GC496 ASTM C496 Test Fixture


Model# GC496

This fixture is specifically designed for determining the split strength of cylindrical concrete following the test practices of ASTM C496. The fixture has a bearing plate that transmits the load from the test machine to the test specimen. ASTM defines specific tolerances for the bearing plate. The bearing plate is mounted with a jig that holds the concrete test specimen and the loading plate. Reference: ASTM Standard C496, 2004, Standard Test Method for Splitting Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens, Drawing is copyright ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2007.

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