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ASTM C496 1996 Edition, January 10, 1996
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Superseded By: ASTM C496/C496M
Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
Additional Comments: W/D S/S BY ASTM C496/C496M
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1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the splitting tensile strength of cylindrical concrete specimens, such as molded cylinders and drilled cores.

NOTE 1--For methods of molding cylindrical concrete specimens, see Practice C 192 and Practice C 31. For methods of obtaining drilled cores see Test Method C 42.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 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.