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ASTM E2190

Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 March 2002
Status: inactive
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Glass in building): 81.040.20
scope:

This specification is applicable to preassembled permanently sealed insulating glass units with one or two airspaces and preassembled insulating glass units with capillary tubes intentionally left open.

This specification is applicable only to sealed insulating glass units that are constructed with glass.

The qualification of test specimens is based on frost/dew point and on the absence of fog after the specified test durations.

Qualification under this specification is intended to provide a basis for evaluating the durability of sealed insulating glass units.

This specification is not applicable to sealed insulating glass units containing a spandrel glass coating due to test method limitations.

This specification does not cover other physical requirements such as appearance, thermophysical properties, heat and light transmission, and glass displacement.

NOTE 1 - Sealed insulating glass units qualified according to this specification are not necessarily suitable for structurally glazed applications. Factors such as sealant longevity when exposed to long term ultraviolet light and the structural properties of the sealant must be reviewed for these applications. For more information on the requirements for structural sealant glazing applications refer to Specification C 1369, Guide C 1249, and Test Method C 1265.

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 requirements prior to use.

Document History

April 1, 2019
Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation
This specification covers preassembled permanently sealed insulating glass units with one or two cavities and preassembled insulating glass (IG) units with capillary tubes intentionally left open or...
November 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation
This specification covers preassembled permanently sealed insulating glass units with one or two airspaces and preassembled insulating glass units with capillary tubes intentionally left open. This...
October 15, 2008
Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation
This specification covers preassembled permanently sealed insulating glass units with one or two airspaces and preassembled insulating glass units with capillary tubes intentionally left open. This...
ASTM E2190
March 10, 2002
Standard Specification for Insulating Glass Unit Performance and Evaluation
This specification is applicable to preassembled permanently sealed insulating glass units with one or two airspaces and preassembled insulating glass units with capillary tubes intentionally left...
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