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What are common methods used for detecting ASR?
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ASTM C 289 - Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Aggregates (chemical method)
ASTM C 227 - Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali Reactivity of Cement-Aggregate Combinations (mortar-bar method)
ASTM C 441 - Standard Test Method for Effectiveness of Mineral Admixtures or Ground-Blast Furnace Slag in Preventing Excessive Expansion of Concrete Due to the Alkali-Silica Reaction
ASTM C 1260 - Standard Test Method for Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates (mortar-bar method)
ASTM C 1567 - Standard Test Method for Potential alkali-silica reactivity of combinations of cementitious materials and aggregate (accelerated mortar-bar method)
ASTM C 1293 - Standard Test Method for Concrete Aggregates by Determination of Length Change Due to Alkali-Silica Reactivity.