This European Standard specifies a method for taking cores from hardened concrete, their examination, preparation for testing and determination of compressive strength.
NOTE 1 This European Standard does not give guidance on the decision to drill cores or on the locations for drilling.
NOTE 2 This European Standard does not provide procedures for interpreting the core strength results.
NOTE 3 For the assessment of in-situ compressive strength in structures and precast concrete components EN 13791 may be used.
Directives related to this standards.
Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec