Standard Specification for Fiber-Cement Roofing Shingles, Shakes, and Slates
|Publication Date:||1 May 2008|
This specification covers fiber-cement shingles, shakes, and slates (roofing products) of nominally uniform thickness (non-tapered) and texture, including accessories designed to provide the weather-exposed surfaces on roofs of buildings.
This specification is not applicable to asbestos-cement roofing shingles (Specification C 222), non-asbestos fiber-cement roofing shakes, shingles, and slates with designed varying profiles and thicknesses (Specification C 1530), particle board (Terminology D 1554), or cement-bonded particle-boards (Specification BS 5669: Part 4) and (ISO 8335).
This specification does not include details of product installation or installed system performance. Refer to the manufacturer's installation literature for proper installation instructions, to Specification C 1459 for roofing systems performance, and to Test Methods E 108 for levels of fire resistance.
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.