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WABS - Water absorption Test

An indicator of the density and therefore degree of vitrification of a fired clay body. Typically a body sample is fired at a range of temperatures and absorption measurements are done on each to produce a graph of porosity vs. temperature. Absorption is measured by weighing a bar before and after boiling in water and calculating the percentage increase in weight. Use the SHAB test to compile this information.

Variables

VAL - Value (V)

Enter the percent porosity and temperature

Related Information

Links

Tests Shrinkage/Absorption Test
Typecodes Body Tests
Tests conducted on bodies made from materials, as opposed to the materials themselves.
URLs http://www.astm.org/Standards/C373.htm
ASTM-C373 Water Absorption

By Tony Hansen


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