AAC Block’s Specifications

ACC Blocks Standards
Test or Report Description
ASTM C 1386
Standard Specification AAC Units
Standard Covers Physical Requirements of Loadbearing Compression and Non-Loadbearing AAC Units
ASTM C 1555-03
Standard Practice for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Masonry 1
Standard covers workmanship of AAC, thin bed mortars, and exterior and interior finishes.
ASTM E 119
Fire Test of Building Constructions and Materials
Fire Test of Wall Assemblies (Load and Non-Loadbearing) and Hose Stream Test. Fire Test of Floor and Roof Assembly
ASTM E 90-97, E 413-87 and C 423-99a
Sound Transmission Loss Test (STC)
Airborne Sound Transmission Test on Walls
ASTM C-469
Modulus of Elasticity
Stress Strain Curve of AAC in Compression
Flexural Strength
Flexural Test of AAC Units To Determine Flexural Strength
ASTM E-518
Flexural Bond Strength of Masonry
Assembly of Masonry Units Constructed as Beams
ASTM E-519
Diagonal Tension Test of Masonry Assemblies
Full Scale AAC Walls To Determine Shear Strength
ASTM C-177-85
Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded Hot Plate Apparatus
A Portion of AAC Material of 12 x 12 inch and 1 inch Thick is Placed in the Guarded Hot Plate. It Is Subjected to a Heat Source and Temperature Measurements are Made Until a Steady State is Reached. This test is used to determine experimental value as thermal conductivity (K) on AAC units.
ASTM E-514
Test for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry
Full Scale Wall Assemblies Subjected to Water Under Pressure Exposure

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