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ASTM International - ASTM E998-05

Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Glass in Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads by Nondestructive Method

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 17
ICS Code (Glass in building): 81.040.20
significance And Use:

This test method is a standard procedure to determine a stress pattern and estimate a probability of breakage of glass tested under uniform static loads.

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scope:

1.1 This test method is a nondestructive test procedure to establish the nature of stresses induced in glass subjected to uniform static loads. A procedure is provided for using this stress information to estimate the probability of breakage of the glass.

1.2 This test method is applicable to glass of various degrees of temper; for example, annealed, heat-strengthened, fully tempered, laminated, insulating, and combinations thereof.

1.3 This test method describes a process of applying specific test loads to glass. The test may be conducted using the standard test frame specified herein or a test frame of the user's design.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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 precautionary statements see Section .

Document History

October 1, 2019
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Architectural Glass Products Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads
1.1 This test method is a general test procedure for load tests of glass subjected to uniform static loads. It is applicable for test protocols involving specified loads, load durations, and loading...
April 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Glass in Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads by Nondestructive Method
1.1 This test method is a nondestructive test procedure to establish the nature of stresses induced in glass subjected to uniform static loads. A procedure is provided for using this stress...
October 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Glass in Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads by Nondestructive Method
1.1 This test method is a nondestructive test procedure to establish the nature of stresses induced in glass subjected to uniform static loads. A procedure is provided for using this stress...
ASTM E998-05
October 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Glass in Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads by Nondestructive Method
This test method is a standard procedure to determine a stress pattern and estimate a probability of breakage of glass tested under uniform static loads. Loads on glass in windows, curtain walls,...
October 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Glass in Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under the Influence of Uniform Static Loads by Nondestructive Method
1.1 This test method is a nondestructive test procedure to establish the nature of stresses induced in glass in windows, curtain walls, and doors subjected to uniform static loads. A procedure is...
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