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Auto-shrink system (ASTM C1698)


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BATir - Building, Architecture & Town Planning, building : C, local : Technical

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The Auto-Shrink system measures the free autogenous deformation (dhrinkage, swelling, thermal dilation) of specimen of cement paste or mortar cured under sealed conditions (ASTM C1698). Auto-Shrink permits evaluation of the relative autogenous shrinkage potential of different cementitious systems. It contain a set of 3 samples placed in a climatic chamber under temperature regulation.

Contact details

Stéphanie Staquet

Associate Professor – Chargée de cours 

Service BATir - Building, Architecture & Town Planning  

Université Libre de Bruxelles  ULB

87, A.Buyl Avenue CP194/4

1050 Bruxelles (Belgium)

Tél:+32 2 6502758

Fax:+32 2 6502782


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Quantity: 1