ASTM International - ASTM C1083-06(2011)
Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Cellular Elastomeric Gaskets and Sealing Materials
|Publication Date:||1 June 2011|
|ICS Code (Binders. Sealing materials):||91.100.50|
significance And Use:
This test method will quantify the water absorption characteristics of cellular elastomeric gaskets and sealing materials. It is a test that enables the specifier to exercise engineering judgment... View More
This test method will quantify the water absorption characteristics of cellular elastomeric gaskets and sealing materials. It is a test that enables the specifier to exercise engineering judgment in the selection of materials.View Less
1.1 This test method covers those cellular elastomeric compounds that are manufactured in preformed shapes such as gaskets, and that are used as compression seals for glazing purposes and as sealing materials in other applications in building construction.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
1.3 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.