ASTM - C1601
Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Masonry Wall Surfaces
|Publication Date:||15 December 2011|
This test method covers the field determination of water penetration of a masonry wall surface under specific water flow rate and air pressure conditions. This test is intended for use on any masonry wall surface that can be properly instrumented and tested within the requirements of this standard.
This test method is not identical to and the results are not the same as the laboratory standard Test Method E514.
This test method evaluates the surface water penetration, which is not the same as through-wall water penetration evaluated by Test Method E514.
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 standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, or equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.