ASTM International - ASTM D5167-03
Standard Practice for Melting of Hot-Applied Joint and Crack Sealant and Filler for Evaluation
|Publication Date:||10 July 2003|
|ICS Code (Binders. Sealing materials):||91.100.50|
significance And Use:
It is intended that this practice be used by manufacturers, users, and testing agencies. The use of this practice establishes a uniform procedure for the melting or heating of hot-applied sealants... View More
It is intended that this practice be used by manufacturers, users, and testing agencies. The use of this practice establishes a uniform procedure for the melting or heating of hot-applied sealants and fillers. It is not intended to establish test procedures or conditions of test which are associated with each of the joint sealants and fillers.View Less
1.1 This practice establishes the procedure for melting or heating, or both, of hot-applied joint and crack sealants and fillers in preparation for the making of test specimens used in the laboratory evaluations of the sealants and fillers. Refer to the specific standard material specification for sampling requirements, test sample quantity, temperatures and times for melting and heating, and the number of specimens required for testing.
1.2 This practice is applicable to the hot-applied joint and crack sealants and fillers used in both portland cement and asphaltic-concrete pavements.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
1.4 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. For specific precautions see Section 7.