ASTM C56

Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 December 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Refractories): 81.080
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This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring).

The property requirements of this specification apply at the time of purchase. The use of results from testing of tile extracted from masonry structures for determining conformance or non-conformance to the property requirements (Section 5) of this standard is beyond the scope of this specification.

Tile covered by this specification are manufactured from clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop sufficient fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirements of this specification. (See firing and fired bond in Terminology C1232.)

Fireproofing tile intended for use in load-bearing masonry shall conform to Specification C34.

Tile intended for use in fireproofing structural members shall be of such sizes and shapes that they can be erected to cover completely the exposed surfaces of the members.

The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM C56
December 1, 2013
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). The property requirements of this specification apply at the time of purchase. The use of...
December 1, 2013
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). The property requirements of this specification apply at the time of purchase. The use of...
December 1, 2012
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). The property requirements of this specification apply at the time of purchase. The use of...
June 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. The property requirements of this standard...
December 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. The property requirements of this standard...
April 14, 2005
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Nonloadbearing Tile
(Footnote *) This specification covers structural clay nonloadbearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. The property requirements of...
December 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Non-Load-Bearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay non-load-bearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. The property requirements of this standard...
June 10, 1996
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Non-Load-Bearing Tile
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers structural clay non-load-bearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. 1.2 The property requirements...
June 10, 1996
Standard Specification for Structural Clay Non-Load-Bearing Tile
This specification covers structural clay non-load-bearing tile (partition, fireproofing, and furring). One grade of tile is covered, designated Grade NB. The property requirements of this standard...
November 15, 1993
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL CLAY NON-LOAD-BEARING TILE
A description is not available for this item.
November 15, 1991
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL CLAY NON-LOAD-BEARING TILE
A description is not available for this item.
C56
April 15, 1971
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL CLAY NON-LOAD-BEARING TILE (R 1986)
A description is not available for this item.

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