiments.

    In many respects BS 5438:1976 proved to give similar results as full scale experiments. This method is therefore proposed for Nordtest-Method, with some minor compliments. The BS 5438:1976 is included as Appendix 1.

    A proposal for classification of the flammability of curtain and drapery material using the proposed test method is included as Appendix 2.

    Classifying the curtain and drapery materials belonging to this project according to the proposed test method (Appendix 1) and the proposed classifying method (Appendix 2) is included as Appendix 3.

     

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