ASTM International - ASTM D6455-11
Standard Guide for the Selection of Test Methods for Prefabricated Bituminous Geomembranes (PBGM)
|Publication Date:||1 February 2011|
|ICS Code (Binders. Sealing materials):||91.100.50|
significance And Use:
To properly evaluate PBGM, tests must be performed according to specific test methods and procedures. Failure to follow this practice can result in data not representative of the material's... View More
To properly evaluate PBGM, tests must be performed according to specific test methods and procedures. Failure to follow this practice can result in data not representative of the material's characteristics and performance.View Less
1.1 This guide provides recommendations for the selection of appropriate test methods for prefabricated bituminous sheet used in geomembrane applications to provide consistency in data reporting.
1.2 This guide includes test methods for all types of prefabricated bituminous geomembranes (PBGM).
1.3 This guide is intended to aid all personnel involved in the selection, manufacture, or evaluation of prefabricated bituminous geomembranes. Field-related evaluation of PBGM, including but not limited to seam testing, is beyond the scope of this guide.
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.