Concrete, repair materials and protective coating: Shrinkage and swelling (NT BUILD 366)

  • Report #: NT BUILD 366
  • Approved: February 1991
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SCOPE The method describes a test for measuring the shrinkage or swelling of repair mortars during the hardening period and the subsequent desiccation period. AREA OF APPLICATION The method is a laboratory method in which the changes in length of a mortar prism are measured during a standard hardening period. The method was developed especially to be applied for the description of repair mortars. The maximum particle size of the material must not exceed 8 mm.

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