RESULTS OF EXPOSURE TESTS ON VARIOUS TYPES OF CONCRETE BLOCKS

Exposure tests over five years were carried out at sites in the UK on a limited range of concrete blocks to assess their suitability for use below ground level damp-proof course. The results accord with the requirements in British standard 2028:1968 that type a blocks may be used for this purpose and add some information concerning the behaviour of those type b blocks at present excluded for lack of authoritative evidence of their suitability. /Author/TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Building Research Establishment

    Building Research Station, Garston
    Watford WD2 7JR, Hertsford,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Harrison, W H
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132622
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 76/7 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1977 12:00AM