Concrete Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of Plain and Reinforced Concrete Structures

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McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1918 - Concrete construction - 885 pages

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Page 40 - ... works which concern the manufacture of the bars ordered. The manufacturer shall afford the inspector, free of cost, all reasonable facilities to satisfy him that the bars are being furnished in accordance with these specifications. All tests (except check analyses) and inspection shall be made at the place of manufacture prior to shipment, unless otherwise specified, and shall be so conducted as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works.
Page 11 - The cement shall be stored in such a manner as to permit easy access for proper inspection and identification of each shipment. 5. Every facility shall be provided by the contractor and a period of at least twelve days allowed for the inspection and necessary tests.
Page 836 - ... and the excess paste at the smaller end sliced off at the top of the ring by a single oblique stroke of a...
Page 831 - The specific gravity of cement shall be not less than 3.10 (3.07 for white Portland cement). Should the test of cement as received fall below this requirement a second test may be made upon an ignited sample.
Page 40 - The inspector representing the purchaser shall have free entry, at all times while work on the contract of the purchaser is being performed, to all parts of the manufacturer's works which concern the manufacture of the bars ordered.
Page 41 - If any test specimen shows defective machining or develops flaws, it may be discarded and another specimen substituted. (c) If the percentage of elongation of any tension test specimen is less than that specified in Section 5 (a) and any part of the fracture is more than % in. from the center of the gage length of a 2-in.
Page 40 - Samples tested in accordance with section 7, which represent rejected bars, shall be preserved for two weeks from the date of the test report. In case of dissatisfaction with the results of the tests, the manufacturer may make claim for a rehearing within that time.
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Page 40 - If the percentage of elongation of any tension test specimen is less than that specified in Sec. 8a and any part of the fracture is outside the middle third of the gage length, as indicated by scribe scratches marked on the specimen before testing, a retest shall be allowed.
Page 836 - Pats of neat cement about three inches in diameter, one-half inch thick at the center, and tapering to a thin edge, shall be kept in moist air for a period of twenty-four hours.

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