Lab Tests

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion

Lab ID: 684

Determination of the movement or change in length of material exposed to hot and cold environment for a predetermined length of time.

Cores or beams should be obtained as specified in ASTM C42. 3x3x11-in. Prisms and/or 6x12-in. cylinders can be cast in the laboratory and instrumented before testing. Contact CTLGroup to discuss test program before submitting specimens.

Results Produced
Expansion/degree F, moisture conditions, temperatures and procedures.

Time for Results
Please contact a CTLGroup chemical services representative or Project Manager to discuss your individual project needs and testing response times.

Alternate Tests

Related Tests
ASTM C42 - Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores and Sawed Beams of Concrete

Test Designation
CRD C39 Thermal Expansion

Sample Type
concrete or mortar specimens, Can be laboratory cast specimens or obtained from existing structures or flat work.