AN APPARATUS FOR MEASURING THE SHRINKAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF PLASTIC MORTARS

An apparatus designed primarily to measure shrinkage forces developed in a restrained specimen of cement paste or mortar is described. On the basis of tests carried out, it is concluded that the apparatus may be used to assess qualitatively the tendency for mortars to form plastic shrinkage cracks./TRRL/

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    An Foras Forbartha

    St Martin's House, Waterloo Road
    Dublin 4,   Ireland 
  • Authors:
    • Orr, DMF
    • Haigh, G F
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 43-48
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083856
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM