BS EN 12504-2:2012 - Testing concrete in structures. Non-destructive testing. Determination of rebound number

BS EN 12504-2:2012

Testing concrete in structures. Non-destructive testing. Determination of rebound number

Status : Current, Under review   Published : January 2013



This European Standard specifies a method for determining the rebound number of an area of hardened concrete using a spring-driven hammer. NOTE 1 The rebound number determined by this method can be used to assess the uniformity of concrete in situ, to delineate zones or areas of poor quality or deteriorated concrete in structures. NOTE 2 The test method is not intended as an alternative for the compressive strength determination of concrete (EN 12390-3), but with suitable correlation, it can provide an estimate of in situ compressive strength. For the assessment of in-situ compressive strength see EN 13791. NOTE 3 The hammer may be used for comparative testing, referenced against a concrete with known strength or against a concrete which has been shown that it has come from a defined volume of concrete with a population verified as conforming to a particular strength class.

Standard NumberBS EN 12504-2:2012
TitleTesting concrete in structures. Non-destructive testing. Determination of rebound number
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 6508-1, ISO 6508-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 13791:2019, EN 13791:2019, EN 12390-3
ReplacesBS EN 12504-2:2001
International RelationshipsEN 12504-2:2012
DescriptorsHand-hammers, Quality control, Hardness testing, Construction systems parts, Structures, Cement and concrete technology, Strength of materials, Hardness testers, Non-destructive testing, Mechanical testing, Concretes, Surface properties
Title in FrenchEssais pour béton dans les structures. Essais non destructifs. Détermination de l'indice de rebondissement
Title in GermanPrüfung von Beton in Bauwerken. Zerstörungsfreie Prüfung. Bestimmung der Rückprallzahl
ISBN978 0 580 76921 4
File Size937 KB

 Your basket
Your basket is empty

Multi-user access to over 3,500 medical device standards, regulations, expert commentaries and other documents

Tracked Changes

Understand the changes made to a standard with our new Tracked Changes version

Worldwide Standards
We can source any standard from anywhere in the world


Access, view and download standards with multiple user access, across multiple sites with BSOL

Customers who bought this product also bought

  • BS EN 12390-1:2012
    Testing hardened concrete Shape, dimensions and other requirements for specimens and moulds
  • BS EN 12504-3:2005
    Testing concrete in structures Determination of pull-out force
  • BS EN 12504-4:2004
    Testing concrete Determination of ultrasonic pulse velocity
  • BS EN 933-1:2012
    Tests for geometrical properties of aggregates Determination of particle size distribution. Sieving method