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ASTM International - ASTM E2398-11

Standard Test Method for Water Capture and Media Retention of Geocomposite Drain Layers for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 15 February 2011
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Plant growing): 65.020.20
ICS Code (Roofs): 91.060.20
significance And Use:

Determining these performance characteristics of vegetative (green) roof systems provides information to facilitate the assessment of related engineering aspects of the facility. Such aspects may... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the water and media retention of synthetic drains layers used in vegetative (green) roof systems.

1.2 This test method is applicable to geocomposite drain layers that retain water and media in cup-like receptacles on their upper surface. Examples include shaped plastic membranes and closed-cell plastic foam boards

1.3 This test method does not apply to products manufactured from water-absorptive materials.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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 to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

ASTM E2398-11
February 15, 2011
Standard Test Method for Water Capture and Media Retention of Geocomposite Drain Layers for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the water and media retention of synthetic drains layers used in vegetative (green) roof systems. 1.2 This test method is applicable to geocomposite...
August 15, 2005
Standard Test Method for Water Capture and Media Retention of Geocomposite Drain Layers for Green Roof Systems
Determining these performance characteristics of green roof systems provides information to facilitate the assessment of related engineering aspects of the facility. Such aspects may include...
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