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Shrinkage Moulds

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The moulds are used for preparing the specimens for the purpose of determining the length changes (shrinkage/expansion) in hardened hydraulic cement mortar and concrete.

Accords to all standardised test methods for determining the length changes of hardened cement paste and mortar under different conditions. The moulds are used together with any of the Cooper Length Comparators (TCM-0200 or TCM-0210) to fit the specimens sizes.

Minimum surface hardness of TCM-0029 is HV400 which is recommended by the EN standard.

All mould surfaces are protected with anti-corrosion oil. Futhermore, all parts of the moulds are matchmarked.

The moulds are supplied with the steel inserts screwed on.

Reference rod and other equipment be should ordered separately.

For the purpose of determining the length changes (shrinkage/expansion) in hardened concrete- including aggregates, which has larger sized Dmax; TC-1153, TC-1155 or TC-1161 moulds are also used with TC-1170 Large type digital length comparator.

Standards

  • ASTM C151
  • ASTM C452
  • ASTM C490
  • ASTM C596
  • ASTM C806
  • ASTM C1293
  • EN 12617-4

Accessories

Accessories are not included in the price of main device (unless stated otherwise) and may be purchased separately if required.


TCM-0030 Spare Steel Insert, EN
For TCM-0029, 18pcs/pack
TCM-0031 Reference Rod 160mm Long
with Convex Hemispherical End
TCM-0032 Tamper, Hardwood
38 x 15 x 200mm, 250g, EN
TCM-0034 Spare Steel Insert,
ASTM C490, 12pcs/pack
TCM-0035 Reference Rod 295mm Long
with Convex Hemispherical End
TCM-0154 Insert Set for TCM-0029,
Polyethylene (6pcs.) 15 x 40 x 160mm
TCM-0158 Six Gang Shrinkage Mould
10 x 40 x 160mm, EN
TCM-0163 Two Gang Shrinkage Mould
25 x 25 x 285
TCM-0662A Tamper, Hardwood
13 x 25 x 150mm
TCM-0410 Tamping Rod Ø10 x 300mm

Specifications

Technical specifications are subject to change without notice.


Three Gang
Shrinkage Mould
(TCM-0029)
Two Gang
Shrinkage Mould
(TCM-0033)
Two Gang
Expansion Mould
(TCM-0140)
Dimensions mm (w x D x H) 300 x 190 x 70 90 x 340 x 40 390 x 160 x 70
Weight (approx.) Kg 12 4 18