Standard Specification for Adhesives Used for Laminate Joints in Nonstructural Lumber Products
|Publication Date:||10 April 1999|
|ICS Code (Adhesives):||83.180|
This specification covers performance levels for adhesives to be used
in laminate joints in
nonstructural lumber products. Such products include, but are not
limited to, interior and exterior
mouldings, window and door components or parts, and bonded lumber
panels. This specification is to
be used to evaluate adhesives as well as the adhesive bonds in
NOTE 1 - This specification supersedes the laminate-joint portion of Specification D 3110.
NOTE 2 - See 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 for descriptions of a
This specification applies to laminate-joint specimens made under both laboratory and field conditions. See Section 4 for limitations in using this specification to evaluate industrially manufactured laminate joint products.
The following safety caveat applies only to the apparatus and test methods portions, Sections 6, 7, 8, and 9 of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, 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.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard.
In this specification, laminate joint refers to both face and edge joints.
The following index is provided as a guide to the test methods in this specification:
NOTE 3 - The conditioning needed for various stages in the preparation of the specimens and for the exposure tests are given in Sections 7, 8, and 9.