ASTM C469 governs the determination of static Modulus of Elasticity and Poisson’s Ratio of concrete in compression. The ensuing video demonstrates a C469 test on a hydraulically actuated manually controlled Baldwin universal testing machine equipped with an ADMET Gauge Buster 2 Digital Indicator and a computer running ADMET’s Gauge Safe Live Data Exchange program. The digital indicator and computer are connected via a USB port.

ASTM C469 Test
Figure 1 – Depiction of ASTM C469 Test Setup with Gauge Buster 2 Digital Indicator and Compressometer equipped with axial and transverse strain measuring transducers.

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