Historical Standard: ASTM C67-03a Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile
SUPERSEDED (see Active link, below)
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for the sampling and testing of brick and structural clay tile. Although not necessarily applicable to all types of units, tests include modulus of rupture, compressive strength, absorption, saturation coefficient, effect of freezing and thawing, efflorescence, initial rate of absorption and determination of weight, size, warpage, length change, and void area. (Additional methods of test pertinent to ceramic glazed facing tile are included in Specification C 126.)
1.2 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.
Note 1The testing laboratory performing this test method should be evaluated in accordance with Practice C 1093.
1.3 Unless otherwise indicated, the values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C126 Specification for Ceramic Glazed Structural Clay Facing Tile, Facing Brick, and Solid Masonry Units
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C1093 Practice for Accreditation of Testing Agencies for Masonry
C1232 Terminology of Masonry
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
absorption; compressive strength; efflorescence; freezing and thawing; initial rate of absorption; length change; modulus of rupture; out-of-square; sampling; size; void area; warpage ;