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Franklin Stone ASTM Test Report

ASTM C90-09 specifies the following tests for load-bearing concrete masonry units as it applies to Franklin Stone

Compressive Strength
and Moisture Absorbency

A test to ensure that concrete masonry units meet strength and moisture requirements, and are free of cracks and other defects.

Complies


Franklin Stone as compared to ASTM Specifications

ASTM TEST ASTM REQUIREMENT Franklin Stone RESULTS
ASTM C-140
Absorption (LBS./CU. FOOT)
13 Maximum 10.0
ASTM C-140
Compressive Strength (PSI)
1900 Minimum 4900 Average
ASTM C-140
Density (LBS./CU. FOOT)
125 + Normal Weight 122
ASTM C-426
Shrinkage
0.065 0.050
ASTM C-1262
Freeze/Thaw Durability
10% Maximum < 1%

Franklin Stone Physical Properties

Unit Size Weight Per Unit Square Foot
Coverage Per Unit
4 x 4 x 24 24 0.67
4 x 8 x 24 48 1.34
4 x 12 x 24 77 2.00
4 x 16 x 24 103 2.67

Full list of all standard sizes can be seen in the Packaging Information

ASTM Reports is available with pre-consumer recycled content. Ask about the new Chicago Green Series. In addition to the pre-consumer recycled content, these masonry units also contain post-consumer recycled content as well. Colors may vary so please make sure to ask for full size samples.