BS 890:1972 - Specification for building limes

BS 890:1972

Specification for building limes

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : October 1972 Replaced By : BS 890:1995

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In four parts: general; hydrated lime (powder); quicklime; lime putty. Requirements for water for testing; certificate of test; independent tests; lime in tropical climates; classification, description; size of sample and method of sampling; composition, physical tests. Appendices include: matter insoluble in hydrochloric acid; soluble salts; soluble silica; fineness of dry hydrated lime and of lime putty; water content of lime putty; expansion of dry hydrated lime; soundness of hydrated lime; flow ta ble and mould, lime putty of standard consistence; density of putty and volume yield of lime; workability; hydraulic strength; isothermal slaking of quicklime; determination of residue on slaking; separation of water from lime putty on standing.

Standard NumberBS 890:1972
TitleSpecification for building limes
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date13 October 1972
Withdrawn Date15 October 1995
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 890:1995
DescriptorsLime, Construction materials, Slaked lime, Quicklime, Putty, Chemical composition, Physical testing, Physical properties of materials, Mechanical properties of materials, Samples, Sampling methods, Insoluble matter determination, Solvent extraction methods, Blaine tests, Water content determination, Mechanical testing, Expansion (deformation), Test equipment, Fineness tests, Steam, Mortar trowels, Moulding equipment, Specimen preparation, Density measurement, Volume measurement, Workability, Strength of materials, Separation
Title in FrenchChaux de construction. Specification
Title in GermanBaukalk. Spezifikation
ISBN0 580 07184 7
File Size2.644 MB

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