ASTM F2170-11 PDF

ASTM F formally recognizes the use of in situ probes as a means of conducting relative humidity testing. In fact, ASTM F represents a fundamental. Last previous edition approved in as. F DOI: / F/FA. 2 For referenced ASTM standards, visit the ASTM . ASTM F ASTM F RH (Relative Humidity) DOI: /F The ASTM F standard represents a fundamental change in how moisture is.

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10 Guidelines for ASTM F Compliance

Does the finish roof product have specifications for testing the concrete deck? Be sure to familiarize yourself with ASTM F and choose the best concrete moisture test method for the job. Ligno-VersaTecpin-pinless-RH, meter only. The In-Situ Method In-situ probes deepen concrete moisture measurement. We offer cost efficient, simple solutions to measure moisture.

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10 Guidelines for ASTM F2170 Preparation and Testing

Thanks for the question. The total area of the slab and the number of test holes must be recorded on your report. The RH BluePeg probe uses a hi-accuracy sensor with a short acclimation time. Section 9 of the standard requires that both the slab and the ambient air above it must be at service conditions for a minimum of 48 hours before testing.

June 8, at 1: Each test hole must be drilled to the depth determined at Step 5 above section 10 of ASTM F and properly prepared.


The standard provides precise guidelines for RH testing methods.

Concrete slab moisture problems can cause floor covering delamination, peeling, blistering, staining and sweating. Depress SET Button to check settings. December 27, at 3: As any professional knows, ASTM standards are established to help guide industry testing and also to help ensure ast best practices to protect both the installer and the consumer.

In celebration of the New Year, we will be closing early at General contractors must bear in mind two interactive processes when they are looking at construction schedules: While any professional must understand the exact requirements of standard F the most recent versionthe following are 10 guidelines to help ensure that you have met the criteria laid out in ASTM F No pin alignment of the cable needs to be fitted.

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Ligno-Tec RH Concrete Test Conforms to ASTM F

Sub-grade water vapor can permeate wstm well-mixed and applied slabs. After the initial reading, readings can be updated at any time desired with two conditions in mind: The test hole depth is not a fixed depth, but it must be calculated based on slab thickness and number of drying sides: Once you find out the methodology they require to meet warranty, I would reach out to someone within RCI in your area to conduct the tests.

I hope this helps. All cables have easy-to-connect and fail-proof 35mm stereo connectors. This will NOT be valid for ASTM compliance, but can certainly provide a target timeline for schedule decisions or for choosing alternate adhesive or flooring options that might have higher moisture tolerances.


For flooring and concrete professionals, ASTM F provides the standard for using relative humidity RH testing when measuring moisture content in concrete slabs. We use cookies for shopping cart functionality, to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. Meeting this standard provides the groundwork for limiting moisture-related flooring problems and the many liabilities and mitigation problems that can result from excess moisture.

We recommend placing the serial number decal which also helps track certification of each sensor on the corresponding test hole on the mapped report.

Ligno-Tec RH Concrete Moisture Meter

Operation is that easy! Relative humidity RH in a concrete slab can fluctuate with environmental changes. Thanks for the reply, Patrick.

Click here for a moisture meter. The only thing we recommend is that you ensure that there is a good seal between the sensor body and the concrete wall. It can be used for: When concrete is mixed and poured, water vapor migrates from the bottom of the slab to the surface to evaporate. Is this acceptable or compromise the test?