Standard Definitions of Terms Relating to
Concrete Pipe and Related Products
ASTM Designation: C 822-06
1.1. absorption-the increase in mass of concrete resulting from the penetration of water into the concrete.
1.2. absorption test-a test made to determine the absorption of concrete.
1.3. admixture-a material other than water, aggregates, and cement used as an ingredient of concrete and added to the batch immediately before or during its mixture.
1.4. annular space-the space between the inner surface of the female end and the outer surface of the male end of an assembled pipe joint.
1.5. bell-see female end of pipe.
1.6. blend-a combining of various cementitious materials.
1.7. box section-a concrete pipe with a rectangular cross section.
1.8. box section bottom s/ab–lower horizontal portion of a box section in the installed condition
(M 259, M 273).
1.9. box section top slab–upper horizontal portion of a box section in the installed condition (M 259, M 273).
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