ISO 16544

Thermal insulating products for building applications - Conditioning to moisture equilibrium under specified temperature and humidity conditions

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 15 May 2012
Status: active
Page Count: 20
ICS Code (Thermal and sound insulating materials): 91.100.60
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This International Standard specifies equipment and procedures to condition a thermal insulating product to equilibrium moisture content at (23 ± 2) °C and (50 ± 5) % relative humidity.

It is also applicable to thermal insulating products with moulded skins but is not normally relevant for faced products or for products with other surface treatments.

NOTE 1 The normally specified moisture content is the result of the equilibrium between the atmosphere and the product at (23 ± 2) °C and (50 ± 5) % relative humidity. This International Standard can also be used if a product has to be conditioned to other relative humidities.

NOTE 2 The moisture equilibrium may, due to hysteresis effects, differ depending on whether the equilibrium has been reached by absorption or by desorption. In addition, perfect equilibrium can require a very long time to be reached. Therefore, it is necessary to accept equilibrium within a certain accuracy.

NOTE 3 For products that do not absorb moisture, conditioning is not needed. It should, nevertheless, be ensured that there is no water on the surface before testing.

Document History

ISO 16544
May 15, 2012
Thermal insulating products for building applications - Conditioning to moisture equilibrium under specified temperature and humidity conditions
This International Standard specifies equipment and procedures to condition a thermal insulating product to equilibrium moisture content at (23 ± 2) °C and (50 ± 5) % relative humidity. It is also...

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