ASTM C1384 - 18e1 - Standard Specification for Admixtures for Masonry Mortars

ASTM C1384 - 18e1

Standard Specification for Admixtures for Masonry Mortars

Status : Current   Published : June 2018



1.1 This specification pertains to admixtures for masonry mortars. Admixtures are substances other than Specification C270 prescribed materials of water, aggregate, and cementitious materials that are used to improve one or more of the recognized desirable properties of conventional masonry mortar.

1.2 This specification does not cover coloring pigments.

Note 1:  Information on coloring pigments can be found in Specification C979/C979M.

1.3 This specification does not cover additives that are added to the cementitious materials during the manufacture of the cementitious materials.

1.4 Acceptance of an admixture is based on its performance in an admixed mortar. Acceptance of the admixed masonry mortar is based on attainment of performance either equivalent to that required for conventional mortar or improved performance of one or more indicated properties, while maintaining required performance levels for other properties.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

Note 2:  The testing laboratory performing the test methods referenced in this specification should be evaluated in accordance with Practice C1093.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM C1384 - 18e1
TitleStandard Specification for Admixtures for Masonry Mortars
Publication Date01 June 2018
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
Descriptors absorption, absorption rate, admixed mortar, admixture, bond enhancer, masonry mortar, set accelerator, set retarder, water repellent, workability enhancer
File Size94 KB

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