ASTM International - ASTM C474-02
Standard Test Methods for Joint Treatment Materials for Gypsum Board Construction
|Publication Date:||10 December 2002|
|ICS Code (Walls. Partitions. Façades):||91.060.10|
|ICS Code (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar):||91.100.10|
1.1 These test methods cover the physical testing of joint compound, paper joint tape, glass-mesh joint tape, and an assembly of joint compound and paper joint tape.
1.1.1 Joint treatment materials are specified in Specification C 475/C 475M.
1.1.2 The joint treatment material described in this standard are for use with gypsum board installed in accordance with Specification C 840.
1.2 The test methods appear in the following order:
|Joint Compound Tests:|
|Joint Tape Tests:|
|Paper Joint Tape Tests|
|Assemblages of Paper Joint Tape and Joint Compound:|
|Bond of Paper Joint Tape to Joint Compound|
|Cracking of Joint Compound at Tape Edges|
|Glass-Mesh Joint Tape Test|
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI (metric) values given in brackets are approximate and are provided for information purposes only.
1.4 The text of this standard 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 the standard.
1.5 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.