Petrographic Analysis of Cores from Plant 42
ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS VICKSBURG United States
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The Concrete and Materials Branch CMB of the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory was requested to perform an analysis on concrete core samples extracted from Air Force Plant 42. A total of 13 cores were provided to the CMB which were checked in under CMB Serial Numbers160143-1 to 160143-13. Table 1 lists the cores received with the CMB serial number, original sample identifier, section sample came from, and core length. Each core underwent petrographic examination according to ASTM C-856. Scanning electron microscopy SEM imaging, was performed on a samples to identify material in voids.
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