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DSDM Chapter - Stone Testing
The extent and variety of ASTM test methods applicable to natural dimension stone users can be intimidating to the new user. This chapter explains which tests are applicable to specific application types, what design data can be obtained from each test method, and what units of measure are normally used to quantify the results. Also included is a brief description of the actual test method and apparatuses involved, as well as an explanation of the test specimens required.
This chapter is taken from version 8.0 of the Dimension Stone Design Manual (DSDM). This manual is the stone industry's single-source reference for dimensional stone design and construction facts and details.
NOTE: if you are ordering 4 or more DSDM chapter downloads, it is recommended that you order the full DSDM download or the hardcopy 3-ring binder format which includes a flash drive of each chapter in pdf format. AutoCAD® users should refer to the AutoCAD® flash drive/binder combo.
This item may also be available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library.
From MIA, 2016, 10 pages / pdf download
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