Standard Method of Test for
AASHTO Designation: T 332-071
1.1This method covers the procedures for determining acid-soluble chloride ions in concrete and concrete mix ingredients.
1.2The age of concrete, mortar, or hydrated portland cement at the time of sampling will have an effect on the acid-soluble chloride ion content.
Therefore, unless early age studies are desired, it is recommended that the material be well cured and at least 28 days of age before sampling.
1.3This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns associated with its use.
It is the responsibility of the user of this procedure to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory
limitations prior to use.
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