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BS 1881-204:1988

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Testing concrete Recommendations on the use of electromagnetic covermeters
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Language(s)

English

Published date

31-08-1988

Committees responsible
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Applications
4 Basic principles of the method
5 Apparatus
6 Basic calibration of the covermeter
7 Method of use
8 Accuracy
9 Influence of test conditions
10 Report
Appendix A - Method for determining bar size
             and cover when neither is known
Publications referred to

Description of types, applications, calibration, methods of use to measure cover and bar size.

This Part of BS 1881 gives recommendations on and describes the principles of operation of electromagnetic devices that may be used for estimating the position, depth and size of reinforcement buried in concrete. It also describes their methods of use and applications, the accuracy to be expected and the factors which may influence the results.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.

Committee
B/517/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 4408-1(1969) and 86/11764 DC. (06/2004)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
14
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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BS 1881-201:1986 Testing concrete Guide to the use of non-destructive methods of test for hardened concrete

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